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MBA and Business Degree Programs at Cape Breton University

Profile of MBA Program - Cape Breton University

Cape Breton University's Shannon School of Business, located in the Cape Breton Regional Municipality near Sydney, Nova Scotia, like its parent institution, offers an educational experience which is rooted in the culture, history, and political economy of its home province, in particular, and of the Maritimes, in general. The School aims to create successful but socially responsible and ethical economic and corporate leaders by educating students in the broad functional areas of business, in the particular knowledge of professional business designations, and in the social and ethical obligations of business.

The main program offered by the School is the Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development (CED). Blending the disciplines of business and social sciences with the practice of community economic development, the MBA in CED is a unique program in Atlantic Canada designed for learners who aspire to play leadership roles in the public sector, in Third sector organizations, and in community-minded businesses. Cape Breton University's School of Business also offers over 6 other programs including the Bachelor of Business Administration Internship Opportunity, Bachelor of Technology Information (Co-op), Bachelor of Hospitality and Tourism Management (3-year Internship), Certificate in Management and Certificate in Professional Development.

The Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University is committed to fostering a student friendly learning environment through such things as maintaining low student/teacher ratios to facilitate student-faculty interaction and state-of-the-art learning facilities like 'Smart Classrooms' which are equipped with the latest teaching and learning enhancing technology.

MBA Program - Stats

Length of Program
12-26 months

Number of Full-Time Students

Contact Information

MBA Program
Cape Breton University
1250 Grand Lake Road
Sydney, Nova Scotia
B1P 6L2, Canada

Tel: 902-563-1467
Fax: 902-562-0075

Application Process and Requirements

A bachelor's degree from a recognized university is required.

Letters of Reference
Three Letters of Reference, preferably including one professional and one academic

Work Experience
There is no work requirement under Standard Admission but the course work will be more meaningful if an applicant has some work experience


Minimum GMAT Score
Satisfactory scores on a GMAT or GRE is required.

Satisfactory scores on the TOEFL.

Tuition Fees
$18,780 total program cost

International Tuition Fees
$20,013 total program cost

Applications for the July start must be received by March 31. Application is April 30th for September start

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