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Investing in your MEC program often results in a higher salary and better career options when you graduate. Find out more about tuition and support.



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We are looking for students who understand the global nature of the internet and want to develop deep and well-rounded knowledge of e-commerce by drawing on different areas of study.


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Why choose Dalhousie's Master of Electronic Commerce?

  1. Unique Blend: Gain broad insight from three faculties. Take specialized courses from Dalhousie’s faculties of Computer Science, Management, and Law and build on your existing knowledge.
  2. Career Opportunities: Gain real-world professional experience through our internship and thesis options. International students can work in Canada.
  3. Diverse Backgrounds: MEC students can come from Computer Science, Management or Social Science backgrounds. No extensive programming knowledge is required to start—just an undergraduate degree, aptitude, interest, and a drive to succeed!
  4. Established: Founded in 2000, Dalhousie’s Master of Electronic Commerce was the first of its kind in Canada. It has since been recognized for its ability to produce e-commerce industry leaders.
  5. Specialize: Once you’ve mastered the basics, you can take relevant graduate or professional courses with students from other programs including: Computer Science, Law or Business Administration. 
  6. High Demand: Core MEC skills such as: data mining, analytics, web development or entrepeneurship are in particularly high demand by employers.

    Three faculties, one degree

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    The Master of Electronic Commerce program is a collaboration between Dalhousie's faculties of Computer ScienceManagement and Law and includes customized courses in all three areas. 

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    Our grads can be found leading e-commerce divisions of large companies, founding disruptive technology ventures, and conducting cutting-edge research. Where will you go?