M.B.A. On Campus

Natural Resources, Energy, and Environment

University of Alberta

24 months
7680 CAD/year
3759 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The University of Alberta MBA in Natural Resources, Energy, and Environment program  is unique in Canada and only one of a few similar programs offered globally.  



  • The NREE students tackle many business challenges, including:
  • How can firms plan for the uncertainty related to future climate change regulation?
  • How can financial instruments be used to mitigate price-risk in energy and resource markets?
  • How do you lever the opportunities created by electronic markets for energy futures?
  • How do environmental regulations affect optimal natural resource extraction strategies?
  • How should governments manage public resources in order to maximize total benefit to society?

Career Opportunities

NREE graduates work in both the public and private sector, throughout Alberta, Canada, and the World.  Graduates work in managerial, consulting, analyst and other positions related to the energy and resource sectors.  The placement rate for NREE grads is very high.

The Program

All University of Alberta MBA in Natural Resources, Energy, and Environment program students first learn the fundamentals. NREE students also develop an energy-related analytical expertise based on a broad understanding of the resource and energy industries from the exploration and project development phases, through extraction and transformation, to transportation, logistics marketing and market issues. This allows students to address and analyze key strategic questions facing today's business leaders and policy makers. Throughout the program, the many links between resource and energy questions and environmental issues are highlighted, analyzed and understood.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Introduction to Financial Reporting and Analysis
  • Accounting Information and Internal Decision Making
  • Economic Foundations
  • Ethics & Corporate Social Responsibility with Communications
  • Managerial Finance
  • Principles of Marketing Management
  • Data Analysis and Decision Making
  • Managing People
  • Leadership Skills

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

International students - April 15


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

In assessing a candidate's academic and professional qualifications, the following criteria are used:

  • Recognized undergraduate degree with GPA of at least 3.0 (see international GPA equivalents)
  • Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT) score
  • English Language Proficiency for Non-native English speakers (see exemptions)
  • Professional work experience
  • Statement of Intent letter
  • Two letters of reference
  • Admissions interviews 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7680 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7680 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3759 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3759 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

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


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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