Jun 25, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022

The MBA with Specialization in Innovation and Entrepreneurship (Business) [Graduate]


The MBA with specialization in Innovation and Entrepreneurship trains managers who can take new ideas and inventions from their source of discovery to the marketplace. It is designed to give students the expertise to assess and realize commercial potential of the latest technologies, as well as to apply entrepreneurial approaches to commercializing technology and innovation.

Program Requirements


Students are required to complete a minimum of ★60 in coursework, including a ★3 capping exercise.

Coursework (★57)


  • BUS 501  
  • MBA core courses  
  • Two ★3 Innovation and Entrepreneurship courses
  • Two ★3 Innovation and Entrepreneurship electives (chosen from an approved list)
  • Five ★3 approved graduate level electives

Capping Exercise (★3)


Ethics Requirement


The FGSR Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement is fulfilled through registration in SEM 652 .

Professional Development Requirement


Students in the MBA with Specialization in Innovation and Entrepreneurship fulfill the FGSR Professional Development Requirement through their program.

Length of Program


Students enrolled in this program on a full-time basis can complete it in two calendar years however, it may be possible to accelerate studies with the completion of courses during Spring/Summer. Alternatively, this course-based MBA program may be taken on a part-time basis.

The maximum time to complete the course-based MBA program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.