Graduate Studies

A Bachelor’s Degree is Just the Beginning

If you want to make it HAPPEN, sometimes you need to differentiate yourself further and stand out from the rest of the pack! Graduate level programs are the ideal option for students who are thirsty to learn more, get a jump start on their career or become an undisputed leader in their field.

The Right Choices For Your Future

Currently CBU offers three graduate programs:

In addition, we have two exciting graduate programs being developed for the near future:

  • Social Justice
  • Heritage Management

Let’s have a closer look at how CBU’s current programs can open doors and help you succeed:

Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development

You won’t find another MBA like this anywhere in North America! This MBA in CED program has community at its core, meaning not only will you develop the knowledge you need to thrive in the business world, you’ll also hone the skills needed to make a real impact in local and global communities.

The MBA in CED is built for the next generation of community leaders. It offers a curriculum that brilliantly blends the business subjects found in traditional MBA programs with an emphasis on economic development, leadership, governance, and management of change. This program provides graduates with a truly unique set of skills that can help them shape the future of their communities for the better!

Options to specialize within the MBA in CED include electives in First Nations, Strategic Leadership, Peace Building or International Business. More information on the Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development program can be found here.

Master of Education in Information Technology

Our Master of Education program is designed to facilitate the educational use of information technology. An ideal option for all educators, from K-12 teachers or school administrators, to those involved in post-secondary systems or the world of business and industry. This degree is conferred by Memorial University in Newfoundland.

More information on the M. Ed. (IT) program can be found here.

Master of Education in Sustainability, Creativity and Innovation (SCI)

Our Master of Education in SCI program is the only one of its kind in North America and delivered completely online. Designed for both formal and non-formal educators, administrators, innovators, classroom teachers, and environmental, community, and sustainability leaders, this M. Ed. (SCI) utilizes the competencies for Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) that have been defined by the United Nations and emphasizes the significance of utilizing a holistic approach that enables the learner to envision change and engage in personal and professional transformation.

More information on the M. Ed. (SCI) can be found here.

Take Your Education to the Next Level

At Cape Breton University, your future is wide open! From tried and tested offerings, to one-of-a-kind programs, CBU can provide the spark you need to make your life and career HAPPEN in in ways you never thought possible.