Global in perspective. Accessible by design.

Opportunity is calling. The TRU School of Business and Economics will prepare you to answer. From entry-level certificates to master’s degrees, and many major, minor and specialization options, you can customize your business education to suit your goals.

School of Business and Economics

Master of Business Administration

Everyone’s goals are different. Our MBA is different, too. If you want to follow your entrepreneurial instincts, specialize through research, skip the thesis or embrace it, you can make our MBA your own.

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Master's Degrees in Environmental Economics and Management

Worldwide economic growth is rapid and, as a result, there is an urgent global need for management practices that balance economic demands with sustainability.

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Bachelor of Business Administration

The BBA provides students with a demanding and engaging learning experience. Start with a strong grounding in the humanities and social sciences as well as the core business or business-related subjects.

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Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas

Of interest to students who have a non-business degree, and who want to return to university for one or two years to acquire a specialty in a functional area of business in order to enhance their employment opportunities.

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New Research Coach program a guaranteed winner

Applications are now being accepted for TRU's new Research Coach program, designed to encourage new students to engage in research.

Climate change game

Students solve climate change during environmental economics game

In a mock-UN climate change convention adapted from MIT, TRU students found ways to lower GHG emissions.

TRU-OL MBA student Shawn Berney

Berney begins business in cryptocurrency

Shawn Berney is obtaining his MBA through TRU Open Learning with a plan of helping make simple transactions easier for daily use.

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Riley Martin
I really appreciate the incredible diversity of the students and faculty—the depth and perspective in discussions and experiences across all courses added so much value to my projects and overall degree. Riley Martin, 2017 MBA graduate
Sophia de Zeeuw
TRU’s intimate class sizes have provided me with an enriching, personal educational experience. Not only have my professors been able to support me with one-on-one guidance, but they have become my mentors and have even offered me research and employment opportunities. Sophia de Zeeuw, marketing major

Katie Doherty
Choosing TRU was the best decision I could have made. Not only did the professors want to see me succeed, they encouraged me to take advantage of all the opportunities TRU had to offer, which really helped me differentiate myself in my post grad job search. Katie Doherty, 2017 BBA graduate with double major in marketing and international business
Yash Thakker
With the diversity at TRU—students and faculty from all over the world, associating their experiences with what we are taught and sharing stories, we received this amazing holistic perspective of a global business mind- and skillset. Yash Thakker, 2017 MBA graduate

Options for Indigenous students

The TRU School of Business and Economics is committed to expanding educational opportunities for Indigenous students through programs relating to First Nations governance; improved laddering opportunities; and enhanced student support.

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