Choose Change. Choose Haskayne.
Earn your degree in business at the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary. When you choose Haskayne, you’re choosing to unleash your potential to grow and make big things happen. You’ll meet classmates who become lifelong friends, you'll expand your business network and you'll learn from inspiring professors. Explore the programs we offer and contact us if you have any questions. We're always happy to help!
Five reasons to choose Haskayne
1. A program for you
Haskayne recognizes the importance of business acumen to your career, no matter what role, industry and organization you work for. A foundation in business helps you approach problem solving differently and to think innovatively. Haskayne has a business program for you, whether you are just getting started, a recent graduate, mid-career professional or c-suite leader.
2. Brilliant professors and instructors
When you choose Haskayne you get access to renowned professors and instructors who are leaders in their fields. As a Top 5 research university (2022), our programs are designed to share new knowledge and explore innovative solutions to future challenges. Read more about how the University of Calgary is making history with forward-thinking ideas.
3. Experiential opportunities
The advantages of earning your degree in business at Haskayne include access to impactful experiential opportunities to help you grow, learn, create connections and gain experience. Develop leadership skills in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, explore business concepts and theory in another country, work with innovative tech start-ups as they navigate commercialization. Read more about the opportunities available to you.
4. Meaningful connections
At Haskayne, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to make personal and professional connections. Become lifelong friends with your classmates. Meet business community leaders who can share their insights into the business world. Make connections with hiring managers at some of Alberta’s best companies. Meet the innovators behind some of the newest start-ups. Haskayne offers programs and events that expose you to a variety of connections.
5. Support for your success
Haskayne has a dedicated team of professionals who are here to support you. From application to graduation, our career advisors, librarians, centre experts, admissions and program specialists, administrators and others are here to help you succeed in your educational journey. You will also be one of the first students to learn in Haskayne’s brand-new building, Mathison Hall, set to open in Fall 2022. This beautiful new building offers new spaces to support learning and collaboration!
Which program is right for you?
Study and live in Calgary, Canada
Imagine yourself, studying and living in the most livable city in North America and the fifth most livable city in the world1. The Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary is located in western Canada. Only an hour drive away from the extraordinary Canadian Rocky Mountains. Must-see destinations include Banff National Park, Jasper National Park and Canmore. In warmer months, you can canoe or kayak across the many beautiful lakes, hike and camp in the tall forests, and breathe in the fresh mountain air. In the winter, be sure to take advantage of our world-class skiing and snowboarding.
Calgary is home to more than 1.4 million people. Our city has the second lowest cost of living among major Canadian cities and is more affordable than many large North American cities. We are the third most diverse major city in Canada. Immigrants come to Calgary from over 150 countries and over 120 different languages are spoken here. Although our city is a large metropolitan city, it still has a warm and welcoming spirit. Calgarians are connected and community-minded. We know you'll enjoy your time here in Calgary!
1Economist Intelligence Unit, Global Liveability Index 2019