Bachelor of Business Administration

Program Snapshot

Take Any Business To The Next Level

With a degree in Business Administration, you can truly go anywhere. This program is specifically designed to prepare students with core universal skills to succeed in any business.

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The solid foundation you build with a degree in Business Administration sets the ground for self-made success. From entrepreneurial, self-employment career paths, to careers in private and public enterprises, co-operatives, government services or graduate studies, a BBA emphasizes a broad range of business topics.

At Cape Breton University, we give you the chance to diversify your education for a competitive edge in the job market. Elective courses in law, tourism, IT, arts, health, sports, sciences or engineering can help you become a success in any business as an employee or an owner. By focusing on both business and traditional liberal arts, students will graduate with the ability to analyze a business situation, identify alternative responses and effectively resolve business difficulties.

What is the tuition for this program?

These numbers are an estimate for planning purposes only. These numbers do not include lab or accommodation fees.

Areas of Study and Sample Courses

Why study at CBU?

Imagine waking up every day and living the Cape Breton Island lifestyle to its fullest. Exploring the friendly communities and coastal shorelines, and going on adventures with friends who share your passion for learning and love of life. All while building a solid foundation for the future and carving out your own career path.

That’s why CBU offers this BBA to build your skills for the real world. We focus on introductory courses to business, accounting, marketing, principles of micro and macroeconomics and much more to help you gain the competitive edge you need.

The BBA is built on the same entrepreneurial spirit that is self-evident throughout the island. Our history of hard work and dedication to improving our community shines through our faculty. Many members of our faculty are tried and true entrepreneurs, so students will find their approachable advice both effective and comprehensive.

What skills will I gain from this program?

  • Business building skills
  • Team building skills
  • Deep understanding of business

Possible Career Paths

  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing


Admission Requirements

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General Requirements for High School Graduates

  • See CBU’s English Language Requirements here.
  • English 12 (academic or advanced)
  • Math 12 (academic or advanced)
  • 3 additional grade 12 academic or advanced level courses

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Transfer Student Requirements

  • In order to transfer to CBU you must be in good academic standing at your current/previous institution.
  • You must meet the general admissions requirements (or the post-secondary equivalent) for the program, found under the Canadian or International tabs of this tool.
  • To see if your institution is an articulation partner, please view our articulation agreements page.
  • Please email us if you have specific questions about admission requirements and transferring to CBU:

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