The Certificate in Business Administration (CBA) is a flexible program with a diverse range of courses so you can tailor your business education to fit your needs. Multiple course types—from online courses to face-to-face evening courses to intensive one-week workshops—mean you can complete the program on your own terms and your own schedule.
You’ll leave this program with an effective working knowledge of the analytical tools and management concepts used in modern business, as well as grounding in the practical management skills required in contemporary business activities.
The Certificate in Business Administration will be of value to you if:
- you’re looking for a mid-career opportunity to enhance your professional expertise
- a business credential would help advance your career
- your previous education is of a specialized nature and you’d like a broader understanding of business management
- you want your employees/staff to get more business training and professional development
The Certificate in Business Administration course work can be completed in a variety formats:
Face to face
Each course is normally 13 weeks in duration and consists of one three-hour class per week. Classes are customarily held on campus on weekdays from 7 to 10 pm in the Fall and Winter terms. A more limited selection of course topics may be offered during the Summer term. Please note that course schedules may vary, depending on class format and location.
The Certificate in Business Administration may also be completed via online learning. There is a textbook and/or readings package required for a course. Students login to the course and communicate with the instructor and fellow students via the course management system Moodle. View Moodle Computer Requirements. All assignments and course activities will be submitted electronically to the course instructor.
Students may also take one-week intensive on-campus courses to reduce the completion time of the program.
Fast Track option
The Certificate in Business Administration Program can also be completed by taking the CBA Fast Track option, which is a full-time 12-week program held on campus.