Course requirements

June 2016 – DeGroote’s MBA program has been redesigned.

Learn more about DeGroote’s Redesigned MBA



The DeGroote MBA will give you a grounding in multiple areas of business, as well as a set of technical and professional skills.

During their first year, MBA students take core business courses to get a general overview of key areas of business. In the second year there are two required courses and eight electives. You can concentrate your electives in a particular field to earn a specialization or minor and build a strong foundation for your career.

Typically, students in the accelerated program are admitted directly into second year.

Year One

Ten core courses:

  • Financial Accounting and Reporting
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Economics
  • Information Systems Management
  • Applied Business Statistics
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Managerial Finance
  • Human Resources Management
  • Marketing Concepts and Applications
  • Operations Management

Year Two

Two core courses:

  • Business, Government and the Global Environment
  • Strategic Management


  • 8 elective courses of your choice (or required courses for a specialization)

Broad-based business knowledge will open many doors for you. Take advantage of the opportunity throughout your studies at DeGroote to discover all of the interesting and dynamic areas of business.

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