Business Administration

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Duration: 6 semesters plus 8 week work term. Click here for specific start dates.
Faculty: Business, Computers & Travel
Certification: Diploma of Applied Arts
Entrance Requirements: Please click here

Program Description

The Business Administration (Marketing, Human Relations, Accounting) program prepares students for a career in numerous interesting and exciting professional disciplines. Graduates will develop the practical skills needed to compete as leaders within the business world. They will develop business plans, create marketing plans, learn the techniques required to manage complex accounting systems and formulate effective public relations strategies. Human relations courses will prepare students to manage employees and get the very best from them. This program is designed to build the well-rounded business professionals needed in Newfoundland and Labrador, across Canada and internationally.


  • Accounting
  • Advertising Campaign Fundamentals
  • Advertising Copywriting Fundamental
  • Banking and Public Finance
  • Business Communications (Verbal)
  • Business Communications (Written)
  • Business Law
  • Canadian Taxation
  • Computerized Accounting
  • Consumer Research, Planning, and Behaviour
  • Customer Sales and Service
  • Design and Production Electronic Fundamentals
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Analysis
  • Human Relations and Ethical Issues
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Labour Relations
  • Macroeconomics
  • Meeting and Special Event Planning
  • Microeconomics
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Not-For-Profit Business
  • Organizational Behaviour
  • Orientation, Training, and Professional Development
  • Payroll
  • Personal Finance and Investing
  • Persuasive Advertising and Mass Communication
  • Portable Document Fundamentals
  • Probability and Statistics Fundamentals
  • Public Relations
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Retail Management
  • Sales
  • Social Networking/Media Marketing
  • Supervision
  • Work Term


Upon successful completion of the Business Administration (Marketing, Human Relations, Accounting) program, graduates may be employed in a broad range of business environments such as Buying and Planning, Human Resource Office Management, Marketing Management, Client Service Representative, Event Marketing, and Accounting positions.

A small sample of Academy Canada’s excellent employers include:

  • Alzheimher’s Society
  • Belevedere Country Club
  • Colonial Garage
  • Production School House, NS
  • AIL Canada
  • CB Chamber of Commerce
  • E. L. Bugden Ltd.
  • Barry Seafood Inc.
  • Brothers and Simms
  • Grandy River Management
  • VOCM
  • Convergys
  • Esso Home Comfort
  • Marine Atlantic
  • Desktop Design
  • River Seal Motel
  • Investor’s Group
  • Hickman Motors
  • Toronto Dominion Bank
  • Insurance and Financial Services
  • Dept of Works Services and Transportation

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