Concordia University

Quantitative Business Studies Graduate Certificate

Admission Requirements

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.

Requirements for the Certificate

  1. Credits. The program consists of five courses (total 15 credits).

  2. Courses. All students are required to complete five courses (15 credits).

Academic Regulations

  1. Academic Standing. Please refer to the Academic Standing section of the Calendar for a detailed review of the Academic Regulations.

  2. Time Limit. Please refer to the Academic Regulation page for further details regarding the Time Limit requirements.

  3. Graduation Requirement. In order to graduate, students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.70.

Program Structure

Courses for the certificate will consist of a 12-credit common core and a 3- credit elective.

Required Courses (12 credits)

GDBA 530 Business Data Analytics
GDBA 532 Accounting
GDBA 535 Finance
GDBA 537 Managerial Economics

One elective (3 credits)

To be chosen from the list of GDBA electives or another course in the GDBA program with permission of the Program Director.

Course Sequence

GDBA 530 and 532 must be taken previously or concurrently to GDBA 535.
GDBA 530 must be taken previously or concurrently to GDBA 537.

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