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University of New Brunswick - Fredericton, Faculty of Business Administration

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Program Overview

It's never business as usual in the University of New Brunswick's (UNB) MBA program. By building a solid foundation in management skills and through customized professional tracks, UNB students' business careers get the boost they need to get ahead in an extremely competitive workplace. UNB helps develop and sharpen students' managerial and leadership skills with valuable hands-on experience.

During year one students take accounting, marketing, business data analysis, organization studies, finance, corporate governance and law, MIS, systems and operations management, and professional development. In year two students take strategy, integrative studies(or an internship) and electives.


 UNB's MBA offers a unique professional development seminar series bridging the gap between the classroom and workplace
 UNB's Activator program helps budding entrepreneurs create business plans, travel to global hotspots and pitch to investors
 In 2009 two UNB MBA students won 1st prize in Canada's Next Ad Executive Competition
 In 2008 UNB SIF students won 1st prize in the North American Global Investment Research Challenge in New York City (they won 2nd place in the Global round)
 Since 1998 UNB SIF students have outperformed the industry average pass rate on the CFA Level One exam

Admissions & Tuition


Information For International Students

Admissions Criteria
 Minimum GPA: 3.0
 Minimum Work Experience: 3
English Language Proficiency  (Minimum Score)
      IELTS: 7.0
      TOEFL (Computer-based): 213.0
      TOEFL (Internet-based): 92.0
      TOEFL (Paper-based): 580.0
Deadlines (Month/Day)
 Application: March 31
  Notification of Acceptance: Varies
Fees (C$)
  International Application Fee: 50
  Total Tuition for Program: 22,068
  Total Fees for Program (excluding books): 2,778
 Total Cost of Program (excluding books): 24,846

Language Support for International Students

  • Language Classes During Program
  • Language Testing and Placement
  • Pre-program Language Classes

Programs/Credentials Offered

  • Two-Year MBA Degree
  • Specialized MBA Degree
  • Advanced MBA (Dual Degree) Degree
  • Part-Time MBA (Evening MBA) Degree

Fields of Study

  • Accounting
  • Brand & Product Management
  • Consumer Behaviour
  • Entrepreneurship & Venture Management
  • Finance & Finance Management
  • Human Resources Management
  • Management of Information Systems
  • Leadership
  • Management Consulting
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Management
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Quality Assurance
  • Sales Management
  • Services Management
  • Sports & Leisure Management
  • Technology Commercialization
  • Business Administraton & General Management
  • Business & Public Policy
  • Product Development
  • Communications Technology Management
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Strategic Management & Policy

Buildings & Facilities

  • UNB provides wireless Internet, student email and a full suite of software programs
  • The Faculty of Business Administration is located in Edith Singer Hall, which houses an MBA computer lab,MBA Society Lounge, and smart classrooms
  • The Student Investment Fund is housed in the TMX Boardroom
  • UNB's Harriet Irving Library houses a Starbucks Learning Commons, several smart group rooms and study carrels for graduate students
  • The Graduate Student Association is housed in Windsor House, once home to the former poet laureate and writer in residence, Alden Nowlan. This facility houses study space, a bar, and GSA offices

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