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Build a network of sector-specific professionals

"The program is providing me with great opportunities to share ideas with people from all of Canada’s big banks." Business Consultant Connie H. Chang, Technology Global Treasury Management | BMO Financial Group


Eligible for advanced standing?

If you’ve already achieved designations relating to the CSI, IFEBP, LOMA, FPSC, or CLU, you may be eligible for advanced standing.


Prof possesses global perspective

New Zealand, China, Jamaica, Saudi Arabia and the United States are just some of the countries professor Iraj Fooladi has taught and consulted in since leaving his native Iran in the 1970s.


Flexible program perfect for busy professionals

Study when and where you want – to strike a balance between your lifestyle, your current career and your learning needs.


Distance learning delivers

“The online aspect of the program is amazing. It allows you to connect with your classmates and professors, posting questions about each class. It’s a huge advantage to not actually have to be onsite in Halifax.” RBC manager Jim Hansen


Program Spotlight

8 reasons to pursue Dalhousie's MBA (FS):

  1. Real world: Our program provides practical, relevant and experiential ‘real world’ learning you’ll be able to apply to your job on an immediate and day-to-day basis.
  2. Flexible: You can complete the program in as little as two years, or take up to seven years, giving you the flexibility you need to balance your learning needs with your lifestyle and current professional duties.
  3. Head start: Our many industry affiliations offer you opportunities for advanced standing. You may have already earned credits towards your MBA degree.
  4. Quality teaching: Our degree is delivered by world class academics offering knowledge and expertise gained from years of practical business experience and research.
  5. Award winning: You’ll study within an award winning faculty at a university that leads in the discipline of management education.
  6. Networking: Our face-to-face intensive sessions offer an opportunity to build a lifelong network of financial services executives, both in Canada and internationally.
  7. Long standing: Established in 1996, our program already boasts almost a thousand alumni, across the country and internationally.
  8. Accessible: Our program’s blend of distance and face-to-face learning provides you with an opportunity to learn from anywhere, on a schedule that is designed with busy professionals in mind.


MBA FS student Jackie Reid-Ivany

Our program’s flexibility allowed student Jackie Perrot to balance family commitments with her twin goals of achieving an MBA while also earning the CFA designation.

Driving your development

MBA FS alumnus Aly Sumar

Calgary-based alumnus Aly Sumar, the director for ATB Financial’s Capital Management team, worked hard to complete our program in two years. The effort was worth it.