Tuition & funding
The John Molson Graduate Diploma in Business Administration is designed to give students without a business background a graduate-level foundation in business. The 10-course program concentrates on the primary functional areas of organizations and their interrelations. Students not only gain a solid understanding of the functional areas within an organization, but also how those areas interrelate.
Program graduates are able to:
Fully-qualified candidates are required to complete a minimum of 30 credits.
Please see the Business Administration Graduate Diploma Courses page for course descriptions.
credits chosen from the GDBA Electives list
• GDBA 530 Business Data Analytics (3.00) • GDBA 531 Professional Business Skills (3.00) • GDBA 532 Accounting (3.00) • GDBA 533 Managing People in Organizations (3.00) • GDBA 534 Marketing Management (3.00) • GDBA 535 Finance (3.00) • GDBA 536 Operations Management (3.00) • GDBA 537 Managerial Economics (3.00) • GDBA 538 Strategic Management (3.00)
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.
June 1 (Canadian resident)
March 1 (International)
October 1 (Canadian resident)June 1 (International)
Priority will be given to complete applications submitted by the deadline. In some cases, programs may continue to accept applications as long as there is space available.
International students: Considering the waiting period involved in meeting the entry requirements to Canada and Quebec, we strongly encourage international applicants to apply early and submit supporting documents prior to the deadline.
Tuition and fees of the program may depend on your student status, among other key factors. Estimate these costs based on the most common situations.
Funding packages are generally available for students in thesis-based programs. Course-based students may be eligible for a number of donor awards, and may consult with their department for program-specific opportunities.
Develop functional knowledge in the fundamental areas of business to effectively communicate to and influence various stakeholders.
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