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JR Shaw School of Business Programs

Elevate your business education

Our programs are flexible enough to fit in with your hectic schedule and will prepare you for your chosen career path. After graduating from NAIT, you'll have more than a piece of paper - you'll be equipped to hit the ground running.

Why NAIT?

You don't have to take our word that NAIT is great, here are some quick facts:

  • 86% employment rate within 9 months of graduating from full-time programs
  • 94% of our graduates are satisfied with their overall educational experience
  • 95% employer satisfaction
  • 96% of graduates would recommend NAIT

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Transferable and  flexible programs 

Whether you want to complete your Applied Financial Services certificate or a Hospitality diploma and continue to the Bachelor of Business Administration degree, all of our business programs work together.

Common first year

NAIT JR Shaw School of Business students share a common first year in our degree or diploma programs, which provides the  opportunity to experience 6 different areas of focus in your first year.

In your second year, you'll select your area of specialization or emphasis. Remember to apply to the BBA General program when submitting your application online.

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Programs designed for industry,
led by industry experience

The JR Shaw School of Business harnesses the power of a polytechnic providing relevant, multi-disciplinary business education integrated with industry partnerships and technology. We are among the first in North America to offer trades and technology to degree pathways that provide opportunities for students with a variety of credentials to enter their third year of business degree studies directly.

We are the first polytechnic to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Recognition Program, and we partner to offer credentials in other professional designations and industry certifications.

Throughout your education, you'll learn from instructors with years of industry experience and be immersed in real-world training. The skills and knowledge you'll gain is highly sought after by employers and proven to be effective in the world of entrepreneurship.

Flexible learning

Whether your study preference is daytime, evening, weekends or online — we have an educational path that can work with your schedule.

Open studies 

Interested in taking business classes but not ready to enrol in a full program? Open Studies is a flexible option that allows you to take NAIT credit courses without applying to a  program.

Learn how to apply to Open Studies

Advanced credit

We can review your academic standing and prior postsecondary credit to find the best available entryway into any of our business programs.

Many of our students transfer prior education or work experience to get advance standing in our programs. This may be through our Trades to Degrees pathway for Journeyperson trade professionals, or through our Canadian Forces experience recognition pathway. If you're looking to enrol without the necessary high school academic requirements, there is open studies first term entry or business foundations certificate through NAIT Continuing Education.

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Our programs

Degrees

Bachelor of Applied Business Administration Finance

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Online

Take your abilities to the next level and discover your full potential in this industry-led program.

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Concentration

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Our degree emphasis in accounting teaches critical thinking techniques, logical analysis and problem-solving skills employers are looking for in today’s global economy.

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Entrepreneurship & Innovation Concentration

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

The BBA Entrepreneurship and Innovation concentration is for anyone who wants to start a business, lead the growth of an existing company or take an organization in a new direction.

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance Concentration

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

The BBA Finance concentration takes concepts beyond banking and money management to practice quantitative and qualitative analysis techniques, and deductive reasoning vital to business decisions.

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Bachelor of Business Administration - General

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Get more out of your business education with a baccalaureate degree from the JR Shaw School of Business.

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Human Resource Management Concentration

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Take your people skills to a new level. Bachelor of Business Administration Human Resource Management will show you how to attract, retain and develop people within an organization.

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Management Concentration

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with Management emphasis will equip you to lead in business, industry, government and not-for-profit sectors.

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Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing Concentration

 
Credential: Degree Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Enter the exciting, ever-changing world of marketing!

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Diplomas

Business Administration - Accounting

 
Credential: Diploma Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Pursue a career that’s driven by data and critical to the success of business.

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Business Administration - Entrepreneurship and Innovation

 
Credential: Diploma Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

This program fosters an entrepreneurial mindset and will help you develop the knowledge and skills you need to become an innovator.

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Business Administration Finance

 
Credential: Diploma Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Dig into a creative field that uses numbers and analysis to provide solutions to real business challenges.

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Business Administration - Human Resource Management

 
Credential: Diploma Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Join a fascinating field powered by people. HR practitioners makes significant contributions to the success of every organization.

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Business Administration - Management

 
Credential: Diploma Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Accept the challenge and take control of key business decisions by pursuing your management career.

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Business Administration - Marketing

 
Credential: Diploma Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Pursue a field in marketing where ideas are king, and every day is different.

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Hospitality Management

 
Credential: Diploma Delivery Options: Day

Do you love dynamic and fast-paced environments? A career in hospitality is flexible and creative and will allow you to meet new people every day.

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Post-Diploma Certificates

Advanced Accounting

 
Credential: Post-Diploma Certificate Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

Take your accounting diploma to the next level. This Certificate program is targeted for diploma graduates seeking a challenging and rewarding career in accounting at an entry or intermediate level.

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Certificates

Applied Financial Services

 
Credential: Certificate Delivery Options: Day, Evenings/Weekends, Online

A certificate program to fast-track your career into the financial industry in 1 year.

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