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Certificate in Administration 2

Build on skills and knowledge you gained in Level 1 by proceeding to Level 2, or take Level 2 concurrently. Choose degree credit courses in Business Administration, Economics and other University subject areas.

This program consists of degree credit courses in Business Administration, Arts and electives. It is designed to help students build on knowledge and skills usually gained by completing the Certificate in Administration Level I. Students must successfully complete at least 30 credit hours to earn this certificate.

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: 5 core + 5 elective
  • Credit hours: 30
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Program duration: Part-time study OR 12 months full-time.  Meet with an advisor to ensure proper course sequencing.
  • Associated program: Administration 1
  • Delivery mode: Primarily face-to-face with some online options
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Core Courses

Course Prerequisite
CCE 099 Academic Integrity (0.00 credit hours) N/A
BUS 100 Introduction to Business N/A
BUS 260 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour ENGL 100 or ACAD 100 (as of Fall 2020)

BUS 285 Introduction to Financial Accounting

ECON 100 or ECON 201 (as of Fall 2020)

ENGL 100 Critical Reading and Writing I OR
ACAD 100 Academic Discourse: Writing, Research and Learning Strategies

One of the following


ECON 100 Introductory Economics N/A
ECON 201 Introductory Microeconomics ECON 100 OR
15 credit hours OR
Pre-calculus 20
ECON 202 Introductory Macroeconomics


Any five additional three credit-hour courses.

BUS Elective (any 2)
Open Elective (any 3)

Course Listing

CRN Course Sec Title Instructor Dates
20599 BUS 100 398 Introduction to Business Lee Elliott May 3
Jun 16
20601 BUS 201 041 Entrepreneurship: Creativity, Design and Innovation Peter Moroz May 3
Jun 16
20881 BUS 205 071 Management Communication STAFF Jul 5
Aug 18
20603 BUS 210 041 Introduction to Marketing Dwight Heinrichs May 3
Jun 16
20883 BUS 210 071 Introduction to Marketing STAFF Jul 5
Aug 18
20605 BUS 250 398 Introduction to Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Sandra Steen May 3
Jun 16
20885 BUS 260 071 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour STAFF Jul 5
Aug 18
20607 BUS 260 398 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Nadine Milne May 3
Jun 16
20610 BUS 285 041 Introduction to Financial Accounting Nola Joorisity May 3
Jun 16
20887 BUS 288 071 Introduction to Managerial Accounting STAFF Jul 5
Aug 18

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The Laddering Option

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

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