Business Administration


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Get down to the business of charting your successful future. Whether you're pursuing entrepreneurial passions, intent on completing an MBA, or want to lead within a company, foster corporate social responsibility, direct a non-profit, engage in sales and marketing, manage projects or much, much more, Business Administration is an excellent foundation. Business fuels local, national and global progress and you can be one of the people helping to drive it forward.

So here's the deal:

Take five courses per semester for four years, and you'll complete your Business Administration degree
[courses are worth 3 credits and 3 x 5 x 2 x 4 = 120 credits].

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Program Streams

You have the option of specializing. If you plan to enter a particular field, select five of your core courses within one of the following categories:

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
  • Human Resources
  • Management
  • Marketing

Your Future

This is your career

Become familiar with all aspects of local and international business as you develop the critical thinking and problem-solving skills that employers seek.

This is where you can go

Here's a sampling of the jobs our alumni have landed with this degree or entered through further studies:

  • Sales and Marketing Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Social Entrepreneur
  • Business Analyst
  • Human Resource Professional
  • Accountant
  • Financial Planner


with professionals at the Soul of the Next Economy forum

Beyond the Classroom

Travel abroad with your classmates and professors: focus on community development and microfinance as you conduct case studies and research projects. Through our annual Soul of the Next Economy Forum, collaborate with business leaders in Calgary and explore the convergence of innovation, social change and sustainable development.

Faculty & Staff


Randy Poon, PhD, MBA, BComm

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 6513
Associate Professor of Business Administration
Business Administration Program Chair

Angie Redecopp, MBA, LLB, BEd

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 6907
Associate Professor of Business and Development Studies
Tim Vanderpyl Associate Professor of Business

Tim Vanderpyl, DSL, MA, BPA, CPHR

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 6937
Associate Professor in Business

John Wiest, MSc, BSc, BMus

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 6915
Lecturer, Mathematics
Albert Elliott Human Resources

Albert Elliott

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 2904
Director of Human Resources
Sessional Instructor, Business
Derek Cook Canadian Poverty Institute

Derek Cook

+1 (403) 410-2000 ext. 2913
Director Canadian Poverty Institute
Sessional Instructor