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Advanced Diploma - Business Administration – Core
Advanced Diploma - Business Administration – Core

Advanced Diploma - Business Administration – Core

  • ID:AC010006
  • Level:3-Year Undergraduate Advanced Diploma
  • Duration:
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirement

  • International Application Form (International Application Form)
  • Application fee $95 CAD

English Requirement

  • International applicants must provide proof of the subject specific requirements noted above along with proof of either: (IELTS / TOEFL) IELTS-International English Language Testing Service (Academic) Overall band of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each band. OR TOEFL-Internet-based (iBT)-overall 88, with a minimum of 22 in each component: Reading 22; Listening 22; Speaking 22; Writing 22.

Other Requirement

  • College Eligibility

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR

  • Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate;OR

  • General Educational Development (GED) certificate;OR

  • Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $50 (subject to change) will be charged.

  • Program Eligibility

  • English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or equivalent).

  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (MAP4C or equivalent).

  • Applicants with international transcripts must provide proof of the subject-specific requirements noted above and may be required to provide proof of language proficiency.

Course Information

The three-year Business Administration (Core) Ontario College Advanced Diploma program provides you with essential skills and knowledge for a career in business. This program is the perfect option if you are interested in pursuing a career in business, but are unsure which specialization best fits your interests. This program has been designed to allow you to explore a variety of business fields before ultimately deciding on a major.

In the third semester, take one course from each major to help you understand the various career specializations. During this time, you have the opportunity to meet with upper-level students and program coordinators for guidance. Then you make a selection that is most aligned to your interests.

Your final three semesters match the career or field you`re interested in pursuing. Choose to major in:

  • accounting,

  • finance,

  • general business,

  • human resources

  • international business,

  • marketing, or

  • supply chain and operations management.

With all majors, you have the opportunity to network and learn directly from business professionals.

Our active Program Advisory Committee ensures that the program continuously evolves to meet the ever-changing demands of today`s organizations.

Upon completion of six semesters and with a minimum GPA of 2.9, you can apply to Nipissing University and, with as little as 12 months of additional study at the Ottawa campus, complete a Bachelor of Commerce degree.


This program is well-suited for students who:

  • Enjoy problem solving using analytical and critical-thinking methodologies.

  • Demonstrate organizational and leadership abilities.

  • Enjoy working in a dynamically driven environment.

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Level: 01

  • BUS2301

  • Business Computer Applications

  • ECO2305

  • Microeconomics

  • ENL1813B

  • Communications I

  • LAW1702

  • Business Law

  • MGT2318

  • Skills for Academic and Business Success

  • QUA0002

  • Business Mathematics

Level: 02

  • ACC2310

  • Accounting Concepts I

  • BUS2303

  • Database and Advanced Excel Concepts

  • ECO2306

  • Macroeconomics

  • ENL1823B

  • Communications II

  • MGT2328

  • Introduction to Management Fundamentals

  • QUA0003

  • Quantitative Methods I

Level: 03

  • ACC2313

  • Accounting Concepts II

  • BAI2300

  • Global Business Environment

  • FIN2303

  • Introduction to Finance

  • MGT2320

  • Material and Operations Management

  • MGT2381

  • Human Resources Management

  • MKT2317

  • Marketing

  • Other Electives

  • MGT1111

  • BUAD - Approved Reach Ahead - Major

  • MGT1112

  • BUAD - Approved Reach Ahead Elective

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Health insurance: 500 $ CAD per year

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