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Business Administration (Diploma)

Business Administration (Diploma)

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A diploma in Business Administration from Laurier will equip you with the tools to either enhance your skills or break into the business field. Whether you’re an experienced business or government professional looking to add to your skillset, or someone looking to get into the business field or start your own business, this diploma program is exactly what you’re looking for.

This part-time program covers a wide-range of topics, from accounting and finance, to marketing, management, and micro- and macroeconomics. You’ll learn from some of the best business professors and instructors in Canada and develop a comprehensive knowledge of the business environment – and discover what it takes to succeed in the field.

To learn more about program structure, length and requirements, view the program requirements for the Diploma in Business Administration.

Program Highlights

  • This program is designed to fit your busy schedule. You’ll work towards your diploma part-time, taking courses in the evenings, as well as some online.
  • You don’t need a prior business degree – you can apply to this diploma program if you have at least three years of work experience in business or government, or if you have an undergraduate degree in another field.

Sample Courses

  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Functional Areas of The Organization
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Marketing Management
  • Financial Management


  • At least 3 years of work experience in business or government, or an undergraduate degree in any discipline except business.


This diploma will teach you functional areas of administration that can translate to careers in the fields of:

  • accounting
  • finance
  • organizational behaviour
  • marketing
  • management
  • economics

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