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Build the Research Foundation to Address Complex Management Issues

Sprott’s Master of Science in Management provides the research foundation to advance to doctoral studies or applied research careers in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors. The program focuses on applied research about complex management problems in a rapidly changing and global environment.

MSc in Management

In this program, you will develop research skills in the interdisciplinary and collaborative environment of the Sprott School of Business. We offer small classes and our dedicated professors serve as mentors for the duration of your program.

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The MSc in Management can only be completed full-time and is 2 years in length.

Program Features:

Core Courses

The core of the program is a set of integrative design, methodology and functional areas courses. You will develop a foundation in research methods and statistics, as well as further your knowledge in an area of interest. Coursework is combined with a thesis.


For the thesis, you will undertake independent research related to issues consistent with the general focus of the program. You will draw upon knowledge from multiple disciplinary areas within the School and may also draw from other departments in the University.

Research Areas

The main research areas of focus for the MSc in Management are:

Students can also take our MSc in Management with a Collaborative Specialization in Climate Change.

Collaborative, intense and inclusive research at Sprott is done by both our faculty and students. Our dedicated professors serve as mentors for the duration your program, as well as supportive staff who advise and assist you in meeting your goals. We also offer small class sizes to promote teamwork and collaboration. Sprott research is focused on relevant, interdisciplinary topics that make an impact on businesses and organizations for a better world tomorrow.

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Carleton University is located in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. As a G7 capital, Ottawa is home to Canada’s Parliament, federal government, diplomatic community, as well as a global technology sector, with many opportunities for research partnerships. Learn more about our capital advantage.

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Sprott School of Business
Carleton University
1125 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, ON, K1S 5B6
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