Area of Study: Business

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Overview of Business Programs:

Overview of Business Programs

Business Administration and Management

Our Business programs have been developed to provide students with the competencies required for their chosen specialization. The areas of specialization include Accounting, Marketing and Human Resource Management. All programs emphasize the latest business applications and also aim to develop leadership, teamwork and problem solving skills.

Students have the option of completing a Business Administration Certificate (one year), Business Administration Diploma (two years) or Business Management Diploma (three years). Business programs have a common first year, at the end of which a student may graduate with a Business Administration Certificate. Students in their second year have the option to select an area of specialization and may graduate with a Business Administration Diploma. Students in the third year can continue in their area of specialization and may graduate with a Business Management Diploma.

Office Administration

Our Office Administration programs enable students to acquire the knowledge and skills required to work in today’s office environment. The areas of specialization include Executive, Legal, Medical, and Records and Information Management.

Students have the option of completing an Office Administration Certificate (one year) or a two-year diploma. The first year of the Office Administration program is a common first year, at the end of which students may graduate with an Office Administration Certificate. Students in their second year select one area of specialization and may graduate with an Office Administration Diploma.

Work Exposure/Experience

The School of Business incorporates work exposure/experience components in all programs, providing students with an opportunity to practice their knowledge and skills through work placements with local, and at times, national and international businesses.

Placements often result in students securing employment with their host employers. This allows students to display acquired talents in the workplace and gives them a competitive advantage.

Accreditation

College of the North Atlantic is the first Canadian college to receive international accreditation of Business Administration, Business Management and Office Administration programs from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). ACBSP is an internationally recognized organization of business and degree granting educational institutions and select corporate members. ACBSP develops, promotes, and recognizes educational practices that contribute to the continuous quality improvement of business education programs, teaching of business courses and student learning outcomes in colleges and universities throughout the world.

Accredited programs are offered at the following campuses:

  • Bay St. George
  • Burin
  • Carbonear
  • Clarenville Campus (includes Distributed Learning)
  • Corner Brook
  • Grand Falls-Windsor
  • Labrador West
  • Port Aux Basques
  • Prince Philip Drive
  • Qatar
  • St. Anthony
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One-year certificate programs do not meet accreditation criteria and, therefore, are not accredited. All two- and three-year programs are accredited.


Program Transferability

Graduates of Business Administration, Business Management and Office Administration programs may have the opportunity to transfer credits to various educational and professional associations throughout North America.


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