Business Administration

Business Administration (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Humber North Campus
Six semesters, beginning in September, January and May

Humber Lakeshore Campus
Six semesters, beginning in September and January



Contact Information

Humber North Campus
Maria Racanelli, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4449

Humber Lakeshore Campus
Suzanne Iskander, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3647


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $3,972.78
– international $14,200.
Amounts listed are the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees are subject to change.

Students selecting either the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and/or the Professional Financial Planning Course (PFPC) will be required to pay an additional registration fee to the Canadian Securities Institute (CSI) for these courses. Current fees are approximately $600 – $1,100 per course, and are subject to change without notice by the CSI.


  • Start DatesAvailability
    2016 JanuaryClosed
    2016 SeptemberOpen
    2017 JanuaryOpen
  • Start DatesAvailability
    2016 JanuaryClosed
    2016 MayClosed
    2016 SeptemberOpen
    2017 JanuaryOpen
    2017 MayOpen

Admission Requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:
• Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
– Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
– Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) or Grade 11 U or M Mathematics (MCR3U or MCF3M)
– Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above
• Mature student status
• College or university transfer status

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

Our Program

Humber’s Business Administration advanced diploma program allows you to develop extensive knowledge on how businesses work and become competent at the full range of skills needed to facilitate business operations. Courses in operations management, accounting, human resources management, marketing research and much more will give you the opportunity to cultivate key business skills such as communication, teamwork, project management and strategic business analysis. This is a business diploma built on a common platform of a solid business education – principles of management, marketing, business law, finance mathematics and microeconomics. This common business platform is shared with other business diploma programs in year one and is expanded on in year two.

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How to Apply

Your Career

With your diploma in Business Administration, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills to pursue a variety of potential career paths in business, including management finance, human resources,marketing and international business administration. Among the roles you’ll be qualified to apply for are marketing researcher, merchandising manager, product manager, budget analyst, sales representative, financial planner, office manager, human resources administrator, advertising account co-ordinator and event planner.

As a business owner, you’ll enjoy the excitement and rewards of using what you’ve learned to start and manage your own enterprise, assess opportunities and bring your ideas to market – all on your own terms.

Work Placement

You’ll be assisted in finding a paid or unpaid business work placement, where you’ll practise your skills during an 84-hour assignment. This adds valuable hands-on experience to your resumé. Close relationships with the business professionals who constantly update the curriculum will give you valuable networking contacts.

Our Faculty

You will learn from professors with strong business backgrounds and enjoy ongoing opportunities to master concepts and practise skills through in-class activities, individual assignments and group projects.

Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition

The Business Administration program can also prepare you to pursue industry designations and professional certifications in addition to your
diploma, including those from the Canadian Institute of Management, the Canadian Professional Sales Association and the Canadian Securities Institute. The industry designations/certifications may require further courses, additional exams, related work experience and additional fees to qualify.
Courses taught in this program may be credited towards certification with:
• Canadian Institute of Management
• Canadian Professional Sales Association
• Canadian Securities Institute
• Financial Planners Standards Council
• Human Resources Professional Association
• Materials Handling and Management Society

Your Future Study Options

Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 70 per cent or more will be considered for admission to Humber’s Bachelor of Commerce degree programs. Graduates may then complete the degree program with the equivalent of four semesters of full-time study plus a paid work term.

Graduates must also possess ENG4U or Humber’s COMM 200/WRIT 100 or COMM 300/WRIT 200 with a grade of 70 per cent or more,plus any Grade 12 U-level Mathematics or Humber’s BMAT 220/BMAT 120 Mathematics of Finance and BSTA 300/BSTA 200 Business Statistics with an average grade of 70 per cent or more. To apply, please complete and submit the online application form.

There are also options for you to complete your Business Administration degree through transfer credit opportunities with more than 50 Canadian and international universities. For detailed information, visit Transfer Options.


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