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Sprott School of Business explores management issues through innovation

A special report highlighting graduate programs in management

A group of students working together.
A group of students working together.

At the Sprott School of Business, we explore complex management issues through our innovative programs, interdisciplinary research and collaborative partnerships. Our activities are aligned along three core strengths: international focus, innovation and responsible management. The Sprott School of Business is accredited by AACSB International and the Network of International Business Schools.

Sprott offers a full range of professional and research graduate programs. We are one of only a few schools in Ontario to offer a CPA-Accredited Master’s degree in Accounting, which allows graduates of the program to proceed directly to the CPA Common Final Exam. The Sprott MBA features an integrated management curriculum and the option to concentrate in areas such as Business Analytics and Arts Management. The Sprott MBA is also delivered in China and Colombia.

Our MSc and PhD in Management Programs develop skilled researchers with a focus on applied interdisciplinary research under the supervision of a range of research-intensive faculty.

In addition, Sprott offers a range of executive and professional development programs. Custom programs are also available. To learn more about the Sprott School of Business and our graduate offerings, please visit us at

Graduate Program Suite


  • Master of Accounting

  • Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting


  • MBA
  • MA-MBA Economics & Finance
  • MBA China (off-shore)
  • MBA Colombia (off-shore)


  • MSc in Management


  • PhD in Management

Interdisciplinary programs

Executive education

  • Certificates in the areas of: Strategic Leadership, Project Management, Business Analysis, Risk Management, Human Resources and Social Media.

Master of Accounting

  • Description: The MAcc provides a gateway to a career in professional accounting. A rigorous program that covers all 4 CPA Electives, allowing for career flexibility.
  • Deadlines: Summer 2018: April 15 (if space remains); Fall 2018: May 31 (part-time only).
  • How to apply:
  • Tuition fees:
  • Program length: Full-time – 2 consecutive summers of full-time study; Part-time – 2 years.
  • Special features: CPA-Accredited; MAcc grads are exempt from the CPA PEP and proceed directly to CPA Common Final Exam.

Master of Business Administration

  • Description: The Sprott MBA’s integrated curriculum will equip you to lead and make a difference in a changing global context. You will benefit from an active, collaborative learning environment where world class faculty and students come together to share perspectives and challenge conventional thinking.
  • Deadlines: Fall 2018: May 1.
  • How to apply:
  • Tuition fees:
  • Program length: Full-time – 16 months.
  • Special features: Project-based, experiential learning; areas of study include Business Analytics, Arts Management, Financial Management, International Business, Management & Change and more.

MSc Management

  • Description: The MSc in Management provides the research foundation to advance to doctoral studies or applied research careers in the public, private or not-for-profit sectors.
  • Deadlines: Fall 2018: Late Spring/Early Summer
  • How to apply:
  • Tuition fees:
  • Program length: Full-time – 2 years.
  • Special features: Collaborative research environment.

PhD Management

  • Description: The PhD in Management produces skilled researchers with the theoretical and practical foundation to address complex management issues.
  • Deadlines: Fall 2019: January 2019.
  • How to apply:
  • Tuition fees:
  • Program length: Full-time – 4-5 years; Part-time – 6+ years.
  • Special features: Full and part-time study options; collaborative, interdisciplinary research environment.

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