Kelly Hofer, 2020
Jan. 11, 2022
10 reasons why you should choose the Haskayne Master of Management
Designed specifically for recent graduates of non-business degrees who have less than three years of work experience, the Haskayne School of Business’ Master of Management at the University of Calgary will help you launch your career. Whether you want to find a job related to your undergraduate field of interest, pivot to explore new career paths or start your own business, the Haskayne Master of Management can help. Here are 10 reasons why you should consider applying.
- It’s short – graduate in just 10 months!
Even though it’s short, the Haskayne Master of Management will provide you with a comprehensive business education. This full-time, immersive program will cover twenty courses in just 10 months!
- Expand your opportunities and stand out
Having the Haskayne Master of Management on your resume can and help you stand out to employers, boost your GPA and help your application stand out when applying for future graduate programs
- No work experience? No problem!
Unlike other business graduate programs, the Haskayne Master of Management is designed specifically for recent graduates with less than three years of work experience.
- Gain a strong business foundation
You will be exposed to a variety of business disciplines to give you a strong foundation. Your courses will cover business strategy, entrepreneurship and innovation, finance, accounting, organizational behaviour, marketing and more!
- Earn your master's from a leading business school
Located at the University of Calgary, the Haskayne School of Business is ranked among the top 10 business programs in Canada by Maclean’s. The Haskayne Master of Management gives students the opportunity to learn from world-class professors and industry leaders across all areas of business.
- Form meaningful friendships and connections
You’ll spend the entire program with the same students, all with unique academic backgrounds. This will help you develop new perspectives, expand your ability to work with a team and you’ll finish the program with a strong network of friends and connections.
- Receive dedicated career support
In addition to your regular coursework, ongoing career development is embedded into the program, including workshops and a dedicated career coach who will help you define your career goals, establish your personal brand and facilitate experiential learning opportunities with real companies.
- Make connections with the business community
Through your classes and the career development program, you will have the opportunity to meet with and work on real-life projects with exciting companies. Past Haskayne Master of Management students have met with WestJet, Benevity, Fairmont Banff Springs and CP Rail, to name a few.
Adrian Shellard, 2020
- Show me the money! Get paid work experience
Propel Business Projects is an optional component of the Haskayne Master of Management program that matches students with local businesses to work on a real-life business project. Students are financially compensated for their work and can add the business project to their work portfolio. See some past student projects here.
- Learn, live and work in Calgary
Calgarians enjoy a low cost of living and are proud our city is consistently ranked as one of the most liveable cities in the world. Living in Calgary allows you to have the best of both worlds when it comes to enjoying city life and the outdoors – it has a thriving arts and culture scene, hundreds of bars and restaurants and is just an hour’s drive from the Rocky Mountains. Calgary has the highest head office concentration in Canada, is a growing epicentre for the tech industry and has an ever-expanding start-up scene, making it easy for you to launch your career here once you’ve completed the program.
Want to learn more? Explore the Haskayne Master of Management here.