About the Program
The Business Administration – Entrepreneurship and Innovation program is a 2-year diploma delivered over 4 semesters that run 16 weeks. This program has flexible learning options, including part-time studies and online courses.
There are 3 intakes—Fall, Winter and Spring—for first and second year students.
NOTE: When you apply for this program in APAS, ensure you apply to the Business Administration - General program. You will select your area of emphasis after the common first-year of business courses.
Year 2 allows students to take a variety of core courses and electives that will build on Year 1 foundations and further develop skills essential to becoming a successful entrepreneur and businessperson.
The JR Shaw School of Business
The JR Shaw School of Business is proud to offer students hands-on learning, applied coursework and instructors with relevant, real-world experience.
As engaged partners with industry leaders and local businesses, we are able to provide graduates with powerful networking and employment opportunities, and many of our 30,000 graduates have found incredible success starting their own businesses and driving financial growth around the world.
Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship
Students of the JR Shaw School of Business have access to programs and events hosted through the Mawji Centre for New Venture and Student Entrepreneurship. The Mawji Centre enables all NAIT students to gain entrepreneurial skills from faculty advisors, mentors, alumni and industry in the discovery of new ideas, solutions, business through all industries and disciplines.
The JR Shaw School of Business has more than 100 full-time faculty members with diverse expertise, backgrounds and perspectives. Our instructors bring their industry experience to the classroom and are committed to teaching current, relevant skills and strategies that will allow graduates to enter the world of business with confidence, and give them the tools to succeed.
Tuition & Fees (Cost per semester)
Cost Per Credit: $177
Tuition Cap: $1,940
Health & Dental: $128
Rec. & Athletics: $70
Books, Supplies & Program Fees (est.)
Semester 1: $875
Semester 2: $875
Semester 3: $875
Semester 4: $875
Please note: This information is provided to help you estimate your costs for student financing. Some courses may also have additional expenses. Students who take all of their courses online are exempt from U-Pass, Health & Dental, and Recreation & Athletics fees. All fees are subject to change.
- Successful completion of Business Administration - Year 1
View the English Language Proficiency Requirements for the Program: NAIT | English Language Proficiency
Scholarships & Bursaries
For general application and special selections, ranging from $500 to $5,000, see Scholarships & Bursaries.