Reviewing nine MBA programs in B.C. that can meet your every business school need.
Tuition fees at these B.C. business schools fall in a range from about $20,000 to $40,000, while time commitments range from 12 months to two years. Fresh-faced graduates can opt for one, while seasoned managers might choose another. You don't have to leave the province to get a top-notch education.
UBC Sauder School of Business | Vancouver
GO HERE IF you’re an experienced working professional looking to advance your career. The 15-month program requires full-time attendance, while a 28-month part-time option is available. An optional exchange program offers international exposure, while internships or industry projects offer hands-on work experience.
SFU Segal Graduate School of Business | Vancouver
GO HERE IF you want to fast-track your entry to a career in business. This program is designed for those with an undergraduate degree in a field other than business and less than five years’ professional work experience. The intensive 12-month program includes an optional international field study trip. An internship following the 12-month program offers an introduction to the professional ranks.
GO HERE IF you want an MBA with international exposure and real-world work experience. Program includes working with sponsor companies to tackle real workplace projects, with options for co-op placements and international study electives. A part-time option lets students keep working while earning a degree over 29 to 33 months.
Royal Roads University School of Business | Victoria
GO HERE IF you’re a working professional with management experience. The online model lets you keep working while you progress through the program with a cohort of peers. Includes two three-week residencies, at least one on the Victoria campus, with an option of one in Grenoble, France. Specialization options include management consulting and human resources management.
GO HERE IF you’re a recent business graduate whose interests are global in scope. Coursework has a strong international focus, and you’ll be rubbing shoulders with a cohort of students from around the world, thanks to TRU’s extensive international recruiting program.
GO HERE IF you’re a working professional whose interest in business extends beyond spreadsheets and the bottom line. TWU is a Christian university, and, while religion doesn’t figure directly in its MBA program, the curriculum is designed around questions of ethics and the role of business in the community. Specialization options include entrepreneurship, international business and the non-profit sector.
University Canada West | Victoria and Vancouver
GO HERE IF you have an undergraduate business degree and want to fast-track entry to the professional business ranks. Intensive on-campus teaching is complemented by a major research or consulting assignment.
University of Northern B.C. School of Business | Prince George
GO HERE if you have at least three years’ experience in management and are looking for a broad-based foundation in the fundamentals of business. The program is designed to let professionals continue working while visiting the Prince George campus once a month for intense three- and sometimes four-day immersion sessions.
GO HERE IF you want a business degree with international credentials. Thanks to a partnership with England’s University of Hertfordshire, upon graduation you’ll receive two degrees: an MBA and a British-accredited master of science in international business. Program includes a three-month internship and an applied business project.