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Why choose Maritime Business College?


The MBC Advantage

Founded in 1899, Maritime Business College has provided advanced career training to thousands of students in Nova Scotia. The instructors at Maritime Business College are trained and experienced experts in the industry, providing insightful classroom instruction complemented by practical training. We’re regulated by the Department of Labour and Advanced Education, and we are a member of Digital Nova Scotia.


Ready for the job market.

Following the completion of their program MBC graduates are prepared to enter the job market. In addition to the core skills relevant to their program, students also learn how to market themselves, which contributes to their success in the workplace.


Graduate in just 14 months or less!*

Students in most programs attend classes for 12 consecutive months followed by two months of on-the-job training to complete their course. Students have a winter break, spring break, summer break and are off statutory holidays during this period.

Take a Diploma Program at Maritime Business College, and receive your Diploma in just 14 months!

* This does not include the 2D/3D Animations and Digital Arts program, which is 24 months in length.

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Here is what our students have to say
My experience at Maritime Business College filled in the knowledge gaps I needed to launch my business. The instructors went above and beyond in helping to make it happen.
Davan Skelhorn
What a great year! I learned so much on both an academic level and personal level. Thank you so much!
Monique Reade
Paralegal Graduate
I’d probably be flippin’ burgers somewhere if it wasn’t for all of you and your patience and incredible understanding! I absolutely love my job!
Beth Collins
I am enrolled in the law enforcement program and I absolutely love it! It's hands on. The instructors are super friendly and all the staff are wonderful as well.
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