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Business Administration - Alberta

The Business Administration Diploma is designed to prepare students for the demands of today’s fast-paced business environment. Its objective is to expose students to a vast array of business knowledge, management and administration skills, and practical tools that will assist them in dealing with situations within a business-related career. Courses focus on professional skills required by today’s employers, including knowledge of how businesses utilize technology, e-commerce, business correspondence, office procedures, project management, and employment success strategies. This program provides students with:
  • A solid foundation in basic principles of a business environment, including current computer applications, marketing, accounting and business law.
  • An introduction to the most relevant aspects of business management and administration.
  • Professional skills in high demand by employers. These skills include: teamwork, communication, customer service, leadership, research and problem solving.
  • A solid knowledge of business practices and principles. It also develops the student’s ability to relate and apply this knowledge to current social and economic conditions.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications and accounting.
Please note that the focus of this program is to train individuals for entry-level support and/or management trainee positions. It will also provide the skills to progress into management-level careers, given the proper combination of skills, experience, and personal attributes. Students are required to take some elective courses from prescribed study areas.

Admission Requirements

Standard Admission

Students must meet ONE of the following criteria: 1. Alberta High School Diploma, verified by transcript, or non-Alberta equivalent. OR 2. General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.).

Mature Admission

Students must meet ALL of the following criteria:
  1. Out of school for two years.
  2. Successful result on the Academy of Learning College entrance evaluation.
  3. Fifty credits towards an Alberta High School Diploma, verified by transcript, with 50% or better in a Grade 10 English and a Grade 10 Mathematics, or non — Alberta equivalent.
OR
  1. Out of school for two years.
  2. Successful result on the Academy of Learning College entrance evaluation.
  3. Successfully complete the CAST Level 3 with Alberta Grade 12 equivalency.
*Not all programs are offered at each location.

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