Certain courses include a vClass (virtual class), which is a live faculty-led lecture or seminar delivered weekly using the state-of-the-art synchronous courseware, WebEx. This courseware allows for interactive opportunities between faculty and students within student groups.
In the business programs, students incorporate group work into their online learning. Using online platforms like Skype and Google Docs, students are able to easily meet and collaborate on documents without being hindered by distance.
Students at the University of Fredericton receive the same high-quality education, networking opportunities and collaboration obtained from an on-campus program. Students interact with professors and peers on an ongoing basis.
UFred offers online resources for its students to take advantage of, including a library and bookstore to assist in the efficiency and learning of each program. In addition, personal support is provided through the presence of UFred advisors, peer support and instructor office hours.
After completion of the foundation courses, students will choose their specialty stream.
With eight options to choose from, students have the advantage of specializing in an area that best aligns with their career.
This specialty stream is designed for those who want to lead their organization to higher success in their global networks, whether they’re still in the early days of their career or have years of management experience.
This specialty stream was developed with and supported by the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering (CSSE). It aims to address the gaps that many in the OHS profession face due to lack of formal knowledge.
This specialty stream is built for those who have the vision to take on bold new ventures. It teaches students how to convince other leaders of the merits of their ideas, with the ultimate goal of helping students foster innovation within their organizations.
This specialty stream aims to provide students who want to invest in their future with a deep understanding of business practices and employee motivations.
This specialty stream helps students develop the capabilities to lead an organization by focusing on a blended value return on investment, balance sustainable profitability with a social mission and financially manage a social enterprise.
Designed for early-career professionals and those who already have baseline management experience, this specialty stream develops business analytics skills and the business acumen needed to propel careers forward.
This specialty stream is geared toward early-career real estate professionals and managers who aspire to guide their organizations to more robust performance by using some of the most advanced online teaching and learning techniques.
This specialty stream is designed with ambitious sales management professionals in mind. Advance with a business acumen that harmonizes sales theory and practice, without interrupting career momentum.
Instructors for the Sandermoen School of Business not only have strong academic backgrounds but also many years of work experience. Faculty are from across North America and are subject matter experts in their field.
The PAC is a group of volunteers that provides expert advice to a school or department on program-related matters such as trends in the pertinent industry, discipline or profession, learning objectives, curriculum, teaching methodology and program review.
UFred is committed to working with leaders in academia who are driven to advancing our business programs in an online environment. Our academic leadership team is constantly striving to improve our programs, find industry-leading instructors and build meaningful academic partnerships.
At UFred we know that it’s possible to deliver high-quality education while still being affordable. As a fully-online university, we don’t incur the cost of building and maintaining a campus. We are 100% focused on delivering quality education and providing personal student support, advanced technologies and industry-leading instructors.
Applications are reviewed for consideration by the Admission Review Committee and an official notification sent to the applicant via email The candidate’s full application package is reviewed for consideration to include education and work experience.
Individuals wishing to be admitted to the Master Certificate program must present the following minimum admission requirements:
Please complete the following:
Copy and paste your letter of intent and resume into the form and complete all additional fields. You may revisit the form by simply filling in your program of interest and email address. Once you follow the link to revisit the form and enter your program of interest and email address, the information you filled in previously will auto-fill. The form will not be submitted to your Recruitment Advisor until you have agreed to the terms and conditions and click on “Submit Form” in the bottom right-hand corner.
References and Transcripts
Request a reference from two strong academic and/or business references who have known the applicant for more than two years. References can be from current or past managers and/or supervisors.*
Order a transcript from the institution where you completed your undergraduate degree and have it sent directly to UFred:
University of Fredericton
371 Queen Street, Suite 400
Fredericton, NB E3B 1B1
*For your convenience, copy the below section to forward to your references:
To Complete the Reference Form Request:
Click on the link: University of Fredericton Reference Form Request
Fill out Your Name and Your Email
Fill out all of the Required Fields (Required Fields that have not yet been completed will appear as a red flag. Once a section has been completed, it will show a green “OK”.
Verify all fields have been completed, including the Signature. If you miss a field, you may be required to re-submit the document.
Click on “Submit Signature.” A message will pop up reading “Email Verification Required”. An email will be sent to your personal email for verification.
Click on the link in the email. A new window will open up with your completed Reference Form Request that will read “Complete” in the top right-hand corner. The document is then automatically forwarded to UFred. You will also receive an email confirming the completion of the document.
In keeping with the University’s commitment to recognition of prior learning, students may transfer credit or advance standing credit toward their graduate degree program through courses previously taken. For consideration of transfer credits, only graduate-level courses successfully completed with a B grade or higher will be considered. Advance Standing credits may be earned by those who have specific business designations.* The total number of credits students may earn through transfer credits from other approved and/or accredited institutions combined shall not exceed half of the credits required for completion of their graduate degree program.
To apply for a Prior Learning Assessment, contact the Recruitment Department by email: email@example.com
An Initial assessment fee of $150 will be required. For each course you wish to exempt, there is a $100 fee, and you will be required to provide:
*For consideration of learning through work experience and other background learning, you must supply a detailed résumé that includes all education and training as well as positions held and areas of responsibility for each.
The University of Fredericton is a fully-accredited university offering MBA and EMBA Programs under Section 3 of the Degree Granting Act of the Province of New Brunswick in Canada.
The University of Fredericton is a candidate for ACBSP accreditation of business programs offered through the Sandermoen School of Business. The business programs at the University of Fredericton have been fully accredited by the Province of New Brunswick since 2007. The ACBSP accreditation will stand in addition to the provincial accreditation.
The University of Fredericton is committed to providing life-changing experiences to students around the world. As a result, we have formed more than a dozen partnerships with national and international educational institutions and organizations that help us extend our reach.
UFred has been recognized by some of the most trusted and reputable media sources in the country. The Globe and Mail’s Report on Business named UFred to its annual roundup of Canada’s best MBA and EMBA programs and Maclean’s Magazine regularly highlights UFred in its yearly MBA guide.