Masters of Business Administration

The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) program at Lakehead University is designed to prepare students for a successful career in the business world. The primary goals of the program are to develop the analytical decision-making and communication skills and to expand students’ knowledge of effective management practice while instilling a professional and responsible attitude toward business.

We now offer two MBA program options:

  1. The MBA is a 12–month (3 terms, full time) general degree designed to prepare students for success in a wide range of careers in management.
  2. The MBA with Advanced Studies in Management is a 16-month (4 terms, full time) degree that enables students to supplement the core MBA content with specialized courses in a range of areas.

To find out more, please visit the Faculty of Graduate Studies website.



In order to improve the business skill of a wide variety of student backgrounds, the MBA program is general and has no specific major. It provides exposure to key management concepts and practices in the areas of business, including:

  • Information Systems
  • Operations Management
  • Managerial Economics
  • Business Law
  • Management Accounting Information and Decisions
  • Project Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Managerial Finance
  • Contemporary Issues in Organizations
  • Strategic Management
  • International Business
  • Organizational Behaviour
Program Delivery

Program Delivery

The MBA program is offered on a full-time basis (1 year) and part-time basis (3 years).

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

Eligibility and Admission Requirements

Applicants to the MBA program who do not possess required GMAT/GRE score have the option to take six modules in lieu of writing the GMAT/GRE in our Business Skills Development Program.

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