The Sprott MBA:

Innovative thinking. International Perspective. Transformative Experience.

Sprott’s full-time, weekday MBA will equip you to lead and make a difference in a changing global context. You will benefit from an active, collaborative learning environment, where world-class faculty and students come together to share perspectives and challenge conventional thinking. Complete your program in 16 months!

Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business is AACSB Accredited.

MBA Admissions and COVID-19

Study in Canada's Capital

Carleton University’s location in Ottawa means you’ll be part of a vibrant and international community with access to opportunities found only in the nation’s capital. Ottawa is ranked third in North America and 19th in the world for quality of living.

In Ottawa, you will find an international network of federal government, international agencies, global companies and diplomatic community. Ottawa boasts a strong entrepreneurial culture and is home to a global technology hub of over 1,900 companies.

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MBA Admissions Requirements →

MBA Internship

Graduate with relevant work experience through the MBA Internship Program. Completion of the MBA Internship Program is a graduation requirement for MBA candidates who have less than two years of professional employment experience upon entry into the program.*

*Professional employment experience is defined as positions which include 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. Experience must be verified by the Sprott School of Business.


Sprott MBA core courses cover a cross-section of business disciplines. You can specialize within your MBA by choosing one of our market-driven concentrations, or build your own program without a concentration.

Fees and Funding

MBA Tuition Fees Estimates*

 For Fall 2020 Admission Tuition Fees (with internship**, including student fees) Tuition Fees (no internship, includes student fees)
Full-time MBA (Domestic) $26,000 $23,000
Full-time MBA (International) $55,000 $49,000

*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. 

**Completion of the MBA Internship Program is mandatory for students who have less than two years of professional work experience upon entry into the program. Students with more than two years of professional work experience will be exempted from the internship program.

Additional Tuition Information

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Scholarships and Funding Opportunities