Business Administration (Co-op)

Business Administration (Co-op) (2016-2017)

How to Apply

Program Code



Program Length

Six semesters, beginning in September and January



Contact Information

Suzanne Iskander, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3647


The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters is
– domestic $4,412.78
– 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.


Start DatesAvailability
2016 JanuaryClosed
2016 SeptemberOpen
2017 JanuaryOpen

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 Co-op 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 co-op alternative to our standard Business Administration program lets you develop yourleadership skills. You’ll learn to strategize, negotiate, set priorities, manage time and solve problems effectively. A paid work placement at the end of years one and two provides real-world experience. 

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. Students will then shift their focus and begin working towards their specialization in third year.

List of Courses

Work Term

Semester 3

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Semester 4

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Work Term

Semester 5

Select 2 from the following courses

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Semester 6

Select 1 from the following courses

Select 2 from the following courses

How to Apply

Your Career

Our graduates have the benefit of a high quality, broad-based business education with a strong foundation in accounting, finance, human resources
administration, management, operations, business systems and marketing. Upon graduation, you’ll be well equipped to take on a wide variety of positions in areas including customer service, marketing, marketing research and sales, purchasing, HR administration, product
and account management, event planning, accounting and financial planning, and budget analysis.

Work Placement

With support from an employment placement advisor, you’ll be responsible for finding suitable paid co-op placements. WORK 101 is taken in
semester two to prepare for the job search. Co-op work placements take place after semesters two and four. Each work term is normally 15 weeks (12 weeks mandatory).

Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition

Some courses taught in this program may be credited towards certification with:
• Canadian Institute of Management
• Canadian Professional Sales Association
• Canadian Securities Institute
• Human Resources Professional Association of Ontario

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. They 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 minimum grade of 70 per cent. To apply, please complete and submit the online application form.

Visit Transfer Options for detailed information on transfer credit opportunities available with other Canadian and international universities.


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