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Interdisciplinary Programs

The following graduate degrees and certificates include courses offered by the Telfer School of Management:


Electronic Business Technologies

Master’s programs in Electronic Business Technologies

E-Business Technologies Program prepares students to be leaders in the e-business world; enabling them to play strong strategic and operational roles while leveraging the power of technology to transform business and society.

The Telfer School of Management, the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, and the Faculty of Arts jointly offer two interdisciplinary master’s programs in Electronic Business Technologies studying the integration of information technologies with business processes and strategies within a dynamic social and business environment. One is a course-based program leading to the Master of Electronic Business Technologies (MEBT), the other includes a thesis and leads to the Master of Science (MSc) in Electronic Business Technologies.  Both programs include two streams to choose from: e-Business and e-Technology. All programs are offered full-time and part-time. There is also a CO-OP option available to both programs (MEBT and MSc) in both streams (e-Business and e-Technology).

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PhD program in Electronic Business

The PhD program in Electronic Business is offered under the auspices of the Telfer School of Management, the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and the Faculty of Arts. It is offered on a full-time basis in the following three fields: Electronic Business (e-Business), Electronic Technologies (e-Technologies) and Electronic Society (e-Society).

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Engineering Management Program (MEng)

The Engineering Management Program offers a Master of Engineering Management and a Graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management.

The objective of the Master of Engineering in Engineering Management program is to develop the knowledge and skills of engineers and scientists in the management of people, projects, resources and organizations in technical environments. The program is supervised by a committee composed of representatives from the Telfer School of Management and the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the Faculty of Engineering.

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Environmental Sustainability

The master’s level Collaborative Program in Environmental Sustainability allows students registered in one of the participating master’s programs to specialize in environmental sustainability.

The guiding objective of the Collaborative Program is to provide graduate students with the knowledge and skills needed to identify and analyze the economic, legal, policy and scientific dimensions of environmental problems, and to employ an evidence-based approach to develop rational policy options for addressing those problems.

The degree awarded specifies the primary program and indicates “Specialization in Environmental Sustainability.”  Both the MSc in Management and the MSc in Health Systems are primary programs which offer this specialization.

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Information Technology Project Management

With the explosive growth in the Software and Telecommunications industry in Canada, there is an increasing demand for qualified professionals in the area of Information Technology Project Management (ITPM). The graduate Certificate in Information Technology Project Management provides the advanced expertise required.

The successful graduate of this Certificate will be well-positioned both to lead complex IT projects and to write the PMI PMP® (Project Management Institute Project Management Professional) examinations.

PMP is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Population Health

The population health doctoral program is offered through a collaboration of five faculties: the Faculty of Health Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine, the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Telfer School of Management, and the Faculty of Law (Common Law Section). This program is modeled on a framework that encompasses population health issues; determinants and causes of health illness inequities; and population health interventions, including programs, policies and resource distribution systems. Unique in Canada, this program draws on a wide range of disciplines, both basic and applied. It brings together the insights of social, biological, clinical, organizational, and political sciences, among others.

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Systems Science

The graduate program in Systems Science is specially designed for those who are interested in the analysis and modelling (mathematical and computer) of natural and man-made systems. It provides the professional with skills and knowledge required to understand, control, predict and optimize behaviour in a variety of fields from engineering and computer science to management and applied economics. An interdisciplinary program of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies, it is supervised by a Committee composed of representatives from the Department of Economics, the School of Information Technology and Engineering, the Telfer School of Management, and the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

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