Advance Your Career With Flexible Study

The Bachelor of Business Administration online degree at Yorkville University allows you to advance your career while you study from home or at work or even while commuting.

Graduates gain the professional knowledge, skills and designation prerequisites to confidently apply for managerial positions or pursue higher-paid employment opportunities.

Designed for mid-career professionals who want a solid business education for future growth, as well as entry-level workers who want to advance quickly, the program can be completed in as few as 2.5 years.

The rigorous curriculum is taught by industry-experienced faculty and covers core business functions, including leadership, strategy, operations, finance and marketing.

Delivery

100 percent online

Start Dates

January, April, July, October

Duration

As few as 2.5 years*

*With full course load, year-round study and/or approved transfer credits. Each applicant is encouraged to contact an Admissions Advisor to determine the potential duration of their degree program according to their unique circumstances. For comprehensive, up-to-date information, please view the Academic Calendar..

Program Specializations

Yorkville University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA General) that is designated in New Brunswick and delivered online.

Yorkville University also offers a Bachelor of Business Administration (General), and with specializations in Accounting, Energy Management, Project Management and Supply Chain Management. These programs have received consent in British Columbia and are delivered online.

In Ontario, Yorkville University offers a Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in Project Management, which is delivered online.

  • Supply Chain Management

  • Project Management

  • Energy Management

Yorkville made it possible for me to work full time, get married and move, all while earning my degree.

Nicole Dalton
Bachelor of Business Administration ‘15, Yorkville University

Program Features

Flexible schedule

Balance work, home and study demands with a flexible, online course schedule and study at your own pace.

Choose to take courses as your busy life permits and study during the day, evenings or on the weekends.

 

Accelerated degree

Earn your degree in as few as 2.5 years with a full course load, year-round study or approved transfer credits.

Receive recognition at work and graduate faster compared to traditional on campus programs.

Experienced faculty

Professional, industry-experienced faculty who are dedicated to helping students succeed academically and professionally.

Get advice about professional designation prerequisites and career advancement and networking opportunities.

Practical focus

The rigorous, industry-based curriculum develops professional skills and practical experience with group learning and business case studies.

Develop interpersonal skills such as effective communication, teamwork and problem solving.

YORKVILLE UNIVERSITY ADVANTAGE

Yorkville University programs are aimed at helping you achieve your personal and professional goals. Online or in class, across Canada, Yorkville University’s degrees are flexible, fast paced and above all, lead to transformation through education.

flexible learning

Flexibility

Balance your studies and personal life with a flexible course load and choice of online or on campus classes.

Accelerated Degrees

By allowing you to continue your studies year-round, with no forced breaks, studying at Yorkville gives you the opportunity to graduate faster. We also provide optimum credit transfers based on your previous learning.

Year-Round Start Dates

Start your program as soon as you are ready with various start dates throughout the year.

resources & support

Student Assistance

Succeed in your studies with the support of program advisors who can help you achieve your academic goals, and the student success team who provide health, wellness and career supports.

Tutoring Support

Yorkville’s Learning Success Centre is available online for quick help and study resources, including 24/7 tutoring.

Writing Lab

APA and writing tutoring services are available to assist students with academic writing.

Enhanced Learning

Small Class Sizes

Get personalized attention in an average class size of 20 students and learn through active participation.

Networking

Build lifelong relationships with students and professors as part of teamwork, discussions and assignments.

Experienced Faculty

Benefit from the knowledge of Yorkville faculty who have years of experience in their respective fields, and can use that expertise to help you achieve your own career goals.

Professional Designations

Yorkville University offers students the opportunity to earn prerequisites to apply for a variety of professional designations and stand out in the competitive job market.

Employers value graduates who are members of relevant professional associations and who demonstrate a commitment to upgrading their professional skills.

Some professional associations also allow students to apply for membership, which can help you gain on-the-job recognition and advance your career before you graduate.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

Yorkville University’s Bachelor of Business Administration Online program is 100 percent online and can be taken from anywhere in the world. Domestic and international students have the same admissions requirements and tuition and fees.

However, please note that applicants must choose which campus to apply to for the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program. Each campus offers different specializations and has slightly different admissions requirements and transfer credit policies.

If you have further questions, please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • Vancouver Campus, British Columbia

      Our Vancouver Campus offers the following Bachelor of Business Administration Online programs:

      Bachelor of Business Administration

      • General (Without Specialization)(Online)
      • Specialization in Accounting (Online)
      • Specialization in Energy Management (Online)
      • Specialization in Project Management (Online)
      • Specialization in Supply Chain Management (Online)

      The following admissions requirements apply to both domestic and international students:

      High school 

      Students entering from high school are required to have a British Columbia Certificate of Graduation or equivalent with at least a 65 percent average in the following:

      • Foundations Math 12 or Pre-Calculus Math 12 or Principles Math 12
      • English 12/English 12 First Peoples

      Students entering from high school are also required to provide:

      • Official high school transcript*
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      University and College

      Students entering from another university or college will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

      Graduates of a two-to-three-year college or university program will be considered for block transfer credits of up to a maximum of 60 credits.

