Business Administration

Why Business Administration @ Memorial?

Memorial's Faculty of Business Administration is recognized as a leader in Canadian business education. Graduates of the Faculty of Business Administration occupy positions of leadership in the private and public sectors provincially, nationally, and internationally. Research contributions by members of the faculty to top business journals rank first among universities in Atlantic Canada, influencing how and what students are taught. Graduates of Memorial's business programs are well prepared to make decisions and run organizations locally, nationally, and internationally.

Memorial University’s MBA program offers an outstanding combination of small class sizes, flexible study options, variety of teaching approaches, and international focus. Progressive course structures and high academic standards are applied to produce highly skilled graduates capable of competing in the global marketplace. MBA courses are taught using a combination of teaching styles to engage students and encourage their participation. The small classes allow for enhanced student-faculty interaction and greater personal instruction. A mix of part-time and full-time students enhances classroom discussion. This combination strengthens students’ communication skills and develops a broad knowledge base in our graduates. Teaching approaches are various and include case studies, role playing, lectures, research projects, and interactive simulations.

Description of program

  • MBA – Memorial’s MBA program is designed to prepare highly qualified students to become executive decision-makers who are cognizant of their operating environment, including international dimensions. The program’s key objectives are to 1) develop future managers’ problem-solving and decision-making skills, enabling them to identify, analyze, and solve complex and unstructured problems, and 2) provide a broad operating knowledge of management concepts and practices which can adapt to a wide variety of organizations and environments. The MBA program normally consists of 10-20 courses. Decisions on advanced standing are made at the time of admission. 

Minimum admission requirements

  • MBA – Bachelor's degree (minimum ‘B’ standing), balanced GMAT score of at least 550, and two years of full-time relevant work experience


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Program Information

Degrees Offered:





MBA: 1-2 years

Campus: St. John's

Application Deadline:

October 15 (part-time) for Winter admission

January 15 (part-time) for Spring admission

March 1 (international) for Fall admission

May 1 (Canadian) for Fall admission

Tuition (Canadian students):

2016-2017 academic year
MBA: $632-$953/semester

Tuition (International students):

2016-2017 academic year
MBA: $822-$1,239/semester

More tuition information

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