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We push the boundaries of innovation and thought leadership to create a global academic experience and build a sustainable future for our island.

Surrounded by pristine natural landscape, vibrant culture, and welcoming communities, Cape Breton University (CBU) is home to nearly 5,500 students from more than 40 countries around the world. We are committed to the future of Cape Breton Island, innovative economic development and sustainability programs, and Indigenous learning leadership. CBU offers a comprehensive set of liberal arts, science, business, health, and professional programs on the first energy self-sufficient campus in North America. As a university that is dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning, CBU provides students with the advantage of outstanding experiential learning and undergraduate research opportunities in a supportive academic environment. Our programs, in diverse fields of study, consistently rank well above the national averages in faculty-student interaction and service-learning. Our people, our cultures, and our strong sense of community make Cape Breton University a special place.

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Sydney, Canada

Phone
1-888-959-9995

Email
futurestudents@cbu.ca

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Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems (30101)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Electronics and Controls  upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical or Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED
Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships
Tel: (902) 563-1422 
Isabella_Yuan@cbu.ca
www.cbu.ca

Electronics Engineering Technology (03511)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Electronics and Controls program upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Electromechanical Engineering Technology (3071R)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Electronics and Controls program upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Civil Engineering Technology (03351)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Environmental Studies upon successful completion of the Civil Engineering Technology or  Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Studies may commence in May, September or January, as prerequisite requirements and course scheduling permits.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: Online

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED
Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships
Tel: (902) 563-1422 
Isabella_Yuan@cbu.ca
www.cbu.ca

Sustainable Energy and Building Technology (31551)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Environmental Studies upon successful completion of the Civil Engineering Technology Advanced Diploma.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year (2 semesters) of full time study is required to complete the program.

Studies may commence in May, September or January, as prerequisite requirements and course scheduling permits.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: Online

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems (30101)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (30 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Manufacturing program upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Studies may commence in May, September or January, as prerequisite requirements and course scheduling permits.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: Online

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED
Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships
Tel: (902) 563-1422 
Isabella_Yuan@cbu.ca
www.cbu.ca

Electromechanical Engineering Technology (3071R)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (30 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Manufacturing program upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Studies may commence in May, September or January, as prerequisite requirements and course scheduling permits.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: Online

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Electronics Engineering Technology (03511)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (30 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Manufacturing program upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Studies may commence in May, September or January, as prerequisite requirements and course scheduling permits.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: Online

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Mechanical Engineering Technology (30731)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (30 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Manufacturing program upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Studies may commence in May, September or January, as prerequisite requirements and course scheduling permits.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: Online

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Civil Engineering Technology (03351)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology, Petroleum upon successful completion of the Civil, Electrical, Electromechanical, Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Technology, or Sustainable Energy and Building Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED
Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships
Tel: (902) 563-1422 
Isabella_Yuan@cbu.ca
www.cbu.ca

Electrical Engineering Technology - Control Systems (30101)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Petroleum  upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical or Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Electromechanical Engineering Technology (3071R)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Petroleum  upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical or Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Electronics Engineering Technology (03511)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Petroleum  upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical or Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Mechanical Engineering Technology (30731)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Petroleum  upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical or Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Sustainable Energy and Building Technology (31551)

Humber graduates may receive advanced standing (36 credits) into Cape Breton University's Bachelor of Engineering Technology - Petroleum  upon successful completion of the Electrical, Electromechanical or Electronics Engineering Technology Advanced Diplomas.  Normally, a minimum of one academic year of full time study is required to complete the program.

Admission Requirement

Click here for application information.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Number of years to complete pathway: 1

Semesters to complete pathway: 2

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

Entrepreneurial Enterprise, Business Management (EE511)

Humber and Cape Breton University have partnered for the purpose of offering a masters degree completion option to students of both the International Development and Business Management - Entrepreneurial Enterprise graduate certificate programs.  

Students completing these programs with a minimum grade of B+ or 75% in each course will receive up to a maximum of 12 credits transfer towards the 48 credits required for CBU's MBA-CED program and will also receive an exemption of the GMAT test requirement towards admission.

The CBU MBA-CED program requires the completion of a minimum of 36 credits of course work after successful completion of one of the Humber programs specified above.  This normally requires a minimum of three semesters of full time study to complete.  On a part time basis, the program can be completed over three intensive residencies in the month of July.  There are three start times for the program on campus: September, January and July. Alternatively, the program is also offered on select weekends in Edmonton, Saskatoon and Toronto.

A number of CBU courses are available by distance including some of the required courses for the MBA-CED program and may, in some instances, be the ony offering of that particular course that year. CBU distance courses can be used to fulfill the credit residency requirement.

Admission Requirement

Please contact mba@cbu.ca regarding application deadlines and venues.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Semesters to complete pathway: 3

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

International Development (20831)

Humber and Cape Breton University have partnered for the purpose of offering a masters degree completion option to students of both the International Development and Business Management - Entrepreneurial Enterprise graduate certificate programs.  

Students completing these programs with a minimum grade of B+ or 75% in each course will receive up to a maximum of 12 credits transfer towards the 48 credits required for CBU's MBA-CED program and will also receive an exemption of the GMAT test requirement towards admission.

The CBU MBA-CED program requires the completion of a minimum of 36 credits of course work after successful completion of one of the Humber programs specified above.  This normally requires a minimum of three semesters of full time study to complete.  On a part time basis, the program can be completed over three intensive residencies in the month of July.  There are three start times for the progam on campus: September, January and July.  Alternatively, the program is also offered on select weekends in Edmonton, Saskatoon and Toronto.

A number of CBU courses are available by distance including some of the required courses for the MBA-CED program and may, in some instances, be the ony offering of that particular course that year. CBU distance courses can be used to fulfill the credit residency requirement.

Admission Requirement

Please contact mba@cbu.ca regarding application deadlines and venues.

Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.

Semesters to complete pathway: 3

Delivery mode: In-person

Isabella Yuan / BA, LLB, MBA-CED

Enrolment Services Specialist – International Partnerships

Tel: (902) 563-1422 

  CapeBretonUniversity /    @cbuniversity /    Cape Breton University/    capebretonuniversity 

www.cbu.ca

 Isabella Yuan

Cape Breton University

PO Box 5300

1250 Grand Lake Road,

Sydney, NS  B1P 6L2

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