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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.

Get relevant basic skills for the workplace

The Certificate in Business Administration provides an academic background in Business Administration to students who are pursuing or wishing to pursue a career in management in the private or public sectors. The certificate program presents a broad survey of underlying disciplines and an introduction to the functional areas in Business Administration, both theoretical and practical.

10 courses (30 credits)

The following courses are required for the Certificate in Business Administration:

  • BAC121 – Introduction to Financial Accounting I
  • BFN200 – Introduction to Finance (requires BAC 121, ECO 103 and BMA 140)
  • BMA140 – Statistical Analysis for Business Decisions I (requires MAT 190)
  • BMG100 – Understanding Business and Society
  • BMK211 – Marketing Management
  • ECO103 – Principles of Economics: Macroeconomics

Plus 12 credits of Business electives.

Consult the Academic Calendar for important University and program regulations as well as the list of prerequisites that may be required for some of the above courses. It will help you plan the courses you should be registering into each semester. It is recommended that students review each semester their program completion plan as some courses may only be offered once a year or only on alternate years. It is also recommended that you meet with our WSB Academic Advisor in the early stage of your degree to ensure that your program completion plan is realistic. The Academic Advisor can be reached at wsbadvisor@UBishops.ca.

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Have questions about studying Business Administration at Bishop’s? We encourage you to contact us: wsb@ubishops.ca.