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Executive Master of Business Administration

University of Alberta

20 months
7680 CAD/year
3759 CAD/year
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The University of Alberta Executive Master of Business Administration is designed to develop innovative leaders. Bringing together high quality, motivated students with a world class faculty, the EMBA program builds the skills needed to accelerate your career and expand upon your general management abilities.


About the Program

The University of Alberta Executive Master of Business Administration program is an intensive, 20 month program. Classes are delivered face-to-face at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. It is designed for senior-level managers who wish to enhance their organization’s value in a climate of increased complexity and uncertainty in competitive environments. Critical thinking skills are essential for making decisions at a senior level.

The Alberta Executive EMBA gives you these skills which will enable you to accelerate your career, whether your goal is a senior executive of a large corporation, to start your own company or to change your career. Not only will you learn these essential skills, you will learn about yourself: your strengths, weaknesses and how you interact with others. People skills are a fundamental aspect impacting your success as a leader. Combine these with key critical thinking and decision making skills to accelerate your growth and development to prepare you for your new career. You will have the opportunity to hear from and study the behaviour of other great leaders who have made a significant impact in business through the Executive Speaker Series.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Accounting 
  • Business Law 
  • Business Economics 
  • Business 
  • Finance 
  • Industrial Relations 
  • Marketing 
  • Management Science 
  • Management Information Systems 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 20 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The most important entrance requirement for the Executive MBA program is professional work experience. 
  • We value diverse and unique experience in terms of position and industry, and candidates must have supervisory or management experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7680 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7680 CAD per year during 20 months.
  • National

    3759 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3759 CAD per year during 20 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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