About Sprott

Welcome to the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University!

Sprott is a full-service business school in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – the nation’s capital. We explore complex management issues through our innovative programs, interdisciplinary research and collaborative partnerships. Our activities are aligned along three core strengths: international focus, innovation and responsible management. For more information, please see our Vision and Mission.

International Accreditation

AACSB-smallThe Sprott School of Business is accredited by AACSB International – the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master’s and doctorate degrees in business and accounting. AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education and has been earned by less than five per cent of the world’s business programs.

The Sprott School of Business is accredited by the Network of International Business Schools (NIBS), which recognizes business schools that have an international focus across all facets of the institution.

The knowledge to compete

We offer high quality business degree programs at the undergraduate, master’s and doctoral levels, as well as a range of professional development programs.

  • Bachelor of Commerce:  8 concentrations including entrepreneurship and supply chain management, co-operative education and study abroad options.
  • Bachelor of International Business: the only program of its kind in Canada with intensive language training and a mandatory, full year of study abroad.
  • Master of Accounting: rigorous program that provides a gateway to a career in professional accounting. CPA-accredited.
  • Sprott MBA: concentrations in Business Analytics, Financial Management, International Business, International Development Management, Management and Change, plus the MBA internship program.
  • PhD in Management: focused on applied research in an interdisciplinary context to address complex management issues.
  • Professional Programs:  open enrolment executive and professional development programs and seminars, as well as the Management Certificate for Women.

Intensive research culture

At Sprott, we pride ourselves on our research-intensive culture. The school has been recognized for research performance by the Administrative Sciences Council of Canada in seven of the past nine years.

Sprott Research Centres

Sprott by the numbers

STUDENT ENROLMENT (2014-15)
Bachelor of Commerce: 1,866
Bachelor of International Business: 278
MBA: 173
PhD in Management: 47

Faculty members: 59
Staff: 33