This 30-credit undergraduate certificate program caters to students who wish to develop the necessary background for further study in undergraduate degree programs in Business. It also may be of interest to students whose preference is to follow a short program of study or to learn important foundations for business studies.
Students who are admitted to the Certificate and wish to continue in a degree program should apply for admission to that program within the first 30 credits.
Offers a solid foundation in business education to support your individual backgrounds and goals
A chance to become familiar with the John Molson School environment before choosing a BComm program
Certificate in Foundations for Business (30 credits)
United States students: A U.S. Federal Student Aid-eligible version of this program is offered. This version meets all U.S. regulations (such as no co-operative education or e-courses) for eligible programs.
University transfer (external): B- overall, B- in math
Courses in the disciplines of Calculus and Linear Algebra, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, and Computer Literacy
Minimum cut-off averages should be used as indicators. The cut-off data may change depending on the applicant pool. Applicants who meet the stated minimum requirements are not guaranteed admission to these programs.
We consider complete applications year round and give priority to applicants who apply by official deadlines.
March 1 is the deadline to apply for fall term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by February 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Late applications will be considered if places are still available. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
November 1 is the deadline to apply for winter term entry. International students are encouraged to apply by September 1 to allow sufficient time for CAQ and study permit application processing.
Not all programs are available for winter term entry. Please check program availability for the term, before you start your application.
We reserve the right to close admission to a program at any time after the official deadline without prior notice.
After your degree
Thanks to Concordia's emphasis on taking an interdisciplinary approach to your field of study, you'll graduate with a depth of knowledge informed by an understanding of how your subject connects to the wider world. You'll be ideally positioned to succeed in a professional role that demands rigorous analytical thinking, sharp communication skills and the ability to approach problem-solving from multiple dimensions.