      Students are required to provide:

      • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended*
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      Mature student

      A mature student is an applicant who has not achieved a British Columbia Certificate of Graduation or its equivalent, and who is at least 19 years old on or before the commencement of the program.

      Yorkville University’s admissions policy for mature students creates a pathway to enrollment for those who can demonstrate academic competence equivalent to those of British Columbia high school graduates.

      Mature students will be evaluated on the successful completion of courses at the post-secondary level or through proficiency assessments, and are required to provide:

      • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended*
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      *All official transcripts need to be sealed, stamped and sent directly from the issuing institution to Admissions Services for evaluation.

      Any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

      English Language Requirements

      English is the primary language of instruction at Yorkville University.

      Applicants whose native language is not English must prove proficiency in one of the following ways:

      • Completion of secondary education where English was the primary language of instruction.
      • Completion of at least 12 credit hours of previous post-secondary education where English was the language of instruction.
      • Completion with the equivalent of “B” standing of a post-secondary level English for Academic Purposes program accredited by Languages Canada.
      • Confirmation of an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 80 (Internet-based version).
      • Confirmation of an International English Language Test System (IELTS) band score of at least 6.5.
      • Confirmation of a Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) score of 60 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) score of Level C1 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a score equivalent to these scores on another test of English language proficiency recognized by and acceptable to the University.
      • Confirmation of a Duolingo minimum score of 105.

      Note: Yorkville University reserves the right to require proof of language proficiency before permission is granted to register in academic courses.

      Conditional Admission

      Applicants with English language proficiency scores that fall below the standards required for admission, may be considered for conditional admission in the following circumstances:

      IELTS score (or equivalent)

      6.5 and above

      • Students will enroll in the regular academic program.

      6.0 to less than 6.5

      • Students will enroll in the regular academic program and in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course in Term 1.

      The EAP course (ENGL180) is available at select campuses concurrently as part of Yorkville University’s programs and counts towards the completion of the degree. There is no additional cost to the program when students take the EAP course.

      Any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • Toronto Campus, Ontario

      Our Toronto campus offers the following Bachelor of Business Administration Online programs:

      Bachelor of Business Administration

      • Specialization in Project Management (Online)

      The following admissions requirements apply to both domestic and international students:

      High school

      Students entering from high school are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent with at least a 65 percent average in six courses from the University of University/College streams or equivalent including:

      • Grade 12 English (ENG4U level or equivalent)
      • Grade 12 Math (U/M level)
      • Four other Grade 12 courses at the U/M level

      Students entering from high school are also required to provide:

      • Official high school transcripts*
      • Resume
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      University and College

      Students entering from another university or college will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

      Graduates of a two-to-three-year college or university program will be considered for block transfer credits of up to a maximum of 60 credits.

      Students are required to provide:

      • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended*
      • Resume
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      Mature student

      A mature student is an applicant who has not achieved an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or its equivalent, and who is at least 19 years old on or before the commencement of the program.

      Yorkville University’s admissions policy for mature students creates a pathway to enrollment for those who can demonstrate academic competence equivalent to those of Ontario high school graduates.

      Mature students will be evaluated on the successful completion of courses at the post-secondary level or through proficiency assessments, and are required to provide:

      • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended*
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
      • Resume
      • Completed online application
      • Application fee of $75

      *All official transcripts need to be sealed, stamped and sent directly from the issuing institution to Admissions Services for evaluation.

      Any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

      English Language Requirements

      English is the primary language of instruction at Yorkville University.

      Applicants whose native language is not English must prove proficiency in one of the following ways:

      • Completion of secondary education where English was the primary language of instruction.
      • Completion of at least 12 credit hours of previous post-secondary education where English was the language of instruction.
      • Completion with the equivalent of “B” standing of a post-secondary level English for Academic Purposes program accredited by Languages Canada.
      • Confirmation of an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 80 (Internet-based version).
      • Confirmation of an International English Language Test System (IELTS) band score of at least 6.5.
      • Confirmation of a Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) score of 60 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) score of Level C1 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a Canadian Language Benchmarks score of at least 7.
      • Confirmation of a score equivalent to these scores on another test of English language proficiency recognized by and acceptable to the University.
      • Confirmation of a Duolingo minimum score of 105.

      Note: Yorkville University reserves the right to require proof of language proficiency before permission is granted to register in academic courses.

