Profile of Michael G. DeGroote School of Business - McMaster University
The DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario has been offering business degree programs since 1952 and is recognized for its commitment to co-operative education, intensive research, innovative pedagogical methods, and services to the corporate world. The School has been ranked number one by the University of Alberta∆s 'Canadian Business School Research Output and Impact Study' for its ability to develop extensive and unique 'intellectual capital' in the discipline of Management. Educationally, what sets the School apart from others is its commitment to co-operative learning; not only does the School have the most extensive co-operative program in Canada but it is also an integrated and mandatory aspect of most other programs. The School of Business at McMaster University believes deeply in the amalgamation of in-class learning with real-world work experience in order to develop graduates which are able to effectively apply what they have learned.
Offered at the School are a wide array of more than 8 undergraduate and graduate degree opportunities including the Bachelor of Commerce, Honours Bachelor of Commerce, Joint Bachelor of Engineering/Management, Master of Business Administration (MBA), with specialization options in Accounting and Financial Management Services, eBusiness, Finance, General Management, Health Services Management, Information Systems, Management Science, Management of Innovation and New Technology, Operations Management, Strategic Business Valuation, and Strategic Marketing, doctorates in Management Science Systems and Human Resource Management, and graduate diplomas in Management and .Management of Innovation and New Technology.
Students at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are afforded the opportunity to study abroad in 1 of 15 post-secondary institutions in Denmark, Egypt, England, France, Germany, India, Iran, Mexico, Norway, Singapore, or Taiwan. Additionally, the innovative Directors College, which is a joint effort between McMaster University and the Conference Board of Canada, provides directors and prospective directorship candidates with 'practically oriented corporate governance education' and the AIC Institute for Strategic Business Studies at the DeGroote School of Business offers further learning opportunities in the form of an MBA specialization in strategic business studies, a certificate in business valuation for industry professionals, and two Professorships.