John Molson School of Business

Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Business Administration

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Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Business Administration

The Graduate Diploma and Certificate in Business Administration (GDBA/GCBA) are designed for those seeking a foundation in business fundamentals to complement their degree in another field. The GDBA/GCBA programs lead to a wide range of career options, and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.

3 Reasons to apply to the GDBA

Flexible schedule 
(Attend on a part-time or full-time basis. Courses offered in mornings, afternoons and evenings; 2 admissions per year, in September & January)


No GMAT requirement


No work experience needed

International Students

After graduation international students may be eligible for a post-graduation work permit in Canada.
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Graduate Diploma

This unique program prepares students from a variety of academic backgrounds to step forward confidently in their careers as administrators and managers. Students who wish to go on to complete the Graduate Diploma in Business Administration (GDBA) can transfer their credits from the Graduate Certificate Option to the GDBA program.

Graduate Certificate

The Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GCBA) is designed for candidates who seek a short, focused, graduate-level business program that covers the essential elements of a business education. This certificate provides students with the opportunity to gain a basic understanding of contemporary business practices at the graduate level. Please note that the Graduate Certificate in Business Administration (GCBA) option is not open to international students.

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