Brock University - Goodman School of Business


Brock University - Goodman School of Business

Goodman School of Business

Brock University - Goodman School of Business
Located at Brock University in beautiful Niagara (Ontario, Canada), the Goodman School of Business is an internationally recognized business school that educates future business leaders and fosters entrepreneurship through experiential learning. You deserve an exceptional graduate experience and we can provide it. From our rigorous and challenging courses to our renowned co-op program and supportive professors and staff, the Goodman School of Business offers the best in business education. To be a Goodman student is to create a unique university experience, one that will help shape your career and lead to your next professional challenge. Gain new knowledge, transform your career and improve your employment opportunities with the MBA, whether you are a recently graduated student or an established professional.

A Goodman MBA gives you the academic experience you’ll need to advance your business career, as well as important skills and leadership development.

Specialized resources and opportunities
You’ll have access to professional resources like the specialized Bloomberg terminals used to access the world financial markets, and our Distinguished Leader Lecture Series, where top Canadian business leaders spend a day on campus with Goodman students. You’ll network at
events hosted by the Goodman Career Development Office and the Goodman Graduate Business Council, our official graduate student group. You’ll have the opportunity to attend competitions like the MBA Games where you’ll meet fellow MBA students from across Canada and try your hand at academic, athletic and spirit challenges.

Depth of knowledge
We’ll make sure you’re a well-rounded business professional with a comprehensive outlook. You have the opportunity to specialize in one particular area so that at the end of your degree, you will have an in-depth understanding of your specialization as well as a firm grasp on the foundations of management theory and practice.

Collaboration, not competition
At Goodman, we believe that your business school experience is about collaboration, not competition. Within our tight-knit group of students, you will
form friendships and networks that will support you throughout your program and beyond.

Professional connections
During your time at Goodman, expect to make connections with employers and business leaders. By the time you graduate, you’ll have access to a global network of more than 6,000 people.

Increase your employment opportunities
With the co-op program, the Career Development Office and Service-Learning opportunities, you’ll have plenty of occasions to build your resumé and enhance your business knowledge.

Outstanding faculty
Your professors are invested in your success. At Goodman, you can expect access to top scholars, interesting courses and informative lectures. For example, Goodman MBA students can travel to Mexico to take a week-long course called Doing Business in Mexico, while earning course
credit towards their degree. There are similar two to six week opportunities in Denmark and Germany. 


Type of program: Course based
Length of program: 2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
MBA Accreditation: AACSB, CPA

Entry points: September (Fall), January (Winter) and May (Spring)* 
*Spring entry is for part-time studies only.

Application deadlines: Not applicable**
** There are no set application deadlines for the MBA program. MBA admissions are processed on an ongoing basis throughout the year. Applications are reviewed as they are received until the program is full. 


Study full time

The full-time MBA takes two years to complete and includes 14 core courses and six elective courses.

Study part time
The part-time MBA typically takes at least four years to complete. Your program includes 14 core courses and six elective course options that can be taken part time and in the evening. Most students take five courses a year. Part-time students take all courses with full-time students.

Study with advanced standing
You could be exempted from up to 10 core classes if you have recent prior academic strength in a course with a similar curriculum. All advanced standing is available on a course-by-course basis. If you are awarded full advanced standing, you can complete your MBA in eight months studying full time. Part-time students are also eligible for advanced standing. Advanced standing is only available for applicants who have graduated from a
Canadian or American university within the last seven years.

As part of your MBA, you will have the opportunity to focus on a specific area of management in order to improve your knowledge in that field and expand your employment opportunities. Take at least five of your six elective courses in one stream to receive a specialization, or take a variety of electives from the different specializations to receive a general MBA.

With elective courses in financial and managerial accounting, you’ll be prepared for accounting roles in both the government and corporate sectors.

Your courses are designed to allow you to strengthen your knowledge of HR and build your skill set in recruitment, health and safety, and negotiations.

We are one of the few Canadian MBA schools to offer a business analytics specialization. You’ll be able to use data and statistics to help make strategic business decisions.

The marketing specialization takes a comprehensive look at all areas of marketing — from new product development to market research, strategy and consumer behaviour.

Your courses will focus primarily on investments and portfolio management. This program has a high degree of correlation with the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.

You will take courses in project management, quality management, logistics and supply chain management in order to grow your career in this
in-demand field.

