The Sprott Professional MBA program is designed for working professionals with a minimum of five years of relevant professional experience who wish to continue in their careers while completing their MBA. With courses delivered every other weekend, students are able to balance work and life demands with their commitment to achieve their goals.

Program Structure

The Professional MBA is cohort based and structured in an intensive executive format over 16 months. Courses are delivered from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. every second Friday and Saturday, allowing time for team projects and coursework.

The program features an integrated set of courses focusing on strategic management concepts and complex decision making, through a variety of approaches and techniques that include case studies and client-based projects. Course offerings reflect the current needs of organizations and market trends. Concentration choices are not offered within the Professional MBA program.

View the 2019-2020 Cohort Schedule.

View the 2019-2020 Course Map

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Application Deadline: Domestic Students

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Fall 2020: Apply by May 1, 2020

Only completed applications will be considered. All documents must be received by the application deadline.
Winter or Spring/Summer admission is not offered at this time.
Applications are considered on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to submit complete applications prior the application deadline. Applications will only be considered after the application deadline should spaces remain.

Application Deadline: International Students

Fall 2020: Apply by March 1, 2020

International students are admitted only once per year to begin studies each September.

Only completed applications will be considered. All documents must be received by the application deadline.

International candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early enough to allow sufficient time to secure Student Visas if offered admission.

Admissions Requirements

  • Four-year Bachelor’s degree with a minimum B average or equivalent,
  • Two professional letters of recommendations
  • A minimum of 5 years of professional work experience
  • In lieu of the GMAT, candidates are required to complete a series of self-paced, online modules through and meet the minimum criteria in order to be considered for admission.

Note: Professional experience is defined as positions which include, but are not limited to, managing or supervising team members and may include responsibility of a large portion of a project life-cycle; managing time, budget and resources; leading a team in developing needs assessments, processes, and delivery options; strategic and financial planning; or collaboration with key stakeholders.

Detailed Admissions Requirements

Travel and Accommodation for Commuters

Travel to Ottawa

Only a short distance from both Montreal and Toronto, with various flight and train travel options each day to make your travel convenient and affordable, student fares are offered by Porter Airlines, Air Canada  WestJet and Via Rail.

Hotels In Ottawa

While there are a variety of hotels to choose from in the vicinity of Carleton University, we have established corporate rates with several hotels to assist you in your search.

Conveniently located near Ottawa’s Macdonald-Cartier International Airport as well as Carleton University:

If your preference is to stay in the heart of Ottawa’s vibrant downtown core:

Each hotel is approximately a ten minute drive from Carleton’s campus whether you prefer to stay downtown or near Ottawa’s airport.

Professional MBA Tuition Fees Estimates*

 For Fall 2020 Admission Tuition Fees (includes student fees)
Full-time MBA (Domestic) $26,000
Full-time MBA (International) $55,000

*The estimates above are based on the 2020/2021 academic year and represent estimated fees for the full program. All amounts are shown in Canadian dollars. Annual tuition and student fees are set by the University each year and are subject to change. Fees may also be affected by the speed at which students progress through the program. A non-refundable tuition deposit of $1000 (for domestic students) or $1,500 (for international students) is due upon acceptance of an offer of admission. 

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