MBA Shanghai

a group of student from China sitting on the Carleton University sign at the entrance to campus

Students from Shanghai visiting the Carleton campus!

The Sprott School of Business has been delivering Carleton University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in Shanghai, in collaboration with the prestigious Glorious Sun School of Business and Management at Donghua University since 2005.

Carleton’s MBA in Shanghai provides an opportunity for students living in Shanghai to complete a Master’s degree from an internationally recognized Canadian business school in a executive format, while maintaining their jobs and regular daily life with minimal disruption.

The MBA program in Shanghai is designed to provide advanced management knowledge and facilitate development of skills in all management disciplines including those required to analyze, think strategically, make sound business decisions and lead. The ideal candidate is an individual who plans to assume a leadership position with internationally competitive organizations.

Our award-winning faculty delivers a challenging program that showcases the latest management tools and best practices, combined with real-world solutions. Courses are focused and practical, taught by instructors with extensive industry experience who apply case studies, hands-on exercises as well as business media and tools.

Program Requirements


MBA Shanghai Program Schedule

  • Lock-step program whereby admitted students take courses in a specified sequence with their cohort.
  • Typically, two MBA courses are delivered each month, over two intensive weekend sessions (Friday evening, all day Saturday, and all day Sunday).
  • Each cohort should be able to complete the program within 18 months. (Students who miss a course, or fail to achieve a B- or higher may be granted permission to take that course with the next cohort, but additional fees may be required.)


If you have questions please contact:

International Programs Officer
Sprott School of Business
824 Dunton Tower
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6

Phone: +1 (613) 520-2600 extension 1485