Williams School of Business

Williams School of Business

Be challenged.
Be successful. BU.

At the Williams School of Business, we recognize the transformative power of a business education that is rooted in strong academic fundamentals, hands-on learning, small class sizes, and engaged faculty who know your name. Be everything you want to be.

100%

pass rate for 2019 and 2020 accounting grads writing the provincial CPA exam

76%

actual pass rate for all provincial CPA exam takers

94%

recent grads working or pursuing post-graduate studies

97%

of those in the workforce are working fulltime

88%

of career-seekers landed first job in less than six months post-graduation

97%

of career-seekers landed first job in less than twelve months post-graduation

90%

courses include
experiential learning

90%

more than just theory –
learn by doing

Ready to experience your business degree?

# 1 in Experiental Learning

Learn by doing – 90 per cent of our courses feature real life, hands-on learning. These include applied research projects, live cases, field trips, and guest speakers. Exchange programs and community-based projects offer rich learning opportunities and case competitions challenge you to lead.

Small class size allows for better interactions
You are not a number

Small class sizes

Small classes are a great environment in which to learn, with easy access to faculty who are committed to your success. It also means you have greater access to activities like case competitions, research projects, and exchanges.

Students at a career readiness workshop
Co-Operative education

Career-readiness

Combine on-campus study with valuable work placements or internships and earn credits towards your degree. Or, launch your own business through an entrepreneurial work term. Find out more about our Co-Op program.

The SEED portfolio

The real world of business

Gain first-hand experience managing an investment portfolio worth over half a million dollars through our SEED Portfolio. Learn how to solve complex real-world business challenges through case competitions.

Maclean’s University Rankings

Teaching & Research Excellence

Bishop’s was voted #1 in faculty awards and #2 for course instructors. The majority of the Williams School of Business are full-time, tenured professors committed to excellence in teaching.

Students studying on a bench in the quad during the summer
You’re going to love it here

Campus Life & Community

We are a safe and welcoming campus, based in a caring community, yet only 1,5 hours away from the bustle of Montreal. An exceptional social environment, Bishop’s was voted #1 for extracurricular activities

Academically, socially and personally, a lot of my growth is thanks to this amazing school.
Sabrina-Binta Kone
Hawkesbury, ON, Canada
Sabrina-Binta Kone
We learned how to deal with the unexpected, adapt to change and keep moving forward. BU has provided us with the required tools to succeed and prepared us to face upcoming challenges to solve global issues.
Maxim Jacques
Thetford Mines, QC, Canada
Maxim Jacques
Bishop’s University teaches you quite a few things. It teaches you to always keep an open mind when immersing yourself in a new culture. It also teaches you to view any situation from different perspectives and respect other people’s opinions.
Christos Nikolaos Lembessis
Laval, QC, Canada
Christos Nikolaos Lembessis

Courses & Programs

Let’s get down to business!

Each course aims at providing real-life assignments that enable students to build practical competencies and enrich their curriculum vitae

CHOOSE FROM 7 CONCENTRATIONSBachelor of Business Administration

The B.B.A. offers the most in-depth approach to business studies. B.B.A. students can also choose among seven concentrations and among six minors to develop complementary knowledge and competencies.

Concentrations

COMBINE BUSINESS STUDIES WITH A DIFFERENT SUBJECTB.A. Major Business

This program is ideal for students who wish to combine their business studies with a different subject. The program structure allows for a second major or two minors, which give ample room for a student to embrace the richness of a liberal education.

Get a solid and rich liberal education

CHOOSE FROM 3 PROGRAMSJoint programs

Three programs are offered in collaboration with other departments in order to enrich the student experience and better prepare them for the workplace. Students get the best of two worlds!

FOR NON-BUSINESS STUDENTSMinors

Non-Business students have the possibility to add any of the following seven Business minors to their program:

GET RELEVANT BASIC SKILLS FOR THE WORKPLACECertificate in Business Administration

The Certificate in Business Administration is of interest to students who don’t wish to do the whole B.B.A. or who want to test their capabilities and interests before applying to the B.B.A. It may be completed on a full-time or a part-time basis.

Classroom in the Williams School of Business
TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXCELLENCE

About your teachers

Bishop’s was voted #1 in faculty awards and #2 for course instructors. The majority of the Williams School faculty are full-time, tenured professors committed to excellence in teaching. More than 70% of our undergraduate business courses are taught by full-time tenured professors. Not surprisingly, our professors know the students by their name and keep in touch even after graduation.

Questions?

Want to know more about studying at the WSB?
Contact us at:

wsb@ubishops.ca