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
  • Associated program: Administration 1
  • Delivery mode: Primarily face-to-face with some online options
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Core Courses

CCE 099 Academic Integrity (0.00 credit hours)
BUS 100 Introduction to Business
BUS 260 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour

BUS 285 Introduction to Financial Accounting

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
ECON 201 Introductory Microeconomics
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
21810 BUS 100 041 Introduction to Business Lee Elliott May 4
Jun 17
22054 BUS 100 071 Introduction to Business STAFF Jul 6
Aug 19
21812 BUS 201 041 Entrepreneurship: Creativity, Design and Innovation Peter Moroz May 4
Jun 17
21814 BUS 205 041 Management Communication Brian Schumacher May 4
Jun 17
21816 BUS 210 041 Introduction to Marketing Dwight Heinrichs May 4
Jun 17
21818 BUS 250 041 Introduction to Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations Nadine Milne May 4
Jun 17
21820 BUS 260 041 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour Sandra Steen May 4
Jun 17
22058 BUS 260 071 Introduction to Organizational Behaviour STAFF Jul 6
Aug 19
21823 BUS 285 041 Introduction to Financial Accounting Nola Joorisity May 4
Jun 17
22061 BUS 288 071 Introduction to Managerial Accounting Wallace Lockhart Jul 6
Aug 19

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The Laddering Option

  1. Certificate in Administration - Level 1
  2. Certificate in Administration - Level 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.