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Bachelor of Business Administration Financial Services

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
The Bachelor of Business Administration - Financial Services major will offer students the opportunity to achieve relevant industry certifications and a solid theoretical knowledge in financial services. This, combined with practical financial services skills, creates sought-after graduates who are industry-ready. Areas of study will include: core business and financial services courses such as Mutual Funds and Securities; client communication courses such as Relationship Selling Financial and Retirement Planning; Ethics; Research; and more. The program is designed to align with both the Certified Financial Planning and Personal Financial Planning professional certifications.

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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Bachelor's
  • Credential Type Degree
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Applicants must meet one of the following, as well as the English Proficiency requirement.

1) An overall minimum average of 65% where English 30-1 and Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30 have to be at least 60%. The average will be calculated using English 30-1, and Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30, and two courses from Group A, and one course from either Group A or B.  Group A: Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Mathematics 31, one language 30, Physics 30, Science 30, or Social Studies 30-1.

Group B: Art 30 or 31, Drama 30, Music 30 (choral, instrumental, general), Physical Education 30, Religion 35, Social Studies 30-2, or other five-credit grade 12 subjects or a combination of two three-credit grade 12 subjects, or five credits of advanced career and technology courses.
2) A SAIT Business Administration diploma or a Bachelor of Applied Business Administration or their equivalent from an accredited post-secondary institution, with a minimum 2.3 cumulative GPA, (67% or C+).

3) A two-year diploma or a bachelor’s degree from an accredited post-secondary institution, with a minimum 2.3 cumulative GPA, (67% or C+) and completion of English 30-1 and Math 30-1 or Pure Math 30 or equivalents**.

* All applicants must demonstrate English Language Proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.

** Admission is determined based on an applicant’s complete academic history, including both high school and post–secondary courses. Post-secondary level courses of similar content may be considered for use in meeting admission requirements.

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Updated May 16, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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