Business Administration, Post Degree Diploma - Socially Responsible Management Option

Learn to manage organizations with a focus on sustainability and social responsibility

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Program at a glance


Post-Degree Diploma

Work experience

Co-op / internship

Study options

Full-time or part-time

Open to International


Area of study



1or 2 years

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Prepare for a career in Business

This program provides students with the opportunity to integrate their existing knowledge, skills, and experience with principles and practices of socially responsible management.  Designed for students who already hold a bachelor's degree and wish to gain specialized knowledge and skills, the program prepares students to address the social, economic, and environmental challenges facing organizations and communities in today's complex world.

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You will develop the business skills and strategies to manage organizations with a focus on sustainability and social responsibility, including managing change, measuring impact and community engagement.  You will be able to critically assess and implement strategic plans to meet community and organizational needs.

Small class size

With smaller class sizes, you'll get to know your peers and instructors for more in-depth learning, support and camaraderie. 

Applied Learning

Applied learning opportunities and hands-on projects ensure you have a strong foundation in organizational strategy, with the skills to build respectful and effective working relationships.  You will have the option to participate in a co-operative education work term, providing you with the opportunity to gain practical real-world experience and build professional networks in the field, while completing your studies.

After graduation

Graduates of the program are prepared for entry-level management careers in a range of roles in business settings, such as non-profit organizations, government agencies, Indigenous nations, and consulting firms.

Information Sessions

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.

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If you missed the live session we've got you covered. Download the Information Session PDF.

Who can I contact if I want more information?


International students please contact International Admissions

What you'll learn

Current students wanting information about your program, go to student planning in myCamosun.

Program outline

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline.

Program outline

What to expect

The program consists of 15 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.

Co-operative Education Option 

Apply your classroom skills in the workplace and bring your workplace skills back to the classroom! When you engage in co-operative education, you get an early start on preparing for your career after graduation!  You will have the opportunity to alternate between full-time studies and full-time paid work where you can bring your applied learning classroom to life.

To participate in Co-operative Education, prior to your first work term you will need to successfully complete

  • Eight (8) courses, with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 (C+), and
  • the Career Development-Workplace Preparation Skills (CDEV-WPS) course

Learn more about the Co-op Education Program

Co-op Education

International students

Under Canadian Immigration Law, as an international student you are eligible to participate in co-operative education and you can legally work in Canada during specified work terms.  The Work Permit Checklist for international students will assist in planning your participation in co-operative education.

Tuition and fees

Effective from September 1, 2024, to August 31, 2025

Estimated tuition

Tuition estimates are for the entire program

Business Administration, Post Degree Diploma - Socially Responsible Management Option

$7,573 (domestic)
$26,994 (international)

Business Administration, Post Degree Diploma - Socially Responsible Management Option, Co-op designation 

$8,393 (domestic)
$29,272 (international)

Domestic tuition fees vary depending on the individual course fees for the classes you select.

For International students visit: International Tuition & Fees.

Student fees

In addition to tuition estimates, student fees are calculated based on your enrolment. Refer to: Student Fees.

Financial assistance

You may need to find more than one source of funding to help pay for your education and living costs while attending college. Check out sources of money you don't need to pay back as well as those that need to be repaid.

Financial Aid & Awards 

Curriculum & courses

Admission requirements

One of:

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

And all of:

  • Bachelor's degree from a recognized post-secondary institution

When you apply you will need to submit proof that you meet the program admission requirements listed above. Where a letter grade is specified, you must have proof of that grade or higher.

For more details, including courses, please see the program outline in the Academic Calendar: Loading...

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Note: Students who have already completed some course work at a professional institute or another post-secondary institution should submit official transcripts to be assessed for transfer credit.

Need help applying?

Find out more on How to Apply or speak to an Admissions Advisor.

Don't have a bachelor's degree?

Camosun offers a Bachelor of Business Administration degree program with majors in Accounting, Human Resource Management & Leadership and Marketing.

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. For more information about our faculty, please visit the School of Business homepage.


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

Stephen Scott

Department Chair
Centre for Business & Access (CBA)
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