Specialization Options

Royal Roads MBA program offers a suite of specializations options to meet your interests as well as personal and professional needs. The wide range of specialization options in various fields allows you to better personalize your learning experience. 

As part of your MBA program, you can one of the RRU MBA specializations options or one of Royal Roads Graduate Certificates as a specialization option as indicated in the list below. 

The practical and applied nature of the Graduate Certificates allows us to provide academic qualification in partnership with professional affiliations such as the Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada), the Chartered Professional in Human Resources (CPHR), Association of Change Management Professionals®, International Coaching Federation (ICF), Project Management Institute (PMI),  and the Association of Change Management Professionals®.

Designed for working professionals like you, the Graduate Certificates provides educational hours towards the professional credentials and in-depth knowledge to support your career and diversify your work options and roles within your current organizations or allow you to transition out of your organizations and establish an independent career.

The Royal Roads MBA is the only MBA in Canada that offers you the ability to both earn an MBA and gain credits to support the range of professional credentials represented within our Graduate Certificates.

If you have already completed one of Royal Roads Graduate Certificate programs, you can use the 9 credits earned towards the MBA program. Contact our enrolment advisors by email, or call 1.877.778.6227 to learn more.

Master of Business Administration specializations options:

Royal Roads Graduate Certificates specialization options:


Change Management and Innovation

Social Innovation

Organizational Design


Project Management

Human Resources

Environment and Sustainability

Communication and Culture

Education and Technology

Interdisciplinary Studies

Tourism and Hospitality