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Bachelor of Business Administration Degree




What will I learn?

Program Highlights

Build a strong foundation in business knowledge, then continue with your general business degree – or develop in-depth expertise in your chosen area.

Capilano University's School of Business balances classroom learning with hands-on experience.

Our instructors bring up-to-date knowledge to the classroom, sharing the expertise that's made them successful. Small class sizes mean instructors have more time for students.

In third year you may choose a concentration: Accounting, Financial Planning, Human Resources Management, International Business and Logistics, or Marketing.

You'll graduate with the skills employers demand, and an edge in today's competitive job market.

Learning Outcomes

Plan and assess ethical, professional, and productive leadership and participation, in teams and individually, in practice-based and / or work integrated learning (WIL) activities.
Formulate solutions for business problems utilizing analytical thinking, research methodologies, financial analysis and reflective approaches to develop viable and sustainable alternatives and support ethical and effective decisions.
Construct innovative techniques and implement relevant technology to enhance decision-making, collaboration and communication.
Integrate intercultural knowledge of global, Indigenous and other cultural factors into decisions affecting businesses.
Create effective business documents and design effective oral business presentations using a variety of appropriate technologies.

Career paths

  • Accounting
  • Communications
  • Event planning & promotions
  • Finance
  • Human resources
  • Marketing
  • Operations management
  • Public relations
  • Sales
  • Small business ownership

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Professional Studies

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$18,941.00 (US$ 13,822) per year
Year 1: CAN $18,941; Year 2: CAN $18,941; Year 3: CAN $20,495; Year 4: CAN $20,495

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

8 May 2023, 5 September 2023, 3 January 2024


Capilano University

2055 Purcell Way,


British Columbia (BC),

V7J 3H5, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

High school graduation. English Studies 12 (C+) or English 12 (C+) or English First Peoples 12 (C+). For students with previous post-secondary experience, a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 (on a scale of 4.33) or equivalent

For international students

High school graduation
English Studies 12 (C+) or

English 12 (C+) or
English First Peoples 12 (C+) or
EDT=ENGL 100 or
LPI essay score=24, essay level=4 or
CAEL=70, and

Principles of Math 11 (C) or

Pre-calculus 11 (pass) or
Foundations of Math 11 (C) or
BMTH 044 (C) or
BMTH 048 (C) or
MATH 096 (C) or
MATH 097 (C) or
Applications of Math 12 (pass) or
Apprenticeship & Workplace Mathematics 12 (B) or
Foundations of Math 12 (pass) or
Principles of Math 12 (pass) or
Pre-calculus 12 (pass) or
BMTH 054 (pass) or
BTEC 115 (B-)

English Language Requirements:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 83 (internet-based score), 560 (paper-based score).
ELA (English Language Assessment Test): 145
Academic IELTS (International English Language Testing System): 6.5 overall and no one scores less than 6
CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment Test): 70
PTE (Pearson Test of English - Academic): 56
Capilano University EAP 100 and 101 with a minimum mark of B+.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by this university

Capilano University offers below pathways course for this subject

About Capilano University

A Capilano University degree is internationally respected, enabling graduates to pursue their career ambitions anywhere in the world.

  • One of Canada’s most populous and culturally diverse cities
  • 30 per cent international students
  • Globally renowned for excellence in teaching and support
  • 96 per cent of graduates are employed

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