Haskayne Combined MBA

The Haskayne School of Business offers combined degrees with the faculties of Law, Nursing, Cumming School of Medicine, School of Public Policy, and School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape. To optimize the financial investment and time commitment, students are awarded degrees by both faculties without completing the full complement of courses in both programs.

Students can choose to do a combined degree with another faculty, such as:

The combined program with law positions students to be successful in roles such as practicing law within a corporation, running a private practice or being a business advisor on the legal and regulatory environment.

JD/MBA students typically complete their first year of studies in the law department, the second year in Haskayne and the third and fourth year combining their studies.

Required Core Courses

To complete the JD/MBA degree students must complete 15 MBA courses (out of 20), including the 14 required core courses:

  • Advanced Leadership
  • Business Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Global Environment of Business
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Decision Modelling
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Strategic Management 1

If a student has an undergraduate business degree they may be eligible for core course exemptions; they will be required to complete additional electives.

For more information on the curriculum and experiential opportunities see the Daytime MBA page.

Admissions

JD/MBA students are typically admitted into the Juris Doctor program and apply to the MBA program during the first year of studies; a separate application must be submitted for each program.

The application requirements for combined MBA degrees are the same as for the regular Daytime/Evening MBA. Applicants from the Juris Doctor program may be eligible for a GMAT waiver if they have a score of 158 or higher on the LSAT.

Further information on application criteria and components, how to apply and application deadlines for the MBA Program can be found here.

Please also review the deadlines for the Faculty of Law.

The combined program with the Department of Medicine positions students to be successful in roles at the interface of science and industry such as management of health sciences, within regulatory bodies and entrepreneurship in technology.

MBT/MBA students typically complete their first year of studies in the Department of Medicine, the second year in Haskayne and the third and fourth year combining their studies.

Required Core Courses

To complete the MBT/MBA degree students must complete 18 MBA courses (out of 20), including the 14 required core courses:

  • Advanced Leadership
  • Business Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Global Environment of Business
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Decision Modelling
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Strategic Management 1

If a student has an undergraduate business degree they may be eligible for core course exemptions; they will be required to complete additional electives.

For more information on the curriculum and experiential opportunities see the Daytime MBA page.

Admissions

MBT/MBA students are typically admitted into the Masters of Biomedical Technology program and apply to the MBA program during the first year of studies; a separate application must be submitted for each program.

The application requirements for combined MBA degrees are the same as for the regular Daytime/Evening MBA. 

Further information on application criteria and components, how to apply and application deadlines for the MBA Program can be found here.

Please also review the deadlines for the Cumming School of Medicine.

The combined program with medicine positions students to be successful in roles such as entrepreneurship in health sciences, private medical practice or management of public health.

MD/MBA students typically complete their first year of studies in the Department of Medicine, the second year in Haskayne and the third and fourth year combining their studies. As per the Calendar - A student admitted to the MD/MBA program spends the first year in the MBA program, completing a minimum of 36 units (6.0 full-course equivalents)

Required Core Courses

To complete the MD/MBA degree students must complete 15 MBA courses (out of 20), including the 14 required core courses:

  • Advanced Leadership
  • Business Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Global Environment of Business
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Decision Modelling
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Strategic Management 1

If a student has an undergraduate business degree they may be eligible for core course exemptions; they will be required to complete additional electives.

For more information on the curriculum and experiential opportunities see the Daytime MBA page.

Admissions

MD/MBA students are typically admitted into the Doctor of Medicine program and apply to the MBA program during the first year of studies; a separate application must be submitted for each program.

The application requirements for combined MBA degrees are the same as for the regular Daytime/Evening MBA. Students admitted to the Doctor of Medicine program are eligible for a GMAT waiver based on satisfactory performance in the MCAT.

Further information on application criteria and components, how to apply and application deadlines for the MBA Program can be found here.

Please also review the deadlines for the Faculty of Medicine.

The combined program with the School of Public Policy positions students to be successful in roles at the interface of government and industry such as corporate social responsibility officers, within regulatory bodies and entrepreneurship in non-profit.

MPP/MBA students typically complete their first year of studies in the School of Public Policy, the second year in Haskayne and the third and fourth year combining their studies.

Required Core Courses

To complete the MPP/MBA degree students must complete 17 MBA courses (out of 20), including the 14 required core courses:

  • Advanced Leadership
  • Business Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Global Environment of Business
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Decision Modelling
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Strategic Management 1

If a student has an undergraduate business degree they may be eligible for core course exemptions; they will be required to complete additional electives.

For more information on the curriculum and experiential opportunities see the Daytime MBA page.

Admissions

MPP/MBA students are typically admitted into the Master of Public Policy program and apply to the MBA program during the first year of studies; a separate application must be submitted for each program.

The application requirements for combined MBA degrees are the same as for the regular Daytime/Evening MBA. 

Further information on application criteria and components, how to apply and application deadlines for the MBA Program can be found here.

Please also review the deadlines for the School of Public Policy.

The combined program with the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape positions students to be successful in management and leadership positions in the field of real estate including public engagement, land use and public approvals. 

MPlan/MBA students typically complete their first year of studies in the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, the second year in Haskayne and the third and fourth year combining their studies.

Required Core Courses

To complete the MPlan/MBA degree students must complete 17 MBA courses (out of 20), including the 14 required core courses:

  • Advanced Leadership
  • Business Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Global Environment of Business
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Decision Modelling
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Strategic Management 1

If a student has an undergraduate business degree they may be eligible for core course exemptions; they will be required to complete additional electives.

Admissions

The combined degree is only available to course-based students who fulfill the admission requirements of the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Haskayne School of Business and the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Students must adhere to all the requirements of each unit, including maintaining a minimum grade point average of 3.0, as required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The application requirements for combined MBA degrees are the same as for the regular Daytime/Evening MBA. 

Further information on application criteria and components, how to apply and application deadlines for the MBA Program can be found here https://live-haskayne.ucalgary.ca/future-students/mba-programs/daytime-mba/admissions.

Offered in partnership by the Faculty of Nursing and the Haskayne School of Business, this course-based program combines advanced nursing practice with management and leadership studies. Graduates are prepared to take on leadership and management positions in acute care settings, public and community health, private practice, government, pharmaceutical organizations and entrepreneurial ventures. The MN/MBA can be taken as a full- or part-time program.

MN/MBA students typically complete their first year of studies in the faculty of Nursing, the second year in Haskayne and the third and fourth year combining their studies.

Required Core Courses

To complete the MN/MBA degree students must complete 17 MBA courses (out of 20), including the 14 required core courses:

  • Advanced Leadership
  • Business Technology Management
  • Entrepreneurial Thinking
  • Global Environment of Business
  • Introductory Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting
  • Managerial Decision Modelling
  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Finance
  • Marketing Management
  • Operations Management
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Strategic Business Analysis
  • Strategic Management 1

If a student has an undergraduate business degree they may be eligible for core course exemptions; they will be required to complete additional electives.

Admissions

The combined degree is only available to course-based students who fulfill the admission requirements of the Faculty of Nursing, Haskayne School of Business and the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Students must adhere to all the requirements of each unit, including maintaining a minimum grade point average of 3.0, as required by the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The application requirements for combined MBA degrees are the same as for the regular Daytime/Evening MBA. 

Further information on application criteria and components, how to apply and application deadlines for the MBA Program can be found here https://live-haskayne.ucalgary.ca/future-students/mba-programs/evening-mba/admissions.

Financing

Students in joint programs are eligible to apply for scholarships applicable to both programs (annual maximum awards apply).

Students who are already enrolled in another degree program at the University of Calgary are not required to pay the deposit for the MBA Program.