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Master of Business Administration [M.B.A] (Corporate Residency)

 2 years
 full time
  Thesis Based

Field of Study

Offered by     Rowe School of Business

$ 32,383 

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Program Description

  • Dalhousie University offers MBA in Corporate Residency for a duration of 2 years.
  • It is an online, full-time program consists of a thesis option.
  • The Corporate Residency MBA is unique in its structure, design, and approach to learning. It brings together the needs and interests of employers, students, and faculty.
  • Students can enter this program directly from any undergraduate degree with no work experience required.
    • University has deep relationships with employer partners across the country that gives students the opportunity to start their career in Halifax, Toronto, Calgary, and beyond.
    • Students can accelerate their leadership skills with the Personal and Professional Effectiveness course combined with career coaching from the Management Career Services team.
    • Students get motivated, encouraged, inspired when they study with a small cohort of bright students.
    • Each year, four second-year MBA students have the opportunity to participate in Sandler Training’s 1-year President’s Club business development program and the 1-year Strategic Sales Management program.
    • The MBA program is accredited by AACSB International and CAFCE Accreditation Council.
    • This program also provides the joint MBA/JD program that allows students to obtain both a law degree and a Master of Business Administration degree in 4 years.
    • The student's career begins just 6 months into the program. By the time students enter their residency, they will have been coached and rigorously prepared for this deep immersion into the business world.
    • Over 8 months students will accomplish and learn traditional 4-month co-op programs.
    • Job opportunities after MBA Corporate Residency are Accounting Manager, Manager Consultants, etc and the average salary starts from  21,750 USD.
    • Students about 97% are employed within six months of graduation, with an average starting salary of 49,902 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Master
    Duration2 years
    Fees$ 66,790 for 2 years
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
    Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS
    Offered byRowe School of Business
    Program Url
    Average Salary (USD)$21750

    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have a 4-year Bachelor’s degree, in any discipline from a recognized Dalhousie university.
    • A Grade Point Average of B (or 3.0) or better in the final two years (20 credits).

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Completed a 4-year UG degree with first class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Or, completed a master's degree with first-class in a relevant field from a recognized institution.
    • Or, completed a 3-year undergraduate degree from an accredited institution.

    The GRE and GMAT score is accepted. Students who wish to be considered for an RSB (Rowe School of Business) entrance scholarship must submit a GMAT and GRE score for a better chance of admission.

    Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

    Required Document List

    Following are the required document:

    • Online application form and fees: Students have to fill the online form and submit the application fees. 
    • Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work and/or volunteer experience.
    • Two Professional References: Referees (Teachers, guidance counselors, or Professors) should comment on academics and that references should submit along with the application system.
    • Personal Statement: It should include a brief overview of themselves, strengths and any work experience and/or education students have.
    • Transcripts: Students have to submit transcripts from all universities/colleges attended, World Education Services Assessments, and English Language Proficiency test scores 
    • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
    • Confirmation of Employment Form:  Students must be emailed as an attachment by applicant or referee. 
    • Proof of name change: Required only if name discrepancies exist between transcripts/assessments/test scores and other application documents.  Examples of proof: Marriage/divorce certificates, 2 copies of government-issued ID that include a previous and current name and date of birth.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

    Application Deadline

    Jan 15

    Scores Required

    100 / 120

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2
    Tuition fees$32383$32383
    Books fees$1012$1012
    Total fees$33395$33395

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Room and food$ 8,171


    Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

    Ranked #301/ 400

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    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    Killam Predoctoral Scholarships Variable Yes N/A
    A.S. Mowat Prize Scholarship at Dalhousie University $1,084 Yes 01 Apr, 2020
    Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
    Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
    Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
    Forte Fellowship $24,623 Yes N/A
    Bharat Petroleum Scholarship 2020 Variable Yes N/A
    Paul Foundation scholarships $20,174 Yes N/A
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
    (ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
    FINCAD Women in Finance Scholarship $20,000 Yes N/A
    QS Leadership Scholarship $10,000 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
    Ontario Graduate Fellowship $8,459 Yes N/A
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    VISA & Work Study


    • Students are required to get a study visa to study in Canada.
    • They may also need a Temporary Resident VISA (TRV) or an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA).
    • The cost of the study visa is 112 USD and it is valid for the length of the study program, plus an extra 90 days.
    • At the time of VISA application, students need to provide various documents:
      • Dalhousie acceptance letter
      • Valid passport
      • Financial Evidence
      • A letter from their sponsoring agency 
      • Documents showing strong ties to their home country

    Work Study

    Students must have a work-study visa to work in Canada.

    • On-Campus Work: Students enrolled full time are eligible to work on-campus. Students can work no more than 10-15 hours per week.
    • Off-Campus Work: Students who are continually enrolled full time at Dalhousie University are eligible to work off-campus. Students can work 20 hours a week or full time during a scheduled break.
    • Co-Op Work Visa: If students are required to work as an integral part of the studies or enrolled in a co-op program, they may be permitted to work off-campus full time. Students will need a co-op work visa.

    Career and Placement after Course

    The student gets career opportunities in:

    • Accounting Manager
    • Chief Financial Officers
    • Cash Managers
    • Manager Consultants
    • Investment Banking Associates
    • Credit Managers and Specialists
    • Financial Analyst
    • Corporate Controllers

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