      Conditional Admission

      Applicants with English language proficiency scores that fall below the standards required for admission, may be considered for conditional admission in the following circumstances:

      IELTS score (or equivalent)

      6.5 and above

      Students will enroll in the regular academic program

      5.5 to less than 6.5

      Students will enroll in the regular academic program and in an English for Academic Purposes (EAP) course in Term 1.

      The EAP course (ENGL180) is available at select campuses concurrently as part of Yorkville University’s programs and counts towards the completion of the degree. There is no additional cost to the program when students take the EAP course.

      Less than 5.5

      Students will be referred to the ESL Pathway Program.

      Yorkville ESL Pathway Program

      The ESL Pathway Program enables students who have less than the minimum required IELTS scores to be accepted to Yorkville University programs in Ontario.

      The ESL Pathway offers three levels of study focused on improving English language skills in reading, writing and oral comprehension. Each level is 12 weeks in duration and involves 25 hours of instruction per week. All students will have access to ongoing language and international student services during their studies.

      In Toronto, the ESL Pathway program is only available at the Yonge Street location.

      Have any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

  • Fredericton Campus, New Brunswick

      Our Fredericton campus offers the following Bachelor of Business Administration Online programs:

      Bachelor of Business Administration

      • General (Without Specialization)(Online)

      The following admissions requirements apply to domestic and international students.

      The BBA online degree administered through our Fredericton Campus is currently offered as a degree-completion program for students with some prior post-secondary education experience.

      Students may transfer up to 60 credits towards the BBA degree from other academic programs and courses.

      Students are required to provide:

      • Official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended*
      • Proof of completion of a minimum of nine post-secondary education credits from a recognized college or university with a minimum GPA of 2.0
      • Submission of a letter to the Admissions Committee outlining how the successful completion of the degree will enhance personal career aspirations
      • Detailed course descriptions if applying for transfer credits
      • Completed online application
        Application fee of $75

      *All official transcripts need to be sealed, stamped and sent directly from the issuing institution to Admissions Services for evaluation.

      English Language Requirements

      English is the primary language of instruction at Yorkville University.

      Applicants whose native language is not English must prove proficiency in the following ways:

      • Completion of secondary education where English was the primary language of instruction.
      • Completion of at least 12 credit hours of previous post-secondary education where English was the language of instruction.
      • Completion with the equivalent of “B” standing of a post-secondary level English for Academic Purposes program accredited by Languages Canada.
      • Confirmation of an official Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of at least 550 (written version) or 80 (Internet-based version).
      • Confirmation of an International English Language Test System (IELTS) band score of at least 6.5.
      • Confirmation of a Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) score of 60 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a Canadian Language Benchmark score of at least 7.
      • Confirmation of a Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) score of Level C1 or higher.
      • Confirmation of a score equivalent to these scores on another test of English language proficiency recognized by and acceptable to the University.
      • Confirmation of a Duolingo minimum score of 105.

      Note: Yorkville University reserves the right to require proof of language proficiency before permission is granted to register in academic courses.

      Conditional Admission

      Applicants seeking to establish English language proficiency by providing TOEFL, IELTS, or CAEL scores (or scores from other tests of English language proficiency recognized by the university) but whose scores fall below the standards required for admission may be considered for conditional admission in the following circumstances:

      • All other requirements for admission are met
      • Scores meet or are equivalent to at least TOEFL Paper, 500; TOEFL Internet, 65; IELTS 5.5; & CAEL 50

      Applicants admitted under this provision must achieve a grade of at least “C” on each of their first three courses taken at Yorkville University. Failure to meet this condition will result in academic dismissal from the university.

      Have any questions? Please contact an Admissions Advisor.

Tuition & Fees

The total cost of the Bachelor of Business Administration Online degree program is $54,000.*

Full-time students who enroll without transfer credits may complete their degree in as few as 2.5 years with year-round study. Those students who successfully apply for transfer credits from another university or college may have this time of study further reduced.

Students must complete 120 credit hours of study to graduate from the Bachelor of Business Administration degree program. A typical course is three credit hours. The Bachelor of Business Administration program runs throughout the year, which is divided into four academic terms: Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer.

Total program tuition may vary based on actual credit transfers and course equivalencies. Below are sample calculations depending on the number of courses taken per term.

COURSES PER TERM CREDITS CREDIT HOUR FEES
3 9 $450 9 x 450 = $4,050
4 12 $450 12 x 450 = $5,400

*As of 2020 – 2021. Please note that tuition and fees are subject to change.

Tuition Payment

Arrangements for payment of tuition must be made at least two weeks prior to the start of each term (please see the Academic Schedule for deadlines). Monthly payment arrangements can also be made. Please contact our Bursar’s Office for more details at 1-888-886-1882.

Please contact an Admissions Advisor to learn more about financial aid options.

