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Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

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  • GMATRange of average GMAT scores across all MBA programs at the institution
    550-650 - Low
    651-700 - Medium
    701-800 - High
  • DemographyAge range of students across all MBA programs at the institution.
    26-40 Yrs.
  • ScholarshipIndication as to whether the institution provides scholarships for MBA programs.


Welcome to the Haskayne School of Business 

The Haskayne School of Business was founded at the University of Calgary in 1967, and is home to some Canada's brightest and most accomplished minds. Haskayne prides itself on being a leader of knowledge and has established centres to further prepare the next generation of leaders in key industries, entrepreneurship and innovation, advanced leadership, sustainability and real estate. 

Haskayne has approximately 4,400 full- and part-time students enrolled in a range of programs including the Master of Business Administration (MBA). An important member of the Canadian and international business communities, Haskayne maintains partnerships spanning the globe and an alumni network of over 25,000 across more than 89 countries. 

The Haskayne School of Business is located in Calgary, Alberta, one of Canada's most dynamic and enterprising cities. Calgary is one of the world's cleanest, safest and diverse cities and consistently ranks high on "Best Places to Live" lists from around the globe. Located within an hour drive of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Calgary offers-world class lifestyle and recreation opportunities. This city also boasts one of Canada's most educated populations and is home to one of the highest concentrations of entrepreneurs and head offices per capita. There is an atmosphere that inspires and enthusiastic business culture and entrepreneurial spirit which drives the cities strong economy. 

Why take your MBA at Haskayne? 

There are many MBA programs to choose from and committing to a program means an investment in both time and money. At Haskayne our commitment is to empower you to become a leader as you live, work and learn. The Haskayne MBA program encompasses six elements that are critical, not only in providing you with a superior business education, but are also designed to maximize your experience both in and beyond the classroom. 

  • An enhanced understanding of business principles: Your core courses will give you the functional tools and knowledge to confidently step in to a leadership role.
  • Unique degree specializations: Choose from global energy management and sustainable development, entrepreneurship and innovation, finance, marketing, project management, and real estate studies.
  • An immersive and enriched learning experience: Take part in innovative opportunities like international exchanges, Haskayne wilderness retreat and Haskayne student experiences fund.
  • Flexible programs: The Haskayne MBA has various program delivery options to help you find a program tailored to your needs. 
  • A connected and supportive network: With access to the Haskayne career services, mentorship program and alumni network, you will have a network of people to help facilitate your educational growth and achievement.
  • One of Canada's most dynamic business communities: Calgary boasts one of Canada's most educated populations and is home to one of the highest concentrations of entrepreneurs and head offices per capita. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need an undergraduate degree to apply?

Yes. Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized institution with a grade point average of 3.0/4.0 from their last two years or twenty half courses. 

Do I need to write the GMAT and TOEFL/IELTS?
  • All applicants must write the Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) and obtain a minimun score of 550 for admission.
  • Applicants for whom English is a second language must have a minimum score of 580 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based) or 97(with a minimum of 20 in each section) on the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreigh Language).
  • Applicants may also provide proof of English proficiency by passing the IELTS (International English Language Testing System) with a minimum score of 7. 
  • More information on admission criteria can be found at
Can I complete my MBA part-time?

Unfortunately, all international MBA students must be enrolled in the full-time MBA program which will be completed in under two years. Spring and summer courses provide you with the oppotunity to complete the program in a shorter time frame. There is one intake of the daytime program each year commencing in August. 

Application Requirements and Deadlines

 All applications must include: 

  • Application form (completed online)
  • Transcripts
  • Two letters of reference
  • Resume; must have at least two years of work experience
  • Special examination scores (GMAT and TOEFL/IELTS)
  • Application Fee
  • Attend interview 

Daytime MBA Program Deadlines: 

All documents must be received by the application deadline. 

Can I speak to someone about my application?

Yes, we are here to help! Please contact our team at and we will gladly answer any questions you may have. 

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