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Earn your Business Administration Diploma in Under a Year

The Business Administration diploma allows students to acquire business skills and knowledge for today’s dynamic global economy where graduates may find a broad base of employment. The majority of our students are adults looking to obtain skills to start, advance, or make a transition in their careers. Success in today’s business world depends on having capable, well-rounded employees who can multitask to meet a variety of challenges. The Business Administration diploma program provides students with some of the best business/human resource management and accounting training in Nova Scotia.

The Business Administration program is our flagship business program, where you acquire business skills and knowledge for today’s dynamic global economy. Graduates find a broad base of employment, based on their previous experience and education.

Success in today’s business world depends on having capable, well-rounded employees who can multi-task to meet a variety of challenges. The CBBC Career College Business Administration diploma program provides students with the business skills required like project management, business management, accounting, human resources and marketing in Nova Scotia.

Is this business program right for you?

The Business Administration course is an excellent fit for:

  • Someone who works well in a team atmosphere, is detail-oriented, excels at problem-solving, and is passionate about leadership
  • A mature student with previous job experience, looking to enhance and develop new or existing skills relevant to today’s job market
  • A recent graduate who wants to specialize in an emerging and in-demand business field
  • Someone who wants to fast-track to a new and exciting career in business
  • Someone looking for hands-on accounting/business & human resource management training

Total program length in Dartmouth: 42 weeks theory (4-hours per day), 4 weeks practicum

Total program length in Sydney: 24 weeks (7-hours per day), 4 weeks practicum

admission requirements

Standard Admissions Policy:

  • Grade 12 or GED
  • Admissions Interview

Alternate Admissions Policy:

  • Achieve a level 14 on Wonderlic Scholastic Level Exam (SLE)
  • Admissions Interview

Program Outline

  • BA Practicum
  • Business Communications I - English Essentials
  • Business Communications II
  • Business Communications III
  • Business Management
  • Career Management
  • Digital Marketing Fundamentals
  • Financial Accounting I - Accounting Fundamentals
  • Financial Accounting II - The Accounting Cycle
  • Financial Accounting III - Special Journals and Reporting
  • Financial Accounting IV - Asset Accounting
  • Human Resources Management
  • Human Resources Management - Recruitment and Retention
  • Human Resources Management - Change Management
  • Marketing
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Windows/Outlook
  • Microsoft Word
  • Strategic Web Design
  • Payroll I
  • Payroll II - Intermediate
  • Personal Taxation
  • Project Management
  • QuickBooks with Payroll
  • Sage Simply Accounting with Payroll

job market

Multiple career opportunities exist for graduates of the Business Administration program. The Job market data indicates employment opportunities exist come from Cape Breton and Mainland Nova Scotia. Employment opportunities extend to any business office setting, and our marketing component gives our students an edge as you will learn to market a company/organization using traditional and social media platforms. Some examples of positions graduates can apply for are Accounting Bookkeeper, Accounting Technician, Bookkeeper, Bookkeeper Clerk, Budget Officer, Finance Officer, Finance Technician, and Senior Bookkeeper.

CBBC is the best decision that you can make for yourself. The education, the hands-on experience, and the amazing instructors make the time fly by. You learn skills that translate into real job experience. If you are looking to go to college, choose them! Once you become a part of the CBBC family, your dreams become realities! Stephanie Melski Medical Office Assistant / Cape Breton Regional Hospital

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