Other Fees

Please note that costs do not include other fees such as textbooks, expendable supplies, equipment and resource fees. All fees and charges are quoted in Canadian dollars (CAD). Yorkville University also accepts equivalent payment in other currencies.

For further information about tuition, fees and payment methods, please contact Yorkville University’s Bursar’s Office. Tuition rates are confirmed three months prior to the start of each term. Changes to tuition rates will be announced at least three months prior to the start of the term to which they apply.

Financial Aid Types

Scholarships & Bursaries

Yorkville University provides a limited number of scholarships and bursaries to qualified students.

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Financial Aid

Yorkville University is committed to helping students find affordable solutions to finance their education investment.

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PARTNERSHIPS

Learn more about Yorkville University’s partnerships and how they can save you money and help you graduate faster.

Articulation Partners

Previous students of select colleges have the opportunity to transfer credits towards Yorkville University’s programs and graduate faster.

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Canadian Forces

Special tuition bursaries and military training credit transfer options are offered to current and former Canadian Forces members and their families.

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UPS Partnership

Eligible students enrolled under a UPS partnership agreement receive special tuition rates.

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FAQ

  • 1. Why should I choose the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program?

      Our career-focused bachelor’s degree program helps you advance your career with flexible study and can be completed in as few as 2.5 years.

      You will graduate with the professional knowledge, skills and designation prerequisites that add value to any business.

      Graduates gain the confidence to apply for managerial positions or pursue higher-paid employment opportunities.

  • 2. How is it possible to complete the program in 2.5 years?

      Students can use an approved term break to study year-round instead of having an academic term off. Yorkville University operates year-round and has four academic terms and intake periods starting in January, April, July and October.

      If you have previous post-secondary education, you can also apply to transfer credits from past college or university courses towards completion of the program, which can further shorten your study time.

  • 3. Can I work and complete my online degree?

      Most online students work part time or full time—our degree programs offer the flexibility they need to study at home, at work or while travelling.

      Many students choose to take a full course load while others find it more convenient to take less courses to fit their work, family or travel responsibilities.

  • 4. How much does the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program cost?

      Please see here for current tuition rates.

      Yorkville University is committed to helping you evaluate different financial aid options and payment schedules. Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

  • 5. What is the application process for the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program?

      Please see here for more information or contact an Admissions Advisor if you have further questions.

  • 6. Do I need a study permit to enroll in the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program if I am an international student?

      No. A study permit is not required as the program is 100 percent online.

  • 7. What are the student demographics of the classes?

      Most students in the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program are working professionals aged 25 to 44 years old with significant career experience and who live in Canada.

      A small average online class size of 20 students fosters participation and teamwork and is supported by industry-experienced faculty and an online learning community.

  • 8. What is the difference between the Vancouver, Toronto, and Fredericton online programs?

      The Bachelor of Business Administration Online program is administratively offered by our different campuses across Canada. Admissions requirements and offered degrees vary by province.

      Our Vancouver campus offers all four Bachelor of Business Administration Online specializations—Accounting, Energy Management, Project Management and Supply Chain Management—plus the General option for students who do not wish to specialize.

      Our Toronto campus offers the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program in Project Management.

      Our Fredericton campus offers the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program with the General option.

      Please see here for more information on specialization options.

  • 9. Can I become a Chartered Professional Accountant with the Bachelor of Business Administration Online program?

      The Bachelor of Business Administration Online program was designed to help you fulfill many of the prerequisites to apply for certification to become a Chartered Professional Accountant, Payroll Compliance Practitioner, Certified Payroll Manager, Certified Associate in Project Management and Project Management Professional. Please see here for more information.

  • 10. Is Yorkville University approved to offer degree programs in Canada?

      Yorkville University is officially approved by the governments of New Brunswick, Ontario and British Columbia to offer degree programs.

  • 11. What IELTS or TOEFL score do I need to be accepted?

      Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information on the minimum English language requirements.

  • 12. What if I don’t have the minimum English language requirements?

      Yorkville University offers several options for applicants who do not meet the minimum English language requirements for admission eligibility. Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

  • 13. Does Yorkville University offer any scholarships?

      Several scholarships are offered by Yorkville University, but only domestic students who study on campus are eligible to apply. Please see here for more information.

      Yorkville University is committed to helping you evaluate different financial aid options and payment schedules. Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

  • 14. Can I apply for Canadian provincial student loans?

      Only domestic students can apply to Canadian provincial student loan programs such as the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) or StudentAid BC.

      Yorkville University is committed to helping you evaluate different financial aid options and payment schedules. Please contact an Admissions Advisor for more information.

  • 15. What if I have more questions?

      If you can’t find your questions addressed on this web page, please contact an Admissions Advisor if you have additional questions.

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