UFV
School of Business

Enter the world of business

Get ready to pursue career opportunities in one of Canada's most diverse industries.

UFV’s Diploma in Business Administration prepares you with the foundational knowledge you need to enter the world of business, while also giving you the flexibility to continue your education to earn a bachelor’s degree.

The program features in-class activities, individual assignments, and in depth industry case studies to help you combine theory with real world practical training. As early as your first semester, you learn how to write business plans, launch products, conduct market research, analyze data, and more. Small class sizes foster close interaction with your professors, to give you the full benefit of their expertise and guidance.

While you pursue a Diploma in Business Administration, take advantage of UFV’s optional paid co-op work placements to apply your knowledge to real-world problems as you learn and gain work experience in your field.

As a graduate of this two-year diploma, you will possess a full range of essential skills in strategic analysis, leadership, management, marketing, communication, and business and legal writing. Whether you want to kick-start a corporate career in the public or private sector or manage your own business, the UFV Diploma in Business Administration is a great starting point.

Career Outlook

Because business skills have a place in nearly every industry, a diploma in business is so flexible it can virtually take you anywhere in the world. With a UFV Diploma in Business Administration, you can land a position in a wide range of fields including marketing, manufacturing, retailing, human resources, management, accounting, banking, logistics, public relations, administration, and more.

According to Employment and Social Development Canada, between 2011 and 2020, professional occupations in business and finance are expected to grow at a rate of 2.49%, well above the average of 1.4%.

Opportunities also exist to earn a professional designation or pursue further studies to complete a bachelor's degree.

British Columbia's Fraser Valley is one of Canada's fastest-growing, most ethnically diverse regions. Our communities are welcoming, our scenery breathtaking, and we're within minutes of Metro Vancouver and the U.S. border. Whether you wish to get a university education, learn a trade, retrain or upgrade, study in Canada, take a course for fun, hire a student, or work with friendly, dedicated people, check out UFV.
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