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General Management

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

4 years

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Program highlights

Honours program

Specialize in a minor — tailor your degree to fit your specific career goals.

Further your education ― use your degree to apply to graduate school.

Research opportunities — pursue impactful scholarly research to benefit our communities, backed by the reputation of the Bissett School of Business.

International opportunities — study abroad, attend a field school or work internationally to gain valuable worldwide experience.


Understand the “big picture” in a variety of business sectors. Choose from a wide range of courses to obtain a general business education. In addition to 16 core courses, students enrolled in the general management major are encouraged to complete one of the following concentrations:

Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Innovation and Entrepreneurship is designed to graduate curious and entrepreneurial minds who are innovative drivers of business development in dynamic, growth-oriented companies that they join or start.

Social Innovation

Social Innovation provides graduates with experience to lead, design and execute high impact, transformative change in our communities.

Career possibilities

  • Business development analyst
  • Management consultant
  • Client services specialist
  • Project manager
  • Operations manager
  • Account manager
  • Sales manager

Admission requirements and costs

Curriculum and courses


Information about program offerings, admission requirements and the application process can be answered by an admissions and recruitment specialist.

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Students from Calgary and around the world consistently rank Mount Royal among Canada's best universities for quality of teaching and overall educational experience. Learn more about why you belong here.

General Management major alumna Lindsay Jones

Crafting jewelry with a purpose

Alora jewelry improves our people and our world.

General Management Alumnus Paul Shumlich at his state-of-the-art aquaponics operation Deepwater Farms

Rooted in YYC

Mount Royal grad grows local food and business.

Leah Hamilton, PhD, professor in the Department of Management and Human Resources at the Bissett School of Business.

Research with an impact

Leah Hamilton’s research focuses on Syrian families resettlement in Canada.

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Bissett School of Business

Mount Royal is pleased to offer seven Bachelor of Business Administration degrees, including majors in General Management, Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain Management and a diploma in Aviation.

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