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.
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.
Tuition and fees
- Visit our tuition and fees page for detailed information on the cost to attend Georgian.
- Review additional program-specific fees for this program.
- You can afford this! Explore OSAP as well as awards, scholarships and bursaries to help you pay your way to graduation.
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)
Minimum of 60% in Grade 11 College or University level Mathematics (MBF3C or MCF3M)
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/
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 for Prior Learning website for 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.
Our grads finds careers in accounting, advertising, office administration, automotive, aviation, human resources, information systems, marketing or a combination of these areas.
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?
20 Program Courses
2 Communications Courses
9 Program Option Courses
5 General Education Courses
3 Co-op Work Terms
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.
Your course delivery method(s)
In-person and hybrid option
In this program, some courses will provide an option to choose fully in person or fully online. You’ll choose one delivery method, that fits your circumstances, for the duration of the semester.
Please note, delivery methods are based on planning for the upcoming semester and are subject to change.
Check out our other related programs
Do you have questions about Business Administration? Contact us!
Thinking about applying to Georgian?
Contact our student recruitment team to explore your study options.
Already applied to Georgian?
Connect with the Office of the Registrar for admissions-related questions.
Are you an international student?
Contact our international recruitment team to learn more about studying at Georgian.
Ways to connect
Join us in person from April 24 to 29
for Campus Experience Week!
RSVP to attend
Take a guided, in-person tour
of our campuses.
Book a campus tour
Book a phone appointment
with a recruitment specialist.
Connect with a recruiter
Join our email list for event updates, contest information and more.
Sign up for Georgian updates