Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

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Business Administration - Business Analytics (MBA)

Carleton University - Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research

Faculty:The Sprott School of Business
Field of Study:Business Administration and Management, General
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other
Course Based:Yes
Length:16 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $9,299
National: $9,761
Careers:Banking, Credit and Other Investment Managers


Businesses know that their data is an asset. Companies such as Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Twitter have led the way in using organizational data to drive innovation and business results. New tools have been developed to help organizations discover value in their data. A new discipline, which goes by several names including Business Analytics, Data Science, Big Data or Data Analytics, has emerged as one of the fastest growing fields. The Sprott MBA concentration in Business Analytics empowers students to use data to enhance decision making. At Sprott, we have the knowledge, skills and tools to help discover the potential in organizational data. Researchers at Sprott work on business analytics applications in finance, marketing, human resources, production and operations management.


Test Scores:
  • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]
  • Graduate Management Admission Test [min. 550]
Application Notes : The Sprott School requires that all applicants submit a GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) with a minimum score of 550 or an equivalent GRE (Graduate Record Exam) score. To calculate your equivalent GRE score, you can use the GRE Comparison Table for Business Schools.
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
  • Work Experience
Applicants are required to have a four-year Bachelor's degree with an overall cumulative grade point average of a B, which is the equivalent of 8.0/12 on Carleton's scale. The CGPA calculation will be based on all four years of study. Applicants must also have: two academic recommendations from Professors are required unless the candidate meets the work experience criteria, as defined in theApplication Process section, in which professional references may then be substituted. Those who do not possess two years of professional work experience must complete the Internship portion of the MBA program. Those candidates who have been shortlisted may receive an invitation to participate in a video interview.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on September 01, 2022