Business Administration, Certificate

Your pathway to business education.

Program at a glance

Credential

Certificate

Area of Study

Business

Study options

Full-time

Part-time

Work experience

None

Open to International

Yes

Length

One year

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Students studying

Explore a range of business career possibilities.

Start in September, January or May!

This program offers you a selection of business courses that will give you a broad and contemporary view of the functional areas of business.

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Certificate, diploma or degree – it's your choice

The School of Business offers a flexible pathway through the Business Administration programs, allowing you to earn three stand-alone credential as you progress from a certificate to a diploma to an applied degree.

You can apply, exit and return at any stage, earning a certificate after one year of studies, a diploma after you complete a second year, and following years three and four, you'll graduate with a bachelor's degree in one of three majors.

Information Sessions

No sessions are scheduled at this time.

The School of Business Information Sessions are a great way to learn more about a program and to get your questions answered by faculty and staff.

Missed the live Information session?

If you missed the live session we've got you covered. Download the 2020 Fall Information Session PDF with clickable links.

Who can I contact if I want more information?

Contact business@camosun.ca

Invest in yourself!

Camosun can prepare you for a career within the business and financial worlds.

Student studying

Estimated tuition

Effective from September 1, 2020 to August 31, 2021.

$3,691 (domestic)
$14,840 ** (international)

Tuition fees vary depending on course selection. Figures listed here are approximate.
**Tuition is based on 5 academic courses per term (Two terms per year)

What to expect

The program consists of 10 courses which can be completed in approximately one year if taken on a full-time basis. Evening and daytime classes are held predominantly at the Interurban campus and the program can be taken on a part-time basis.

During your year at Camosun, you'll work through introductory–level courses in accounting, finance, management, economics, and marketing.

 

 

Curriculum & courses

Admission Requirements

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the following admission requirements.

Tip: Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

Admission Requirements

One of:

  • C+ in English 12 
  • C in English 12 Camosun Alternative

For more detailed information about this program and specific admission requirements, see the Academic Calendar.

Academic Calendar

Program Participation Requirements

One of:

  • C in Math 11 
  • C in MATH 077 
  • C in MATH 137
  • C+ in MATH 072 
  • C+ in MATH 075 
  • C+ in MATH 135

Many first year Business courses require Math as a prerequisite. Students may enter this program without Math but please note, students must complete one of the Math courses as listed above or successfully complete Camosun’s Math assessment in or before their first semester of study.

Our teaching staff

Camosun College is proud of the excellent quality of its instruction. Our teaching staff are experienced, inspiring and supportive of our students' individual journeys.

Faculty/staff profile

Allison Betton

Allison Betton

Instructor (On Leave)

Allison Betton joined Camosun College in 2016 as a term instructor and became a full-time instructor in 2017.  Allison teaches in the Bachelor of ... Read more

Faculty/staff profile

Odette Coccola Instructor, Management & Human Resource Leadership

Odette Coccola

Instructor

Odette joined Camosun in 2007, teaching Business Law part-time and continuing her law practice in Victoria.  In 2013 she moved to full-time teach ... Read more

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Coralee Czinkota

Instructor

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Carole Gosse Instructor, Management & Human Resource Leadership

Carole Gosse

Instructor

Carole Gosse joined Camosun College in 1999 as the Co-op Coordinator for the Hotel and Restaurant Management program. She became a fulltime business i ... Read more

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Jason Johnson

Program Leader

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Timothy Kemp Instructor, Management & Human Resource Leadership

Timothy Kemp

Recruitment & Retention Program Leader

Timothy Kemp trained as a policy analyst and worked for the federal and provincial governments in a variety of roles, including strategic planner, pro ... Read more

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Sonja Kennedy

Instructor

Sonja started teaching Labour Relations part-time at Camosun in 2017 while working full-time in Labour Relations in the Public Sector. Sonja moved to ... Read more

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Dale Samsonoff

Dale Samsonoff

Program Leader

Dale Samsonoff joined Camosun College in 2019 as a term instructor and became a full-time instructor in 2020. Dale teaches in the Bachelor of Business ... Read more

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Stephen Scott Program Leader/Instructor, Hospitality, Tourism, & Golf Management

Stephen Scott

Department Chair

Stephen Scott is a Chartered Professional Accountant who began teaching at Camosun College in 2012 after working in senior finance roles in the hospit ... Read more

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 Karen Stephens Instructor, Management & Human Resource Leadership

Karen Stephens

Instructor

Karen has been with Camosun College in various capacities for 31 years. She began her career in Continuing Education where she developed adult learnin ... Read more

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Halinka Szwender Instructor, Management & Human Resource Leadership

Halinka Szwender

Instructor

Halinka joined Camosun College in 1996 in the Cooperative Education Department. Upon completion of her MBA in 2007, she has been teaching full time in ... Read more

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Susanne Thiessen

Susanne Thiessen

Instructor

Gasán uu dáng gíidang? Camosun College campuses are located on the traditional territories of the Lkwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples. I would like to a ... Read more
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Learn more

Find a full list of courses and specific admission requirements.

Contact information

School of Business

Contact us to discuss if the program is right for you!

Campus location

Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1

Location link

Campus map

250–370–4565

business@camosun.ca

Fax: Fax: 250-370-4104