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General Management

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)

4 years

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Program highlights

Honours stream

Co-operative Education

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

Are you interested in changing the world while creating value and impact at the same time? Social Innovation will teach you about complexity and systems thinking while building your design thinking, facilitation and decision-making skills.

Career possibilities

  • Business founder
  • General manager
  • Business development analyst
  • Product manager
  • Innovation lab director
  • Community investment and citizen engagement manager
  • Maker space studio manager
  • Social entrepreneur

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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Building a community of empowered investors

Alumnus Taran Singh Kainth is becoming a major player in the fintech world.

Dr. Mauricio Latapí, PhD

What drives companies to innovate?

MRU prof part of team studying the Nordic shipping industry.

Matthew McLarnon, PhD, associate professor of general management and human resources at MRU

Examining fundamental issues in the context of work

Employee experience at the heart of research by Matthew McLarnon, PhD.

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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, a Bachelor of Aviation Management and a diploma in Aviation.

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