About the Rowe School of Business at Dalhousie University

Dalhousie University is a U15 Canadian Research Institution located in Halifax, Nova Scotia on Canada’s beautiful East Coast. At Dalhousie, we offer students a different kind of MBA experience. 

Dalhousie University's Rowe School of Business is developing the next generation of innovative leaders who value quality and integrity. Experiential learning in the form of residencies, co-op work terms, internships or new venture creation is at the heart of all of our programs.

The goal of the program is to help high achieving, self-motivated individuals with leadership potential launch their careers and accelerate professional development. Successful candidates display exceptional potential in employability, coachability and critical. Our first-year integrated core curriculum of business courses provides a solid foundation for advanced study and success on the corporate residency. In addition to further exploration of the functional areas of business, 2nd-year students leverage the Faculty of Management’s unique, inter-disciplinary, values-led approach to management education.

Students within our program can choose to focus their degree electives into four areas: Finance, Marketing, Enterprise Analytics, and Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

Program highlights

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Why Dalhousie’s Corporate Residency MBA Program

  • Enter our program directly from any undergrad degree with no work experience required.
  • Exceptional, paid work experience: You’ll be immersed quickly and intensely into the real business world with an eight-month corporate residency.
  • Employer Partners across Canada: Our deep relationships with Employer Partners across the country give you the opportunity to start your career in Halifax, Toronto, Calgary and beyond.
  • Accelerate your leadership skills with the Personal and Professional Effectiveness course combined with career coaching from our Management Career Services team.
  • Study with a small cohort of bright students: Our rigorous application process ensures you will be motivated, encouraged, inspired and challenged by others like you.

What you will learn

Corporate Residency MBA

Corporate Residency MBA

Your career begins just six months into the program. By the time you enter your residency, you will have been coached and rigorously prepared for this deep immersion into the business world. Over eight months you will accomplish and learn more than is possible in any traditional four-month co-op because a Dal Corporate Residency isn’t just another summer job, it's a glimpse into your career.

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Tuition fees

Business leaders are always asking about return on investment. Are you going to get more back than you put in? Investing now in your MBA could result in a higher salary and better career options when you graduate.


Each of our courses running for the next academic year have varying fees. Enquire now to find out more details on our fees and the support available.

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