• Application Deadline
  • 18 months


The Business Administration in Executive Management program at the Royal Roads University gives you the solid foundation required of today’s business leaders, as well as the opportunity to put your learning to work through hands-on practice. 

No matter what your career aspirations are, you’ll be able to use the tools and techniques found in your program to move your organization forward.

Who It's For

Experienced managers and business leaders who are looking for versatility and customization of their MBA experience. The program builds on each student’s current knowledge and experience to develop the strategic skills business growth depends upon, and provides a broad understanding of critical issues in management leadership.  

It also allows students to select electives in such areas as sustainability, innovation, coaching or international business for an individualized MBA experience that aligns with their career goals.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Getting Down to Business
  • Introduction to Academic Integrity
  • Constructing and Communicating Effective Arguments
  • Strategy
  • Foundations of Strategic Leadership
  • Accounting for Strategic Business Decisions
  • Delivering Customer Value

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 3

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 3 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Completion of a four-year (or comparable) undergraduate degree in a related field from a recognized post-secondary institution, normally with a minimum GPA of 'B' (3.00/4.33).
  • Applicants who meet the degree requirement, but not the GPA, may be required to take the Academic Writing and Critical Thinking course and obtain a minimum 'B' (73%) in the writing course prior to commencing the program.
  • Normally, at least seven years of full-time relevant work experience, with three years at a management* level and increasing levels of responsibility.

Work Experience

At least 7 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    33408 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 50109 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
  • National

    29016 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 43530 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 18 months.
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Living costs for Victoria

  • 1490 - 2100 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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