Why choose Management at Dal?
There's no other program like it in Canada. Our Bachelor of Management provides an innovative and interdisciplinary program that combines information management, environmental resource management, public administration and business.
This flexible degree allows you to fuse individual interests with management skills in a creative, practical and professional capacity. You'll have the option of graduating with a general management degree or declaring a major in one of seven major options.
Whether you have a specific career goal in mind or you plan to explore the endless opportunities in the field of management, this program helps you develop an invaluable skill set that incorporates managerial concepts usually reserved for the graduate level. You will be equipped with the sophisticated decision-making skills necessary for leadership and management positions.
Accredited by AACSB International
Only 15% of the world's business schools hold this distinction.
Bachelor of Management (BMgmt)
- Choose from one of the seven major options* below to focus your degree on an area of interest (4 years)
- Or stay flexible by doing a general degree (4 years)
*In many programs, students must declare their major after their first academic year. As a student in the Bachelor of Management program, you may choose to declare a major at any point between your first and final academic year.
Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Focus on the principles and skills you need to create or support new ventures, either independently or in organizations. With a major in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, you can start your own business, manage a family enterprise, or work within an organization to develop new strategic ventures.
Sustainable Resources and the Environment
Learn how to manage natural resources (e.g. minerals, forests) and ecosystems (e.g. parks, protected areas) for a balance of public and private values. A major in Sustainable Resources and the Environment will prepare you for a career managing a green technology company, working for a mining or forestry company, or working for government.
Public Sector Management
Explore how to create a good society and how to balance justice with order. Students who major in Public Sector Management enter careers in government – municipally, provincially, or federally – or may opt to pursue a management position in a public organization or institution.
Leadership and Organizations
Focus on the theory and practice of leadership in the management of organizations. Our Leadership and Organizations major prepares you to become a manager in any organizational setting.
Learn key techniques to identify, capture, process and distribute information to support decision-making and strategic planning in any organizational setting. You may consider a career in information, database, or project management.
Management and Globalization
Manage international development projects around the world, or work overseas for a multinational or international corporation. Pursue your interest in international development or international business development with a major in Management and Globalization.
Environment, Sustainability and Society
Drawing on virtually every academic discipline, Dalhousie has created the first Environment, Sustainability and Society program in Canada. Students who major in Environment, Sustainability and Society find careers as environment counselors/advisors, waste and pollution control officers, auditors and environmental educators.
Gain relevant work experience and explore your interests before you graduate. Our optional Internship program takes place between your third and final academic year and is open to all Bachelor of Management students.
Did you know you can do a Bachelor of Management with a minor in journalism? Bachelor of Management students can explore minor options in a variety of subjects including:
- Earth Science
- Gender & Women’s Studies
- International Development Studies
- Russian Studies
Dalhousie's Intercultural Communication Certificate can be taken as a supplement to your Management degree. The certificate recognizes academic learning, volunteer and work experience, and language skills related to the effective use of communication in diverse cultural contexts, an important skill set needed for career development in a global market. Find out more at the Intercultural Communication Certificate website.
Required high school courses:
- Academic Math
- 3 university preparatory courses
Recommended high school courses:
- Political Science
- Science (Environmental class)
See admission requirements for more information.
- June 8, registration begins for new high school students
- September 5, classes begin, fall term
- December 5, exams begin
- See other important dates.
- Classes in first and second year range from 50-200 students
- Upper-level classes range from 15-30 students
Use our Fee Calculator to estimate the cost of a full year at Dalhousie.
Residence & Housing
Whether you're applying to one of our residence halls or you’re looking for help with an off-campus apartment search, Dalhousie’s Residence and Housing services can help.
- Meal plans
- Dorm-style traditional residences
- Apartment-style, non-traditional
- Off-campus housing
- March 15: deadline for scholarship consideration for fall semester
- April 1: for international applicants
- June 1: for Canadian and American applicants
- August 15: Dalhousie students returning to the same program or visiting students
- See the full list of application deadlines for all programs here.