Full-Time MBA

Full Time MBA

The Full-Time MBA represents a significant achievement and valuable credential for anyone seeking to advance their career with a focus on business issues. The program will equip you with business knowledge and sought-after skills to further your career.

The Program

The Full-Time MBA is unquestionably challenging, inspiring, focused, effective, and "real world". Through a blend of lecture, case, and applied learning, UAlberta MBA graduates are equipped with current knowledge, sought-after skills, and confidence to advance your career. 

Completed in just 20 months, the UAlberta MBA program allows you the flexibility to pursue knowledge in a wide range of topics through our Career Tracks, as a combined degree or a general program.

Application Dates for Fall 2024

International Students: October 1, 2023 - March 1, 2024

Domestic Students: October 1, 2023 - May 1, 2024

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Why the UAlberta MBA?


Grads Employed Within 3 Months of Graduation

Dedicated Career Management Programming
The UAlberta MBA equips students with the knowledge needed to function well in a corporate or entrepreneurial environment. With a required course in Career Management Skills, one-on-one coaching, and career planning with the MBA Career Management Centre, and the opportunity to pursue a summer internship, you are well placed for success with the UAlberta MBA.
Collaborative Environment

The Alberta MBA provides a personalized and high-quality learning experience. Core courses have approximately 40 students enrolled, with elective course sizes are closer to 25. Teamwork is an essential element of the Alberta MBA. Entering students move through the core curriculum in groups and develop close working relationships with their peers. With a diverse student body, students are exposed to a wide range of views and insights from their classmates.

Alberta's close-knit environment extends beyond the classroom. Whether representing Alberta at the MBA Games, creating social change with Net Impact, or getting involved with the MBA Association there are many opportunities to be active outside the classroom. These strong connections carry forward into our active alumni network.

Global Reach
While anchored in Alberta, the Alberta MBA has a global focus. With half of the class hailing from outside of Canada and faculty from around the world, Alberta MBA classes have an international perspective. You also have the option of gaining international experience through our study tours, exchanges, and dual degree program. The reach of the Alberta MBA is seen through our 25,000 strong alumni network. Alberta alumni the globe with School of Business alumni in over 70 countries and in every sector of business.
Outstanding Faculty

Home to exceptional faculty, the Alberta School of Business is ranked among the top 10 publicly-funded universities for research (Financial Times of London 2013). While the School boasts incredible research talent, this does not come at the expense of teaching. Our high-quality instruction is informed by exceptional research. Our climate of collaboration brings knowledge into the classroom. Our small class sizes foster personal attention from faculty members.