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Business Administration

University of the Fraser Valley
Program overview
2 years
Diploma / certificate
Start dates
September 2020

January 2021

May 2021

September 2021
Courses from University of the Fraser Valley

Program description

Business Administration

UFV’s Business Administration diploma is designed to provide you with the solid educational background needed to launch a business career, while also giving you the flexibility to continue your education to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

The Business Administration diploma program provides a strong foundation in principles of marketing, accounting, economics and management, supplemented by a selection of course offerings in in writing, mathematics, and computing.

Admission requirements

There are two options for admission to this program:

  • Option 1: Secondary school (for students with secondary school graduation only)
  • Option 2: Option 2: University entrance (for applicants who have completed at least nine post-secondary credits at a recognized institution)

For information about requirements for each option, please visit the program page. 

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Program content

Year 1:

Semester 1

  • Introduction to Business
  • Computerized Business Applications and MIS
  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Academic Writing
  • Algebra and Functions for Business

Semester II

  • Essentials of Marketing
  • Introductory Financial Accounting I
  • Communicating Professionally to Academic and Workplace Audiences
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Statistics I

Year 2:

Semester III

  • Introductory Financial Accounting II
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Professional Selling or Retail Management
  • Any non-BUS course

Semester IV

  • Human Resource Management
  • New Business Development
  • Introductory Management Accounting
  • Business Law
  • An additional BUS course

Tuition fees

For information about tuition fees, please visit the program webpage. 


Diploma in Business Administration

Career opportunities

Because business skills have a place in nearly every industry, a diploma in business is so flexible it can virtually take you anywhere in the world.

With a UFV Diploma in Business Administration, you can find employment with a range of employers, including:

  • Marketing firms
  • Manufacturing companies
  • Accounting firms
  • Small or large businesses
  • Financial institutions
  • Public relations firms
  • Non-profit organizations

Opportunities also exist to start your own business, earn a professional designation, or pursue further studies to complete a Bachelor's Degree.

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About this institute

University of the Fraser Valley

University of the Fraser Valley

The University of the Fraser Valley (UFV) is an accredited public Canadian university which serves 15,000 students, 1,900 of which are international students. UFV offers 16 bachelor's degrees, two master's degrees, and over 100 certificates and diploma programs in areas...

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Contact info

University of the Fraser Valley

33844 King Road
V2S 7M8 Abbotsford British Columbia

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