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Post-Degree Business Diploma

Overview 

Note:  The Terrace campus welcomes applications from domestic students for fall 2017.  International student seats for fall 2017 in Terrace are now full. International students are encouraged to apply for January 2018 at the Prince Rupert campus.  For more information please contact the Program Coordinator.

Do you have an undergraduate degree and looking to expand your career into the world of business? 

The Post-Degree Business Diploma allows you to support your existing education with a strong understanding of business practices.  Upon completing this two-year diploma, you will acquire skills appropriate for business managers and entrepreneurs. This program will be of particular interest if you are planning to manage or open a business focused on delivering a product or service related to your undergraduate education and experience.

Two-year program earns you a POST-DEGREE BUSINESS DIPLOMA.

Program Outline 
BENG 150-3 Business Communications
MGMT 150-3 Introduction to Management
ECON 150-3 Microeconomics
ECON 151-3 Macroeconomics
ACCT 150-3 Financial Accounting I
MATH 150-3 Mathematics of Finance
BLAW 152-3 Business Law
ETCH 150 -3 Business Ethics 
MARK 150-3 Introduction to Marketing
MGMT 255-3 Human Resource Management
MGMT 201-3 Entrepreneurship
MGMT 251-3 Organizational Behaviour
BPOL 250-3 Business Policy
ACCT 252-3 Management Accounting I
BFIN 250-3 Business Finance I

*Plus three 2nd year Business Administration Electives

Career Opportunities 

Acquire skills appropriate for business managers and entrepreneurs. This program will be of particular interest if you are planning to manage or open a business focused on delivering a product or service related to your undergraduate education and experience.

The program will open doors to employment opportunities in business consulting, management, or business ownership.  In addition, many Canadian professional designations, such as Canadian Human Resource Professional (CHRP) and Canadian Professional Accountant (CPA), require an undergraduate degree for accreditation. Completing the post-degree diploma at NWCC will support your requirements for entry into many professional association streams.

Admission Requirements 
  1. An accredited Bachelor's Degree (minimum 3 years) from a recognized institution
  2. English Requirements
  3. Math Requirements
    • Foundations or Principles/Pre Calculus Math 11 or Applications of Math 12 or equivalent or
    • If you are enrolling with any undergraduate degree you must demonstrate successful completion of at least one post-secondary math course (such as Calculus, Statistics, Algebra, etc.)
Dates and Locations 
LOCATION START DATE
Prince Rupert January
Smithers May
Terrace September

Some courses are available online.

Program Fees 
  Full-Time Domestic (27 credits) Full-Time International (27 credits)
Tuition: $2,465.37 $10,477.82
Student Union Fees:  $81.72 $81.72
Mandatory Fees: $188.46 $238.46
Health Insurance:  N/A $230.00 
Tuition and Mandatory Fees Total:  $2,735.55 $11,028.00
**Books & Supplies $1,600.00 $1,600.00
Estimated Program Cost: $4,333.55 $12,628.00

Fees effective as of August 2, 2017

**Please note that these are approximate costs and may vary.