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Business Administration Management

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology

Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
Become a driven, motivating and effective leader. With a career in management, you may be asked to advise business revenue streams, resourcing and strategic planning. Managing an organization or teams within an organization offers a variety of rewarding and exciting challenges, and may give you the authority to impact key business decisions. You'll also have the opportunity to pursue a Certified in Management (CIM) designation to further expand your knowledge. Accept the challenge and take control of key business decisions by pursuing your management career.

Office of the Registrar
11762 - 106 Street
Edmonton, Alberta, T5G2R1, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 2 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning Available
Admission Requirements
  • Grade 12 Language Arts (English 30-2)
  • Grade 12 Mathematics (Math 30-2 or Applied Math 30)Proof of English Language Proficiency*
  • *See Alternative Entrance Pathways for other options, including provisional admission options if you do not yet meet the English Language Proficiency requirement.


  • Completion of NAIT’s Business Foundations at 55%
  • OR

  • Successful completion of the following business courses through NAIT Open Studies with an overall minimum GPA of 2.0:
    1. COMM 1101 (Communications I);
    2. ECON 1110 (Introduction to Microeconomics);
    3. MATH 1180 (Business Math)
    4. ACCT 1115 (Introductory Financial Accounting);
    5. ORGB 1135 (Organizational Behaviour)
  • OR

  • Applicants who, prior to September 2022, have successfully completed the following business courses through NAIT Open Studies with an overall minimum GPA of 2.0, may use these courses to satisfy the current academic entrance requirements for Business Administration:
    1. COMM 1101 (Communications I);
    2. ECON 1110 (Microeconomics) or ECON 1112 (Macroeconomics);
    3. FNCE 1125 (Introduction to Finance);
    4. ACCT 1115 (Introductory Accounting I);
    5. MARK 1130 (Introduction to Marketing) or MGMT 1120 (Principles of Management) or ORGB 1135 (Organizational Behaviour)
  • OR

  • Completion of minimum 24 post-secondary credits or 8 post-secondary courses* with an Admission GPA of 2.0. Please refer to information on how to calculate your AGPA.
  • *Please note that acceptance into the program does not guarantee transfer credits. Transfer credits evaluation will take place after you are accepted into the program.

    Provisional admission - English language proficiency. Applicants who have not yet met the English Language Proficiency requirement may be eligible for provisional admission, allowing them to complete NAIT ESL Level 6 courses simultaneously in the first 12 months of starting their Business Administration diploma. To be considered for provisional admission, you must submit all required documents by the following deadlines:

  • July 31 – Fall admission
  • November 20 – Winter admission
  • March 31 – Spring admission

Distance Delivery Options

Face-to-Face, Day/Evening, and Online

Application Deadline

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Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2024/08/01 to 2025/07/31*.

  • Tuition $6,240.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $1,650.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,297.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated June 16, 2024. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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