Sunday, July 19, 2009

University of Saskatchewan MBA Program (Edwards MBA)

Edwards MBA – University of Saskatchewan

Location: Saskatoon, SK

Tuition: $23,550 (Canadian), $31,750 (International)

The MBA program at Saskatchewan is available to both full-time and part-time students. Full-time the program can be completed in 12 months, while the part-time option would take 3 years to complete. The courses for both full-time and part-time students are identical; the difference comes from the timing and scheduling of the required modules.

All students are required to complete both an international study tour and a management consulting project. Students can choose from electives in 5 Edwards school of business areas:

Biotechnology
Finance
International Business
Human Resources
Marketing

The only other options for electives would fall under other Graduate level departments at U of S and would be:

Health Services Management
International Trade
Agricultural Economics
Education Leadership
Public Policy

Saskatoon is a city of 230,000 located in the prairie province of Saskatchewan. While Saskatchewan might not be considered the most glamorous province in Canada, it has had one of the fastest growing economies in Canada. Main industries include mining, agriculture, forestry, and manufacturing. The recent rise in resource prices, including potash and uranium, has helped to propel the economy.

Edwards MBA (University of Saskatchewan) Rankings

Edwards is not included in the Financial Times, Business Week, EIU Which MBA Rankings, or the QS Global 200 Business Schools 2009: The Employers’ Choice Rankings.

Edwards MBA (University of Saskatchewan) Student Profile

Average GMAT: 540 Average
GPA: B+ (3.3)
Average Work Experience: 7 years
Male/Female Ratio: 35% Female, 65% Male
Average Post-Grad Salary: $68,682


Edwards MBA (University of Saskatchewan) MBA Admissions

The admission criteria at Saskatchewan are fairly similar to most other MBA programs in Canada. There is no formal work experience requirement. In addition to 3 letters of reference and a resume, applicants need to show:

GMAT – Minimum of 500
Official Transcripts – Minimum 70% GPA (U of S equivalent)
TOEFL – 100 Internet-based (for students who don’t have an English undergraduate degree)

Saskatchewan MBA Website

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