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Master of Business Administration [M.B.A]

 2 years
 full time
 on campus

Field of Study

Offered by     Faculty of Graduate Studies, Lakehead University

$ 27,000 

1st Year

International Student Tution

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Program Description

  • 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. 
  • Students have other degree options of 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.
  • The students to faculty ratio for this program is 15:1.
  • The MBA program is offered on a full-time and part-time basis. 
  • Students who successfully complete the MBA program will have:
    • comprehensive and integrated knowledge of management functions.
    • be analytical decisions-makers
    • be effective communicators.
    • demonstrate the techniques to become effective business leaders.
  • The faculty of business administration accredited with AACSB and CPA.
  • Students develop analytical, decision-making, and communication skills and enhance their abilities to examine ethical considerations in business.
  • This program achieves these goals through intensive and stimulating lectures, energetic class discussions, contemporary and relevant case studies, and experiential learning projects.
  • The career/job opportunities after this program are Business Consultant, Financial Analyst, Market Research Analyst, Human Resources (HR) Specialist, Loan Officer, Meeting, Convention and Event Planner, etc.
  • The average salary goes up to after this program is 77,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Master
Duration2 years
Fees$ 27,531 for 2 years
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Winter (Deadline - Sep 30)
Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
Offered by Faculty of Graduate Studies, Lakehead University
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Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Academic Eligibility:

  • Students must have a four-year Bachelor's Degree in Business or equivalents with at least a 75% average.
  • GPA of at least 3.0/4.0 [B Grade].

Work Experience Eligibility:

  • Students have more than two years of general work experience.

Indian Student Eligibility: 

  • Students must have a bachelor’s degree in Business with at least 70% of average.
  • Program-Specific Prerequisite courses completed at the senior secondary level are:
    • English
    • Math

The submission of GRE/GMAT scores is compulsory for this program. GRE minimum test score is 300 or GMAT minimum score is 500 for this program.

Required Document List

Following are the required documents:

Supervisor Information: Interested students are encouraged to contact potential supervisors directly and before submitting an application for graduate study.

Statement of Intent:  outline the nature of the academic and work history, the academic and career goals, and the strengths and weaknesses of the applicant.

CV/Resume: Students have a more standardized look and format for the purpose of seeking positions in academic or educational institutions.

Official Transcript: Students have to submit a copy of their original official transcripts.

ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.

Graduate Studies Reference Form: Students have an electronic reference form will be automatically sent by email to the references they identify in the graduate studies application form.

Application Deadline

Sep 30

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Scores Required

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Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

YearYear 1
Tuition fee$27000
Other fees$531
Total fees$27531

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing and food (residence hall)$ 10,950
Housing (townhouse)$ 7,560

Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
Ontario Graduate Scholarship $10,847 Yes N/A
Aga khan Foundation Scholarships Variable Yes 31 Mar, 2020
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
Ellis R. Ott Scholarship for Applied Statistics and Quality Management Variable Yes 01 Apr, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
JN Tata Endowment Scholarship Variable Yes 09 Mar, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 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


  • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but students require a study permit.
  • International applicants who are applying for a student visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • The document required for the VISA Application:
    • Valid Passport
    • Proof of acceptance by a DLI (Designated Learning Institute),
    • Medical Report.
    • Proof of financial support.

Work Study

An international student is working up to 20 hours per week during the academic school year and up to 40 hours per week in the summer if students are not enrolled in classes.

Career and Placement after Course

Followings are career/job opportunities after MBA:

  • Business Consultant
  • Financial Analyst
  • Market Research Analyst
  • Human Resources (HR) Specialist
  • Loan Officer
  • Meeting, Convention and Event Planner

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