Master of Electronic Commerce

The interdisciplinary Master of Electronic Commerce program is rooted in Dalhousie’s faculties of Computer Science, Law, and Management. MEC students master the skills needed to communicate with deal-makers, lawyers, software designers and financial and marketing specialists.

With wide-ranging knowledge in technology, business, and social-economic policy, MEC students have the skills to manage major electronic business projects and to communicate effectively.

Student skills

  • Client-server architecture
  • Relational databases
  • Data mining tools and techniques
  • Online marketing tools and techniques
  • Electronic commerce business issues
  • Electronic Commerce technology
  • Electronic Commerce law & policy


  • Finance
  • Social Gaming
  • Systems Integration
  • Mobile Technology
  • Online Retail

Past roles

  • SAP Finance Consultant
  • Data Analytics Intern
  • Marketing Informatics Intern
  • Marketing and Business Development Associate
  • Web Application Development 

Past employers

Internship schedule

  Fall Winter Summer
1st year Study Study Internship
2nd year Study Study Study


Courses completed prior to internship

  • Overview of Electronic Commerce
  • Technology Issues for Electronic Commerce
  • Business Issues for Electronic Commerce
  • Issues in Law and Policy for Electronic Commerce
  • Research Methods

Typical rates of pay

Hourly $ 17-25/hr
Weekly $ 680-1000


Faculty of Computer Science: Masters of Electronic Commerce website.