Bachelor of Business Administration
Our institution is excited to offer a new degree of success. Introducing NWP's Bachelor of Business
Administration, a degree designed to prepare tomorrow's business leaders with the entrepreneurial skills and
business acumen required to thrive.
Beginning in Fall 2023, this four-year degree program means students can earn their entire BBA degree at NWP,
with both part-time and full-time options available.
With electives emphasis in accounting and human resources, students will also learn fundamental business
concepts, including financial and supply chain management, communications, marketing, information technology,
law, and economics.
Completion of the BBA will provide students the opportunity to earn credit towards a number of professional
designations, a number of which can be found here.
Potential Careers Include: accountant, business continuity planner, operations
research analyst, actuary, management consultant, internal or external auditor, information systems
consultant, human resource professional, financial analyst, systems auditor, occupational health and
safety officer, budget analyst, market research analyst, marketing manager
Business Administration Diploma
Diploma students choose an emphasis in their second year, choosing routes in Accounting, Financial Services,
Business, Management, or Marketing. Graduates are well prepared to step directly into the workforce or
pursue additional education by applying to transfer credit toward university degrees at a number of
different institutions across Alberta.
Potential Careers Include: accounting technician, bookkeeper, administration
officer, data administrator, payroll administrator, credit or loans manager, retail store manager,
investment advisor, banking associate, marketing content creator, financial administrator, human
resources coordinator, advertising associate
Business Administration Certificate
The certificate program introduces students to basic business functions and serves as a foundation
for all diploma programs. This certificate is also available online.
Potential Careers Include: sales representative, hospitality clerk, customer
service representative, retail clerk, facilities assistant, financial assistant
Business Administration Post-Diploma Certificate
The Business Administration Post-Diploma Certificate is for students who have a post-secondary credential (a
diploma or bachelor’s degree) and are looking for career-focused education and experience. This program is ideal
for mature students interested in a new career as well as International students looking to enhance and focus
their career-ready skills in an international setting.
Commerce/Management, University Transfer
A BComm is an excellent base for many professional designations including CPA, CPHR, CFP, RPP, and more. NWP offers up to 2-years of course work towards a BComm from the University of Alberta or Athabasca University, as well as the Bachelor of Management degree at the University of Lethbridge. Transfers to other institutions, such as the University of Calgary or MacEwan University, are also possible.
Potential Careers Include: accountant, investor relations, investment banking, trading, asset management, marketing, stakeholder engagement, human resource management.
Master of Business Administration
Pursue your professional passions for business leadership or entrepreneurship with a Master of Business
Administration from the University of Northern British Columbia, hosted by Northwestern Polytechnic.
Examine contemporary business theory such as organizational behaviour, marketing, finance and more, with
a specific focus on northern topics and issues. Unlock senior career opportunities in all sectors
including natural resource development, manufacturing, non-profit, government, banking, health care and
more. Develop advanced management, analytical and leadership skills that can expand new career
opportunities or inspire your next business adventure.
For more information about the programs offered by the Department of Business and Office Administration, please contact: