About the Program
The Business Administration – Management program is a 2-year diploma delivered over four, 16-week semesters. This program has flexible learning options, including part-time studies and online courses.
There are 3 intakes – Fall, Winter and Spring – for Year 1 and Year 2 students.
All Business Administration students take a common first year that provides a solid foundation in business skills and an overview of career possibilities related to the JR Shaw School of Business programs. Year 2 Management consists of core courses and electives.
Prospective students must apply to Business Administration - Year 1.
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 27,000 graduates since its inception in 1972, NAIT’s School of Business helps people find their professional business career path.
The JR Shaw School of Business has more than 100 full-time faculty members with qualifications that include PhDs and professional designations who bring their industry experience to the classroom. Our commitment to teaching business in every term means our students have increased access to business-focused faculty who can share their diverse expertise and perspectives.
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: $1,200
Semester 2: $1,200
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
You may be eligible to apply for advanced credit once you have been accepted into the program. Advanced Credit can be Transfer Credit (for completed post-secondary credit courses), Credential Recognition (for recognized completed certificates, diplomas or degrees) or Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) for related and relevant training and work experience.
Transfer Credit & Credential Recognition: In addition to the common guidelines outlined on the Recognition of Prior Learning website and on the Request for Transfer Credit or Credential Recognition form (pdf), your program has other advanced credit requirements that are applied to each request including
- You must have completed the course no more than 10 years ago
- You must have a minimum mark of D in the course(s) or program
If you wish to apply for credit for these types of prior learning, including work experience, please contact an adviser in the Business Information Centre in Office T300 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Scholarships & Bursaries
For general application and special selections, ranging from $500 to $5,000, see Scholarships & Bursaries.