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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 AccreditedThe 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.

Our Programs

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:  a complete business education with a lot of flexibility, featuring 8 concentrations including accounting and entrepreneurship, co-operative education and study abroad options.
  • Bachelor of International Business: a truly international business education and experience, featuring intensive training in a foreign language and a full year of study abroad to develop language fluency and cross-cultural skills.
  • Master of Accounting: a rigorous program that provides a gateway to a career in professional accounting. CPA-accredited.
  • Sprott MBA: features include concentrations in Business Analytics, Financial Management, International Business, International Development Management, Management and Change,  the MBA internship program, and an accelerated MBA for business graduates. We also deliver the Sprott MBA in Shanghai, China and Bogota, Colombia.
  • 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. The Advancing Women in Leadership program is offered by the Carleton Centre for Research and Education of Women and Work.

Sprott by the numbers

Student Enrollment (2017-2018)

Bachelor of Commerce: 1,977
Bachelor of International Business: 221
MBA: 267
Master of Accounting: 60
PhD in Management: 51

Faculty & Staff

Faculty members: 59
Professional staff: 36