Cape Breton University (CBU) is located in Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was formerly known as the "University College of Cape Breton" (UCCB).

The University has the following schools: the Shannon School of Business, the School of Education, Health & Wellness, the School of Arts and Community Studies and the School of Science & Technology. CBU Online Education allows students to work towards their university degree, certificate or diploma at anytime and anywhere.

Shannon School of Business offers the Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree in Accounting; Economics; Entrepreneurship; Finance; Human Resources; Information Technology; etc. The degree may be completed through full-time or part-time study. It also offers the Master of Business Administration in Community Economic Development (CED) program. The MBA in CED curriculum focuses on economic development, leadership, strategy, governance, managing change and international management. This program is designed for individuals who aspire to play leadership roles in the public sector, in Third Sector organizations, and in community-minded businesses.

Cape Breton University is accredited by: The Province of Nova Scotia; The Atlantic Association of Universities (AAU); The Association of Universities and Community Colleges (AUCC); The Council of International Schools (CIS).

Ranking Profile:

- 73rd in Canada according to the 2010 University Web Ranking.

- Ranked 21st in the Primarily Undergraduate category (Maclean 2008).

- CBU graduates ranked their overall educational experience, teaching and instruction as No. 1 in Canada according to the Maclean's University Graduate Satisfaction Survey 2006.

- 55th in the Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities 1998.

* Suggested Reading: Top Universities in Nova Scotia

World University Ranking Tables

America - US News & World Report, The Princeton Review, BusinessWeek
Canada - Maclean's, Gourman Report Ranking of Canadian Universities
UK - Sunday Times, Guardian, Times Good University Guide, Daily Telegraph
World - Shanghai Jiao Tong ARWU Rankings, Webometrics, Newsweek
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