Complete your MBA program in 16 months

  • 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.*
  • Attendance and completion of the MBA Skills Workshop is a mandatory MBA degree requirement. This workshop helps you to develop key skills that support your success in the program.
  • View course requirements.

*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.

**With the exception of some courses delivered by other Carleton faculties within the Business Analytics and the International Development Management concentrations.


Core Curriculum (4.25 credits)

Sprott MBA core courses cover a cross-section of business disciplines for the integrated knowledge and skills need to identify and solve complex management problems.

Course Code

Course Title


ACCT 5001 Financial Accounting 0.25
ACCT 5002 Managerial Accounting 0.25
BUSI 5801 Statistics for Managers 0.25
BUSI 5802 Business Ethics 0.25
FINA 5501 Financial Management 0.25
FINA 5502 Corporate Finance 0.25
IBUS 5701 International Business 0.25
ITIS 5401* Fundamentals of IT Service Management 0.25
MGMT 5100 Managing People and Organizations 0.50
MKTG 5200 Marketing Strategy 0.50
TOMS 5302 * Operations Management 0.25
STGY 5900 Corporate and Business Strategy 0.50
STGY 5903 Strategic Concepts 0.50

*In the International Development Management concentration, three core courses have been tailored to the specific needs for this concentration.

Concentration and Electives (3.25 credits)

You can specialize within your MBA by choosing one of our market-driven concentrations, or build your own program without a concentration.

MBA Internship (1.0 credit)

As a condition for graduation, all MBA students who have less than two years of professional employment experience are required to successfully complete the MBA Internship (BUSI 5999).  A typical internship is 16 weeks in length and consists of full-time hours. Students enroll in BUSI 5999 as full-time students in the summer term. Please note that this term is subject to tuition fees.

Degree requirements and course descriptions can be found in the Business Section of the Graduate Calendar