Program Description Are you ready to prepare for the next big step in your career as a business leader? Study for your Master's of Business Administration (MBA) degree in beautiful Vancouver Island, British Columbia in an intensive, rewarding, globally focused and highly regarded 14- or 16-month program. Students of VIU's graduate business degree program benefit from a supportive, warm and welcoming learning environment, and benefit from expert instructors who will challenge you and who are dedicated to your success. Meet new friends while you learn the finer points of management, teamwork, business strategy, marketing and finance as you build meaningful networks and connections with colleagues and businesses both locally and globally. Among MBA programs in Canada, VIU’s Master's of Business Administration is one of the finest with small classes, attainable entrance requirements, and a strong global business focus. The MBA program is offered in an intensive 14-16 month full-time format, which includes 12 core courses, 1 elective course, 2 specialization courses or an applied business project and a 4 month internship. Students without an undergraduate degree in business will need to complete an additional 2-3 month Foundation program before the start of the MBA program. Students may choose to do a two-course specialization before proceeding to their internship. If they have not done a specialization or if they are taking the dual degree option, they will write an Applied Business Project under faculty supervision. Students can choose to do both a specialization and an Applied Business Project at an additional cost. Note: MBA students make their final decision as to whether they are doing a single or dual Masters several weeks into their first semester.