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Edwards School of Business


University Catalogue


Admissions Officer: Chandra Kretzer

Phone: (306) 966-8678

Edwards Graduate Programs
Room 188, Edwards School of Business
25 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK CAN   S7H 5A7

I use my MBA education daily in my career in absolutely everything I do. Being self employed means you have your finger in everything. For me, the Edwards MBA program gave me a taste of all areas in business, and it helped me understand better what I was doing on the business and management end.

Besides the classes, I found the relationships with the students to be very rewarding. I also found that, from a business point of view, I have used the instructors in a consulting capacity for my business and board work. The contacts made are very valuable.

It was not easy, running a practice and being a single parent, but it was all worth it. I've demonstrated that you can do whatever you want if you want it badly enough. I am open to opportunities and I have the confidence to go after what I want – and I will!

Dorothy L. Barrie, Optometrist
Edwards MBA 2009

Business Administration

Leading to a professional general management graduate degree, the Edwards MBA’s intensive and highly integrated format will develop management ability in an applied and useful way. A student will learn the people skills of management: how to manage oneself and others; how to communicate effectively; how to lead. The Edwards MBA is a highly integrated program designed to meet the needs of individuals whose undergraduate education has been in either business or academic disciplines other than business, and whose future careers are likely to involve managerial activities.

The Edwards MBA can be completed in only 12 months if taken full time, or part time in up to 36 months. A decidedly unique aspect of this innovative MBA program is the focused learning and integration of business concepts.  Each course is offered consecutively in a modular format. Courses are scheduled in three week durations creating an intensive learning environment that immerses students in the subject area while allowing flexibility in scheduling your MBA education. Furthermore, our students learn how business concepts are integrated into business decisions through a combination of applied courses, exercises, case studies and projects incorporating each functional business area.


Standard Graduate Studies Application plus:

  • GMAT 
  • IELTS or TOEFL (where applicable) scores


For a September start, international students must submit a completed application by March 31 to allow for time to process visa documents. Domestic student application will be accepted until May 31.


As you plan for your MBA, it is very important that you are aware of all the financial responsibilities required in achieving a graduate degree. While it is strongly recommended that you set aside personal resources for your educational expenses, there are some financial aid options available. At Edwards MBA, we understand the financial commitment required by prospective students. Please check our website for further details.


The Edwards MBA program educates professionals within a variety of industries and facets of society to become the most successful business leaders within their area. The Edwards MBA program draws from the University of Saskatchewan's and the Province of Saskatchewan's unique strengths as world leaders to deliver integrated, intensive, and applied MBA curriculum. Faculty and colleagues within the Edwards MBA program become valuable business contacts and life-long friends.


For admission and degree requirements, please see  the University Catalogue.

M.B.A. +

The Edwards MBA can be completed in 12 months, from September to August, if taken full-time or up to three years if taken part-time. The modular curriculum provides students with a high degree of flexibility. 


The Edwards MBA assesses applicants on a composite basis for admission purposes. We look at a variety of factors when making admission decisions including undergraduate degree, grade point average, work experience, GMAT score, and reference letters.

  • recommended minimum score of 500 Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
  • Four-year baccalaureate degree from a recognized university
  • minimum cumulative weighted average of 70% over the most recent 60 credit units of study (approximately two years)
  • three confidential letters of recommendation (two academic and one professional)
  • current Resume detailing positions held and a description of responsibilities
  • applicants will participate in an interview with the M.B.A. selection committee
  • Language Proficiency Requirements: For International applicants whose first language is not English, English language proficiency is required as per College of Graduate Studies and Research Regulations