2 years | undergraduate Diploma


Available in • January • May • September

Develop The Foundations of Your Future

Business is quickly growing to become one of the most popular programs for students and there is a reason for that: there are endless career opportunities once students have received their diploma. All industries are open to those who have an education in business. Whether or not you are definite about your career or still unsure, the pursuit of a business qualification will open a wide range of opportunities for exciting careers. 


Learn how to research information and practice quantitative skills in order to develop your own solutions


Become well-versed in public speaking, analysing data, accounting, and team-work.


The Business program is the stepping stone for students who pursue further education and careers.
  • Program Overview
  • Career Opportunities
  • Course List
  • Tuition Fees
  • Admission Requirements

Built on a strong foundation of marketing, human resources, and accounting, the two-year Business diploma appeals to students interested in a broad, well-integrated education.

Students become effective leaders and communicators in this program. They accomplish this by developing presentation skills, networking strategies and how to best represent themselves and their skills through interviews and resumes. Students learn how to apply various skills such as problem solving, teamwork, and intercultural communication to projects at the college and in the community establishing themselves as global business citizens.

The Business diploma program provides opportunities for rewarding careers in business and for further education, such as the Bachelor of Business Administration and international studies through St. Lawrence College.

Once students receive their St. Lawrence College Certificate, they are eligible to apply for their Post Graduate Work Permit.

The Business program content prepares students for employment in a variety of roles in this growing industry. Graduates will find challenging employment as: 

  • Assistant Sales Supervisor 
  • Management Consultant 
  • Sales Representative
  • Operations Assistant 
  • Administrative Generalist 
  • Marketing Assistant 
  • Customer Service Representative
Semester 1

ACCT 1 Introductory Accounting I
ADMN 1000 Introduction to Canadian Business
CARE 60 Career Development
COMM 34 Introduction to College Communications
COMP 222 Computer Application Fundamentals
MATH 35 Introductory Business Math
GENE 114 Professional Effectiveness

Semester 2

ADMN 2000 Workplace Dynamics and Behaviour
COMM 39 Communications for Business
ECON 2 Macroeconomics
HUMA 53 Principles of Human Resources Management
MARK 201 Introductory Marketing I
MATH 53 Mathematics of Finance

Semester 3

ACCT 30 Managerial Accounting
CARE 61 Career Development II
COMP 45 Advanced Excel
ECON 1 Microeconomics
HUMA 1079 Organizational Behaviour
MARK 2 Professional Selling
PROJ 1 Project Management
GENE General Education Course

Semester 4

ADMN 1100 Operations and Supply Chain Management
BLAW 1 Business Law
HUMA 400 Restricted Elective - Human Resources
HUMA 40 Perspectives of Leadership
MARK 102 Entrepreneurship & Venture Development
MARK 400 Restricted Elective - Marketing
GENE General Education Course

The tuition fees already include health insurance for the student for the length of the program.

First Semester: $7535/ Semester

Second Semester: $7535/ Semester

Third Semester: $7535/ Semester

Fourth Semester: $7535/ Semester

Tuition Fees for the whole program: $30140

* Tuition fees are subject to change.

Students must have the following academic requirements to be eligible:

    • Secondary School Diploma or mature student status;
    • Completion of Grade 11 Math and Grade 12 English or equivalents;

Applicants from non-English speaking countries must achieve the minimum requirements of:

  • Overseas applications from China, India, Vietnam and the Philippines (SDS): Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 6.0 issued in past 24 months
  • All other applicants: Overall IELTS score of 6.0 with no band less than 5.5 issued in past 24 months

Students can also satisfy the English language proficiency requirement by successfully completing the ESL/EAP program offered at Alpha International Academy. Please visit the ESL/EAP Program information page for further information. For a complete list of the accepted English proficiency tests and SLC partnered ESL Pathway programs please visit St. Lawrence's proof of proficiency list