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University of Saskatchewan, Edwards School of Business MBA

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Program Overview

The Edwards Master of Business Administration values accessibility and a high academic experience. Students develop an approach to management that is both integrative and strategic, gaining a deeper understanding of organizations and their local and global context. By enhancing their interpersonal communication, team building and leadership skills, graduates enter their professional endeavors with confidence, integrity and accountability. The Edwards MBA provides each student with a strong component of core courses, a variety of industry-based elective courses to choose from, a strong professional development program and an international study tour. The program focuses around team-building, leadership and business strategy.


 Flexible Program Format - Completed in 12 months, from September to August, if taken full-time or up to three years if taken part-time
 International Study Tour - Explore a country’s business practices, challenges and cultures firsthand
 Executive Dialogue Series - Learn from successful business leaders and network with future colleagues
 Management Consulting Project - Complete a project tailored to industry host or an entrepreneurial-focused business plan
 Career Services - Determine personal plan based on individual qualifications, experience and career aspirations

Admissions & Tuition


Information For International Students

Admissions Criteria
 Minimum GPA: 3.0
 Minimum Work Experience: No Set Minimum
English Language Proficiency  (Minimum Score)
      IELTS: 6.5
      TOEFL (Computer-based): 250.0
      TOEFL (Internet-based): 97.0
      TOEFL (Paper-based): 600.0
Deadlines (Month/Day)
 Application: March 31
 Notification of Acceptance: Varies
Fees (C$)
 International Application Fee: 75
 Total Tuition for Program: 31,750
 Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 31,750

Programs/Credentials Offered

Pre-MBA Programs (Bridge Programs)
Two-Year MBA Degree
One-Year MBA (Accelerated MBA) Degree

Fields of Study

Communications & Media Management
Entrepreneurship & Venture Management
Finance & Finance Management
Health Care Administration
International Management
Management Consulting
Marketing Research
Sales Management
Technology Commercialization
Business Administraton & General Management
Business & Public Policy
Communications Technology Management

Ranking and Reputation

The University of Saskatchewan is one of the oldest and most established universities in Canada, having celebrated it centennial in 2007. Its Alumni Association was established in 1917 and continues to plan an active role in the institution's governance and liaising with current students. The MBA follows this tradition of excellence and historical Canadian significance. The MBA program was first introduced in 1967 and continues an active role in educating the brightest and best that Canada has to offer in organizational leadership.

Buildings & Facilities

The downtown campus is a 1626 square meter space, allowing the Edwards School of Business to offer graduate business programming in an industry setting. The downtown business campus, which is also home of the school's business administration certificate program in addition to other certificate, executive and professional programming, is convenient for MBA students who often work in the downtown area. The K.W. Nasser Center's location enhances the student experience through its convenience, ease of access and increased opportunities to connect with members of the business community.

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