Experience co-op
Increase your employment opportunities, gain work experience and work full time for a minimum of four months. That’s the value of co-op. Co-op is available to full-time students.

International experience
As part of your program, you can study internationally for a few months or even just two weeks. We partner with many of the top business schools in the world. Exchange options are available for full-time and part-time students.

Goodman Career
Your career is shaped by your experiences and will evolve as you do, both during your time at Brock University and throughout your professional life. In a competitive job market, you will need a combination of relevant experience, applicable skills, an understanding of employer expectations and a network of advocates. We can help.

Your Goodman MBA gives you access to:

  • Specialized workshops and events each year
  • Industry professionals
  • Mock interviews and resumé review
  • Online resources
  • Personalized career planning and job search support
  • Targeted job postings

Service-Learning is integrated into many of your courses and offers you the opportunity to connect with the community. You’ll help local non-profit organizations and small businesses find solutions to their business problems as part of a course project. While making connections with the local business community, you will gain practical experience that you can add to your resumé.

Class of 2017
Percentage of international students:
 % of class is international (born outside of Canada)
Men/Women Ratio: 
Average Age: 27


FREE pre-admission assessment

We’re happy to review your resume and transcript(s), IELTS/TOEFL/GMAT score (if applicable), before you apply to one of our programs. A pre-admission assessment is the best way of assessing your eligibility for our Graduate programs. Together, we will identify your career and education goals and provide you advice and strategies on how to submit a strong application. Log in to the Graduate Portal, click on ‘Main Menu’, and then click the ‘Request pre-assessment’ button to contact us. There you can upload a copy of your documents using the ‘Post New Note’ section.

MBA Admission requirements

  • Four year bachelor’s degree (Canadian equivalent) from an accredited university
    • B/Second Class (Upper)/75 per cent academic average in last two years of study (Canadian equivalent)
  • GMAT score of at least 550 or a minimum GRE score in the 60th percentile
    • Requests for GMAT/GRE waivers will only be considered if you have: Completed an undergraduate or graduate degree from a Canadian or American university in the last seven years with an overall average of A- (80% or 3.67 GPA without rounding) or higher.
  • Minimum English Language Proficiency Score:
    • TOEFL IBT: 105
    • Academic IELTS: 7.5
    • Pearson Test of English (Academic): 72
    • Do you need this? Please contact us for an assessment.
    • The Goodman School of Business may request an English Language score from any applicant whose first language is not English or who has not been educated in English in an approved country.
  • Work experience is preferred but is not required.


International students should contact the Goodman Graduate Programs office, at, for international specific admission requirements, for Goodman's Master of Business Administration (International Student Pathway) program

Tuition 2017-2018
MBA tuition is charged on a per course basis. Each course is equal to one half (.5) credit. Fees are subject to change.

Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents: $1,277.46 per half credit course
International students: $2,788.96 per half credit course

Tuition and student fees are due at the beginning of each semester.

We have broken down the costs for you as a new MBA student based on the following charts. Full-time students take two (2) years to complete the program. Part-time students are assumed to be studying for four (4) years (12 semesters). Please note the MBA/CPA option will require an extra term of study involving 4 courses please see the MBA/CPA specific chart below for details.

Total Tutition and Related Fees Per Year (Full-time)*
This chart reflects approximately how much you will be paying to attend the Goodman MBA program as a full-time student. For more information, visit: 


Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents

International Students

Total Tuition Fees



Total Student Fees and Bus Pass



Total UHIP Health Coverage



Total International Recovery Fee



Total Health and Dental Plan



Total Co-op Term Fees (Optional)

$1,550 + $61 ancillary fees for 4 month co-op term

$1,550 + $61 ancillary fees for 4 month co-op term

Total Esitmated Costs

$28,969 (with co-op)
$27,358 (without co-op)

$61,923 (with co-op)
$60,312 (without co-op)

Advanced Standing (Tuition costs vary depending on course exemptions)

minus $1,277.46 per course

minus $2,788.96 per course

* Fees for the Master of Business Adminisrtation (International Student Pathway) program vary. All costs are in Canadian dollars and subject to change each year. The total cost of your MBA program reflects tuition and student fees. Books and living expenses are extra. The CPA stream includes an additional term (4 courses) with the associated tuition and ancillary fees. Students with proof of alternate health and dental coverage may opt out of the Health and Dental plan by September 30. The financial details listed here are provided as estimates only; for the most updated information, please check the Finance website:



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