MBA Pathway Program

The MBA Pathway Program for international students is your starting point towards earning a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Canada from the University of Northern British Columbia (UNBC). This program prepares students with the English language and introductory business-course requirements to complete their MBA at UNBC. It offers a combined focus on English language, business studies and university skills – providing students with the essential knowledge to succeed on their path to an MBA degree.  UNBC is in partnership with Cultureworks. 


Location:  online January 2021

Admission Requirements

  • 4 year bachelor’s degree in any field
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • Work experience preferred, but not required

MBA Pathway deposit: $15,000 (due within 30 days of admission)

Application Deadline: October 15, 2020

MBA Pathway Program Outline

  • Upper Level English Language Studies (16 weeks) 4 Modules - Academic Reading, Writing and Communication Skills
  • Location: Online

3 MBA Preparatory courses (6 weeks; Online; May to July 2021)

  • COMM 100 – Introduction to Canadian Business (Online; May to July 2021)
  • COMM 200 – Business Communications (Online; May to July 2021)
  • COMM 210 – Financial Accounting (in-person in China or Online TBA;   August 2021 )

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