Business Administration (GrDip)
Graduate Diploma (GrDip)Offered by:
John Molson School of Business
Why pursue a Graduate Diploma in Business Administration?
The Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (30 credits) and the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (15 credits) provide students with core knowledge and sound grounding in business administration theory and practice. Through the GDBA and GCBA, students acquire a set of basic competencies required for careers in all types of organizations, in either business or social sectors. More specifically, graduates will be able to:
- understand an organization’s social, economic and business environments
- understand financial and non-financial performance data in decision-making
- communicate effectively within an organizational context
- interact effectively with peers
- apply relevant managerial knowledge to the analysis of organizational issues or problems
Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s degree with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.70 on a scale of 4.30, or equivalent. Applicants are also required to submit a Statement of Purpose and two letters of recommendation.
Proficiency in English. Applicants whose primary language is not English must demonstrate that their knowledge of English is sufficient to pursue graduate studies in their chosen field. Please refer to the Graduate Admission page for further information on the Language Proficiency requirements and exemptions.
- Credits. A fully qualified candidate is required to complete a minimum of 30 credits.
- Courses. All students are required to complete nine core courses (27 credits) and one elective (3 credits). Students who have successfully completed a statistics course in a previous program with a minimum grade of "B" may be exempt from taking GDBA 530 with the permission of the Program Director. In this case, the course must be substituted with an elective. See class schedule for elective offerings.
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