Certificate in Administration 1

Use the Certificate to improve your career options, better understand how organizations operate and customize your Certificate to your interests.

This five-course certificate is best suited to the part-time learner. The certificate allows students to attend classes in the evenings and still complete the credential within eight months to one year, depending on availability in courses.

For students looking for a full-time program of study, the Certificate in Administration 2 is an excellent introduction to business concepts and can provide pathways for further study. Certificate in Administration 2 can be completed within one year (three semesters) full time, or longer if taken part-time.

Scheduled Breaks: For information about scheduled breaks for international students visit Work While You Study.

  • Courses to complete: 2 core + 3 elective
  • Credit hours: 15 credit hours
  • Pre-requisites: Varies by course
  • Program duration: Suited to part-time study
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Core Courses

BUS 100 Introduction to Business
BUS 260 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour

Electives

Course Prerequisite
BUS 205 Business Communication (formerly ADMN 265) ENGL 100
BUS 210 Introduction to Marketing

BUS 100
BUS 260

BUS 250 Introduction to Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations BUS 100
BUS 260
BUS 285 Introductory Financial Accounting N/A
BUS 288 Introductory Managerial Accounting BUS 100
BUS 285
BUS 307 Business Law BUS 100 + 45 credit hours
BUS 361 Management Performance BUS 250
BUS 453 Strategic Human Resource Management (formerly ADMN 353) BUS 250 + 60 credit hours
ECON 100 Introduction to Economic Issues* OR N/A
ECON 201Introductory Microeconomics* OR
ECON 202 Introductory Macroeconomics*
ECON 100 OR
15 credit hours OR
Pre-calculus 20
* Students can use only one economics course as a Certificate in Administration elective.

Course Listing

CRN Course Sec Title Instructor Dates
30257 BUS 100 031 Introduction to Business Brian Schumacher Sep 5
Dec 6
30258 BUS 100 032 Introduction to Business Emily McNair Sep 5
Dec 6
30259 BUS 100 033 Introduction to Business Caroline Graves Sep 5
Dec 6
30260 BUS 100 034 Introduction to Business Brian Schumacher Sep 5
Dec 6
33438 BUS 100 036 Introduction to Business David Roszell Sep 5
Dec 6
33446 BUS 100 038 Introduction to Business Bonnie Dobson Sep 5
Dec 6
30264 BUS 205 033 Management Communication James MacKenzie Sep 5
Dec 6
30268 BUS 210 033 Introduction to Marketing Dwight Heinrichs Sep 5
Dec 6
33482 BUS 250 031 Introduction to Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Andrea Phippen Sep 5
Dec 6
30273 BUS 250 033 Introduction to Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Sandra Steen Sep 5
Dec 6
33170 BUS 260 031 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Justin Feeney Sep 5
Dec 6
33171 BUS 260 032 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Gordon Pennycook Sep 5
Dec 6
30280 BUS 260 033 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Gregory Wensel Sep 5
Dec 6
33172 BUS 260 034 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Lee Elliott Sep 5
Dec 6
33444 BUS 260 035 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Nadine Milne Sep 5
Dec 6
30294 BUS 285 033 Introduction to Financial Accounting Ryan Maduck Sep 5
Dec 6
33449 BUS 285 037 Introduction to Financial Accounting Scott Phillips Sep 5
Dec 6
33450 BUS 285 038 Introduction to Financial Accounting STAFF Sep 5
Dec 6
30298 BUS 288 032 Introduction to Managerial Accounting STAFF Sep 5
Dec 6

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The Laddering Option

  1. Certificate in Administration 1
  2. Certificate in Administration 2
  3. Business Administration Diploma
  4. Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

If you are interested in the laddering option, seek advising early in your program.