About the Program
This 2-year program combines classroom theory with hands-on experience and covers a wide range of study to best reflect the scope of human resources, including recruitment, governance, labour relations, employee retention and employee engagement.
All Business Administration students take a common first year that provides a foundation in basic business skills and then choose their stream within their diploma program.
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.
We have more than 100 full-time faculty members with qualifications that include PhDs to 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: $1,350
Semester 2: $1,350
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.