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Program overview

Gustavson's academic programs are built on our pillars: innovative, international, integrative and sustainable/socially responsible. We offer boutique, close-knit, values-aligned programs that prepare grads to have an impact in their chosen field.

Undergraduate programs

Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)
The Gustavson Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) program builds the foundation to take you anywhere you want to go. We are a top-ranked business school, emphasizing innovation, applied learning and responsible leadership.

Business Minor
Non-business students can take business courses while completing their non-BCom degree. A business minor can help expand your career options and better prepare you for the workforce. Plus, courses from the Business Minor program can help you prepare for our Master in Global Business program!

Dual Degree
Students at our Dual Degree partner institutions can join us for 2 years and graduate with a UVic BCom and a degree from your home institution. It's a perfect start for wherever in the world you want to build your career (including right here in Canada, if you choose). 

Graduate programs

Program Expected length Work experience Project/Thesis Course-based
Daytime MBA 16 months Minimum 2 years    
Weekend MBA* 24 months Minimum 6 years    
MGB 12-16 months Less than 3 years    
PhD 4 years Competitive entry    
MM** 1 year Direct entry    

*One weekend a month
**Not accepting applications

MBA in Sustainable Innovation
Our MBA uniquely equips you to navigate the complex challenges that we face from economic, social and environmental perspectives.
 
Study, travel and work in 3 countries, across 3 continents! The Master of Global Business program takes you out of your cultural comfort zone.
 
Partner with our highly productive, world-renowned faculty to launch your career as a management scholar.
 
Our MBA for TELUS custom program sends cohorts of high-potential TELUS team members through a rigorous, relevant master’s program.
 
Built for non-business grads, our Master in Management gives you a competitive edge as you launch your career.

Executive & professional programs

Professional development programs
Advance your career through courses in project management, sustainable business, leadership and more.
 
Custom & in-house training
Elevate your business. For employers in both the private and public sectors, Executive Programs offers in-house custom-designed programs that address your organization’s development goals.
 
Help your organization gain a competitive edge through service excellence. We give you the content, process and tools to build a customer-centric organization and a service culture built on accountability.
 
These short-term, intensive programs offer options for graduate and undergraduate students to gain new business skills while experiencing Canada's beautiful West Coast.
 
Tribal Resources Investment Corp (TRICORP) and First Nations across the country have partnered with Gustavson to co-design and deliver entrepreneurship training, by invitation, in Indigenous communities.