Business Administration (Diploma)

A diploma in Business Administration from Laurier will equip you with the tools to either enhance your skills or break into the business field. Whether you’re an experienced business or government professional looking to add to your skillset, or someone looking to get into the business field or start your own business, this diploma program is exactly what you’re looking for.


Program Highlights

  • This program is designed to fit your busy schedule. You’ll work towards your diploma part-time, taking courses in the evenings, as well as some online.
  • You don’t need a prior business degree – you can apply to this diploma program if you have at least three years of work experience in business or government, or if you have an undergraduate degree in another field.

Program Options and Courses

Program Details

This part-time program covers a wide-range of topics, from accounting and finance, to marketing, management, and micro- and macroeconomics.

You’ll learn from some of the best business professors and instructors in Canada and develop a comprehensive knowledge of the business environment – and discover what it takes to succeed in the field.

To learn more about program structure, length and requirements, view the program requirements for the Diploma in Business Administration.

Sample Courses

  • Understanding the Business Environment
  • Functional Areas of The Organization
  • Introduction to Financial Accounting
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Introduction to Marketing Management
  • Financial Management

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Format: part time      Start: September (fall term)     OUAC code: UG

Your Career Awaits

This diploma will teach you functional areas of administration that can translate to careers in the fields of:

  • accounting
  • finance
  • organizational behaviour
  • marketing
  • management
  • economics

Support After Graduation

Alumni for life means that you have access to Career and Employment Support offered at Laurier for your entire career.

Waterloo Campus

The Waterloo campus is tucked into about one city block, so you’re steps away from your classes, food and your new favourite study spot.

There are many ways to tour our Waterloo campus, whether that's on a guided tour with one of our Laurier student ambassadors, on your own using virtual reality, or even on-demand through one of our pre-recorded tours. See our campus spaces and start to picture yourself at Laurier.

Interested in More Info?

Email, call 548.889.8888 or see all contact information.