Earn a business diploma in 273.9 days.
Nine months or 273.9 days, to be exact: that's how fast you can earn a business diploma through Continuing Studies at UVic. The Diploma in Business Administration (DBA)–Accelerated program offers comprehensive business administration training, designed to give you the practical knowledge and skills required for professional success. Learn business administration, business writing, management computing, financial accounting, marketing, small business management, international business—and more—in less than a year!
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Admission and completion requirements
- Graduation from secondary school is required for admission to the program
- Motivation to complete an intensive program of business study
- If your first language is not English, you will be asked to prove evidence of fluency in English through the submission of a minimum TOEFL score of 550 (213 Computer Based TOEFL, 79-80 Internet Based TOEFL) or a minimum of TOEIC score of 755.
Students may transfer up to three courses from UVic credit programs or from other colleges and universities, providing the course content and requirements closely match the certificate courses.
To obtain advanced standing send a written request for consideration of advanced standing, along with course outlines, to the Program Director and arrange to have official transcripts sent directly from the issuing institution to Business and Management Programs. Request for Advanced Standing (PDF)
Note: There is a transfer credit fee of CAD$150
To qualify for the University of Victoria's Diploma in Business Administration- Accelerated Option, you must successfully complete 14 courses as described above.
Application to graduate: DBA Online form | PDF