2024-2025 Academic Year

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Chair – Peter Mombourquette, BA (CBU), BEd (St.FX), MBA (SMU), DBA (USQ), Professor

The objective of the certificate is to give the student a basic introduction to the concepts of business administration.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for the Certificate in Business Administration are the same as for the Bachelor of Business Administration. Please refer to 2.1.4 Admission Requirements and 2.1.6 Additional Admission Requirements. Transfer or non-degree students must have a GPA of 2.0 over 3.0 units.

Students can enroll in the Certificate in Business Administration as a separate program or concurrently with another MSVU program. Both the certificate and degree may be taken concurrently. If taken concurrently, the Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials will be in effect. If not earned concurrently, the University regulations regarding a second credential will be in effect. Students are advised to review 2.1.5 Holders of University Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates and 2.1.14 Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials during program planning and completion.

The certificate may be completed through distance learning on a part-time or full-time basis.

A Certificate in Business Administration requires successful completion of the following 6.0 units:

❏ BUSI 1112 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 2214 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 2215 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 2230 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 2231 (0.5 unit)

❏ BUSI 2321 (0.5 unit)

❏ ECON 1101 (0.5 unit)

❏ ECON 1102 (0.5 unit)

❏ 1.0 unit of BUSI or THMT elective

❏ 1.0 unit of Arts and/or Science electives

Academic Note: This web-based calendar information is applicable for the 2024-2025 academic year which runs from September 1, 2024 to August 31, 2025.

For information on previous years, please consult the University Academic Calendars web page.

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