Advanced Business Administration Certificate

Faculty of Business & Professional Studies School of Business


1 year(s)

Program Highlights

Applications are not currently being accepted for this program.

Improve your knowledge of the business field in this one-year certificate program. 

Gain the basic management skills to start a business career or launch your own business in the Advanced Business Administration certificate program.

In the program, you'll take classes in many areas, including business law, entrepreneurship, small business management and marketing.

Upon graduation, you'll be able to ladder your credits into the Business Administration diploma or Bachelor of Business Administration degree.


CampusTermsFull/Part Time

Required Courses

Total credits: 6.00

BADM 101Introduction to Management3.00 credits
Choose 3.00 credits from the following list:
CMNS 152Business Communications Basics3.00 credits
ENGL 100University Writing Strategies3.00 credits


Required Specialty Courses

Total credits: 6.00

Choose 6.00 credits from the following list:
BADM 102Quantitative Methods3.00 credits
BADM 106Organizational Behaviour3.00 credits
BADM 107Business Law I3.00 credits
BADM 268Entrepreneurship/Small Business Management3.00 credits
BMKT 161Introduction to Marketing3.00 credits
BFINBFIN 141 Introductory Accounting I or BFIN 193 Compressed Introductory Financial Accounting3.00 credits


Business Electives

Total credits: 18.00

Choose 18.00 credits from the following list:

Business Elective - A course at the 100, 200 or 300-level from the prefixes below, or RMCP 172 & 173, or RMCP 181.

RMCP 181Strategic Retail Buying3.00 credits
BADMBusiness Administration
BCPTBusiness Computing
BFINBusiness Finance
BMKTBusiness Marketing
IBUSInt'l Business and Logistics
RMCPRMCP 172 & 173


Total program credits: 30.00

Program Notes

Students cannot receive credit for BFIN 141 or BFIN 142 and also get credit for BFIN 193 towards this credential. Students may get credit for only one of BFIN 244 or BFIN 341 towards this credential.

Important Dates

Note: Dates are subject to change.

How to apply

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    2. Pay your application fee.
  4. Admissions will review your application and contact you.

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