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Business Administration 

Thompson Rivers University

M.B.A. On Campus
1698 CAD/year
1262 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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 The Master of Business Administration experience at Thompson Rivers University provides networking and collaboration opportunities with local businesses, and students with a business administration background have the option to complete the MBA in just one year.

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Learners and faculty with diverse backgrounds come together from all over the world, contributing to a holistic perspective of a global business mind- and skill-set.


The Master of Business Administration program from Thompson Rivers University  offers thesis, project and course-based completion options. You’ll leave the program with concrete skills to apply to your workplace or your next venture.


TRU is a public university, and you can be confident that all TRU MBA students, regardless of their method of study, receive a rigorous academic experience.


An education doesn’t have to be expensive to be good. The TRU MBA offers one of the highest values for your dollar in Canada.


An MBA can give you broad-based management skills to advance to leadership roles. It can help you accelerate your career advancement or start your own businesses. Or it can help you gain the skills needed to confidently assume leadership roles and to gain a better understanding of complex situations and decisions.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Managerial Statistics
  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Economics for Managers/Global Economics
  • Marketing Management
  • Human Resource Management

Key information

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should possess a three or four-year undergraduate degree in any discipline with a minimum B average (GPA of 3.0 on a scale of 4.33 or local equivalent) in the last 60 credits. Applicants with a 4-year business degree from an acceptable institution may be eligible for accelerated entry directly into the 6000-level courses.

  • A GMAT score is not required, but candidates may be asked to submit a GMAT score to aid the degree committee in assessing their application when deficiencies are identified.
  • Applicants should possess adequate quantitative skills assessed through successful completion of specific undergraduate courses in quantitative subjects or an optional GMAT score. Those deemed to be deficient in these areas may be accepted but required to undertake other approved courses or developmental activities to upgrade their quantitative skills.
  •  letter of intent and resume

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1698 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 849 CAD per semester and a duration of  .
  • National

    1262 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 631 CAD per semester and a duration of  .


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Business Administration
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