Cape Breton University

Community Economic Development MBA

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Program Information

School:Cape Breton University
Faculty:Shannon School of Business
Field of Study:Development Economics and International Development
Economics, Other
Description:Our communities are the threads that tie our country together. From helping to build a strong economic engine, to facilitating the cultivation of our healthy food, each community plays an important role in the development of our society. The Cape Breton community, although small in size, is big in opportunity. Here, you're free to explore a welcoming island with warm people who see the same potential in you as you do in them.

This MBA offers a leading edge curriculum that includes all business subjects found in traditional MBA programs, with an emphasis on economic development, leadership, governance and management of change. The program resonates with people who aspire to play leadership roles in the private, public and community sectors.
URL:Community Economic Development MBA at Cape Breton University
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $2,420

The fees listed are for 3-credit graduate MBA courses offered at the CBU campus.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    • Bachelor’s Degree with a B+ (75%) average from a recognized university
    • a completed application form, with the non-refundable application fee
    • official transcripts for all previous post-secondary study
    • a resume detailing employment experience, skills, community involvement and interests
    • a 500-800 word statement on desire to enter the program
    • three reference letters, preferably including one professional and one academic reference, each accompanied by a completed reference form
    • satisfactory scores on the GMAT or GRE
    • satisfactory scores on the TOEFL/IELTS (for students whose native language is not English)
    • satisfactory performance in an interview

    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Letter(s) of Reference
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Portfolio

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on January 26, 2021