Business Administration

University of Guelph

M.B.A. Online
24 months
20303 CAD/year
20303 CAD/year
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The Business Administration program of University of Guelph is a hybrid online/on-site program designed for experienced business leaders who wish to catapult their careers even further.

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During the Business Administration of University of Guelph students will specialize in the areas most relevant to your career. Our goal is to enhance your leadership and management skills so that you can use them today, and for the rest of your career.

We believe education shouldn’t be offered in a one-dimensional setting. That is why we combine online learning with brief, intensive, and interactive onsite residential periods, allowing you to learn and complete course content around your busy life. We also provide two unique ways of completing your MBA degree, either through a major research project OR two additional elective courses. This allows you to tailor your program to meet your needs. 

Are you interested in:

  • Managerial development
  • Networking
  • An online option that provides accessibility and flexibility
  • Using case studies to further your expertise and knowledge

Career opportunities

Our students have careers in:

  • Agribusiness
  • Public Sector
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Education / Consulting / Association
  • Finance / Banking

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Management
  • Foundations of Leadership
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Research Methods for Managers
  • Financial Management
  • Foundations of Human Resource Management

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


60 alternative credits


  • Semi-structured
  • Regular optional meetings
  • Continuous support with feedback on request
  • Individual work/assignments (with online group discussions)

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.
B (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.
550 (required)
600 (recommended)

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
89 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Four-year undergraduate degree with an average of at least B- in last two years of full-time study
  • Three years (minimum) of work experience in a related field with supervisory and managerial responsibility
  • Three years (minimum) of work experience in a related field and a GMAT (minimum score of 550-600)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20303 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40607 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    20303 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 40607 CAD for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


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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This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

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