The Dalhousie MBA

An MBA for a Changing World

The Faculty of Management, home of the Dalhousie MBA program, has an international reputation for developing private sector, public sector, and civil society leaders who inspire and lead others to tackle complex challenges and achieve responsible results.   

Our MBA program provides highly motivated recent graduates, early career professionals, and those looking to strengthen their managerial and leadership capabilities unique pathways through which they can equip themselves with the personal and professional skills necessary to make a more meaningful impact, see the world differently, and solve today’s complex business problems. 


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Corporate Residency Pathway

Length: Full-time/22 months*

Mode of Delivery: Primarily in-person with online and in-person electives.

Ideal Candidate: This pathway is intended for individuals who have recently completed an undergraduate degree (direct entry) or early career professionals looking for a pivot. Applicants must have less than 5 years' work experience.

*The joint JD/MBA program spans 4 years and is offered in conjunction with the Schulich School of Law.

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Career Advance Pathway

Length: Part-time/2.5–7 years

Mode of Delivery: Primarily online/blended with 3.5 days of in-person Core Course intensives offered on a rotating basis in Halifax, Toronto, Calgary, and Vancouver.

Ideal Candidate: This pathway is intended for mid-career working professionals who wish to advance their career. Applicants must have more than 5 years' relevant professional work experience and reside in Canada.