MBET alumni Horatio Moreno.

Earn a Master of Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology (MBET) part-time on weekends.

The part-time MBET program is a practical graduate business degree for entrepreneurs and intrapreneurs. It combines academic learning with real-world experience to offer a dynamic and unique entrepreneurial education. Students develop the skills to launch new ideas while balancing full-time work. 

A schedule that works for you.

The part-time program's weekend format offers flexibility for students to develop their entrepreneurial skills. MBET students learn from industry leaders and collaborate with experienced mentors, gaining knowledge they can apply in their workplace or venture. Course material will be delivered in weekend sessions over three years.

Part-time MBET overview

Courses and learning experience

MBET embraces a philosophy of learning by doing. Course materials are focused on practical theories that students can apply to their workplace or venture. Students don’t just learn about entrepreneurship, they experience it.

The program is made up of nine courses and a Corporate Commercialization Practicum. The content of the part-time and full-time versions of the program is the same. All nine courses and the practicum are integrated throughout the program rather than divided by conventional terms. For more detailed information about MBET courses, visit the Courses page.

Course delivery

Three years in duration. Course content delivered in weekend sessions (Friday evening and all day Saturday) held roughly every three weeks, with a total of 12 weekend sessions per year. The practicum will begin in the second year.

Applications and admissions requirements

Applications for the part-time cohort are currently being accepted. Please visit our Admissions Requirements page for detailed admissions requirements. We accept applications on a rolling basis until the program is full.


The Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre is currently located on the University of Waterloo's North Campus in the David Johnston Research & Technology Park. The Centre will relocate to a new location in the Engineering 7 building on the main campus in August 2018.


Part-time tuition for the 2018/2019 academic year is approximately $12,684* CAD, plus incidental fees. The approximate total tuition for the three year program is $38,052*. 

*The tuition rates listed on this page are subject to change and meant as a guide only. For exact amounts, and incidental fees, visit the university's Student Financial Services page regularly. Textbooks, living expenses, laptops, and incidental fees are additional.

Get support from your employer

Many employers sponsor professional development for employees including education programs like MBET. Get information to help secure your employer's sponsorship for MBET with the Employer Sponsorship Sheet.

Want more information?

Join us for a 30 minute webinar to learn more about the part-time MBET program, or contact us.