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Prepare for career success in business and management

Business Administration Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op program

Be prepared for success in business and management. Focus on your area of interest. Be career-ready or pursue articulations to degree studies.

Program code BADM
Duration 3 Years
Credential Ontario College Advanced Diploma, Co-op
Delivery Full-time

Program information

Program description

Students engage with topics that are as diverse as business itself. Students develop the fundamental knowledge and skills for success in business and management. The broad range of choice in the third year provides students with the opportunity to tailor the diploma to unique career goals, including options in payroll, accounting, computers, advertising, marketing, logistics, human resource, entrepreneurship, international business management, leadership and the completion of external certification requirements.

Intake information

Start date Campus
Fall 2021 Barrie
Winter 2022 Barrie
Summer 2022 Barrie

Tuition and fees

Work-integrated learning

This program includes a co-op work term component where you will gain practical, on-the-job experience in your field.

What are the admission requirements for the Business Administration program?

Business Administration admission requirements

OSSD or equivalent with

  • Grade 12 English (C or U)
  • any Grade 111 or 12 Mathematics (C, M, or U)

Mature students, non-secondary school applicants (19 years or older), and home school applicants may also be considered for admission. Eligibility may be met by applicants who have taken equivalent courses, upgrading, completed their GED, and equivalency testing. For complete details refer to: www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/academic-regulations/

Pathways

Applicants who have taken courses from a recognized and accredited post-secondary institution and/or have relevant life/learning experience may also be considered for admission; refer to the Credit Transfer Centre website for details:
www.georgiancollege.ca/admissions/credit-transfer/

Admission details

It is strongly recommended that applicants complete the CPA to ensure proper placement in their first communications course.

What career paths can I take in business administration?

Your Business Administration diploma gives you many career opportunities

Career opportunities may include, but are not limited to, management trainee/manager, sales/sales management, personnel officer/manager in addition to entrepreneurial opportunities. Employers include banks, finance, trust and insurance companies, computer firms, government ministries and agencies, producers of consumer and industrial products, wholesalers, retailers, private companies and non-profit organizations.

Why study Business Administration at Georgian?

Because Georgian means business! We’ll provide you with a solid business foundation while allowing you to explore a range of subject and career opportunities.

Job opportunities

Our grads finds careers in accounting, advertising, office administration, automotive, aviation, human resources, information systems, marketing or a combination of these areas.

Co-op experience

Georgian is a recognized leader in student work experience. You’ll get the hands-on experience you need to give you an advantage in the career marketplace.

What courses are included in the Business Administration diploma program?

Course overview

20 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
9 Program Option Courses
5 General Education Courses
3 Co-op Work Terms

Program-specific courses

Semester 1 courses are listed below. For a full list of courses in the program including course descriptions, view the Business Administration program outline.

  • ACCT 1000 – Financial Accounting Principles 1
  • BUSI 1001 – Introduction to Organizational Behaviour
  • COMP 1003 – Microcomputer Applications
  • MATH 1002 – Mathematics of Finance
  • MKTG 1000 – Introduction to Marketing
  • Select 1 course from the communications list during registration.

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