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The Business Administration Program is designed for students who are interested in future careers in the fields of accounting, business and marketing. The diploma provides a solid foundation of theory and practical knowledge in several specialized related areas.

Course Breakdown:

Business Principles

Business Communication and Technology

Management Principles and Application

Financial Management


Marketing and Business Applications

Management information Systems

Organizational Behavior and Principles

Human Resource Management

Business Law and Ethics

Principles of Economics

Operations Management Frameworks

Public Relations and Applications

Project Management

Program Outcomes:

On graduation, learners will be able to:

Demonstrate foundation knowledge in accounting, administration, economics, finance, management, and marketing in application of concepts, theories and practices.

Integrate core concepts and theories across functional areas of business

Identify and evaluate ethical, social, and environmental impacts in business

Effectively communicate verbally and in writing about business topics

Demonstrate foundation proficiency in discipline specific areas

  • International Students:

    • Complete high school or a Canadian secondary school diploma or equivalent

    • Reach an IELTS 5.5 (academic) or equivalent or achieve a IGK Level 6 Upper Intermediate or pass the IGK placement test.

    • Pass an admissions interview

  • Domestic Students:

    • Complete high school.

    • Pass an admissions interview
    For more information on English language requirements, please see English Proficiency page

    • Computer Use Expectation
    In order to successfully progress through your studies at IGK, it is recommended that you have access to a personal computer or laptop. IGK offers access to computer labs on campus, but availability cannot be guaranteed and some program software may not be available on all open access computers.

  • International Students;

    Registration fee: $200

    Tuition fees: $16500

    Textbook fee: $450

    Co-op placement fee: $1250

  • Domestic Students:

    Registration fee: $200

    Tuition fees: $8900

    Textbook fee: $450

    Co-op placement Fee: $1250

Graduates of this diploma can consider career opportunities under NOC 1221 which includes positions such as:

-Administration Officer
-Administration Project Manager
-Office Administrator
-Office Manager
-Financial Sales Officer

The options are endless! The following are some examples.

The paid co-op work experience portion is an important part of the practical side of this program. This is where students apply the theoretical lessons learned in the academic class to the real world. It is designed to give the students experience in a Canadian work setting that supports the learning objectives of their class.

Over the course of the academic program, Co-Op students will take a four-week Job Search course. This course will run in the afternoon and prepare them for the Co-Op section. It will help students with researching employment opportunities, understanding their own strengths and weaknesses and building a professional image.

Throughout the academic and co-op portions of this program, you will receive support from our Co-op Coordinator who will work with you to help find a suitable work opportunity and assist you to successfully complete the co-op portion of the program.


Program Length:
76 weeks in duration (60 weeks of academic study + 16 weeks of co-op)

840 hours of instruction + 600 hours of co-op

*Please consider reading weeks when planning the duration of your studies.

This program is not PTIB approved yet it is only taking Pre-Registration
Start Dates:
  • Sept 6th 2022, Jan 9th 2023, May 8th 2023, Sept 5th 2023