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Business Administration

Have a drive for business

Whether you want to start a career in accounting, marketing or management, or be an entrepreneur, we can help you become an integral part of the business world with our Business Administration program. Our carefully tailored two-year diploma will give you a foundation in the concepts of business while giving you an introduction to accounting, management, marketing, business law, entrepreneurship, microeconomics, communication, and technology.  In your second year, you can major in the area that’s right for you:

Whatever you decide, you can be assured you’ll receive all the tools necessary to make your dreams a reality.

Business Administration is right for you if you:

  • think creatively, logically and analytically
  • possess good oral and written communication skills
  • enjoy interacting with all kinds of people
  • are organized
  • can motivate and lead staff
  • have good business sense

Negotiate the curves ahead

You’ll be equipped with a wealth of practical experience through our simulations of real-world business situations, working with a team to find probable solutions to problems. Once you’ve completed your studies here, you can continue your journey through several university-transferrable courses. Whichever direction you choose, you’ll be dressed for success.

Business Administration: At-a-Glance
2 Years
September, January and May
Diploma in Business Administration with Designated Major
Accounting Major
Management Major
Marketing Major
General Business Major
University of Lethbridge, Athabasca University, Royal Roads University, Kajaani University of Applied Sciences, Griffith University (Queensland, Australia), Robert Gordon University (Aberdeen, Scotland), SAIT, Okanagan College, University of Calgary, College of the Rockies, Institute of Technology Carlow (Carlow, Ireland), Institute of Technology Sligo (Sligo, Ireland)

There is an elective practicum component to this program. The College dictates the legal terms and conditions governing the practicum experience.

Lethbridge College business courses count for credit and hours towards Alberta’s Blue Seal Certificate. This certification can help bridge your trades career into a leadership position in your field.  If you are a skilled tradesperson who wants to develop business skills, learn about the opportunities that a Blue Seal Certificate can offer at

Business Administration - Cost Estimate
2016-17 Academic YearTuition*FeesBooks & Supplies*
Year 1$3,782$980$1,880
Year 2$3,715$946$1,685
* International students pay a differential tuition fee but all other costs are the same as those charged domestic students, see detailed costs.
* Costs for supplies may vary considerably depending on what students already have or where they purchased their supplies; cost provided is on the moderately high end.
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Contact Us

Program Office:
• 403.320.3213
Office of the Chair:
• 403.320.3202 ext. 5375
Office of the Dean:
• 403.320.3213

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