May 20, 2022  
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 
    
University of Alberta Calendar 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

The MBA with Specialization in International Business (Business) [Graduate]


The MBA with specialization in International Business trains managers to excel in today’s global economy. It is designed to give students experience in addressing the challenges and identifying the opportunities of global markets.

Entrance Requirements


Applicants holding any recognized undergraduate degree will be considered for admission to this program. Admission to the MBA (International Business) Program is based on the applicant’s undergraduate grades, three letters of reference, a statement of purpose explaining how this program relates to the applicant’s career goals, and the Graduate Management Admission Test score. For candidates interested in this program, a minimum of two years’ full-time work experience is desirable. A resume outlining past work experience is required as part of the application materials.

Program Requirements


The course requirements are as follows:

  • ★30 required MBA core courses
  • Four ★3 International Business electives (chosen from an approved list)
  • Five ★3 approved graduate-level electives

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; however, it must be completed within six consecutive years from initial registration in the program.