About the Program
The customized Business for Journeyperson Management Diploma provides experienced tradespeople with the management skills they need to start a company or take on greater responsibilities in their current work environment. These courses provide a broad management perspective with an understanding of business fundamentals and strategies that are vital to success in management. This program has been developed by industry for industry. Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training and various trade unions support this program.
Trades professionals who are a certified journeyperson (also known as a journeyman ticket) and have one year of related experience can earn a Business Administration Management diploma in just 10 courses. The diploma can be completed in as little as 8 months with full-time study, or over a longer period of time through evening and online courses.
The JR Shaw School of Business
It's business learning from day 1 at the largest business school in Western Canada. Our hands-on, technology-based business education equips students with the essential skills to make a difference in Alberta, across Canada and beyond. Employers recognize the real-world skills our graduates have to offer – more than 90% are employed shortly after completing their studies. With more than 30,000 graduates since its inception in 1972, NAIT’s School of Business helps people find their professional business career path.
Tuition & Fees (Cost per semester)
Cost Per Credit: $177
Tuition Cap: $1,940
Health & Dental: $132
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.
A minimum of 55% in Grade 12 English, Math 30 - Pure or Applied or 30-1 or 30-2.
View the English Language Proficiency Requirements for the Program: NAIT | English Language Proficiency
- Red Seal plus one full year of related work experience
Students receive the maximum amount of advanced credit (10 out of 20 courses) when they are accepted into the Business for Journeyperson Management Diploma and are not eligible for additional advanced credit.
Contact the program for additional information about Advanced Credit.
Scholarships & Bursaries
For general application and special selections, ranging from $500 to $5,000, see Scholarships & Bursaries.