Holland College | Business Administration

Business Administration

Start Date: September
Length: 2 Years
Location: Prince of Wales Campus
Credential: Diploma, Business Manager
  • Grade 12 or equivalent with credits at or above the general level

  • Resumé, including work and volunteer experience with applicable dates, membership in groups, associations or athletics, awards and distinctions, and any other information about yourself relevant to the program.

NOTE: If your first language is not English please review our English Language Requirements page.

Fees for the academic year 2020/2021. Please note: Tuition and Fees are listed in Canadian dollars.

First-year international students pay an additional $4,000 CAD student fee, second-year international students pay an additional $3,250 CAD student fee (2020/2021 only).
International Health Fee is an additional $750 per year.
International Student Fees are due on the first day of class.

Tuition and Other Fees 1st Year 2nd Year
Tuition $ 4,992 $ 3,869
Student Union $ 168 $ 168
Health Insurance Fee $ 420 $ 420
Fitness Centre Fee $ 80 $ 80
Grad Fee   $ 100
Total $ 5,660 $ 4,637
1stinstallment due first day of class $ 3,164 $ 2,848
2ndinstallment due January 6th, 2021 $ 2,496 $ 1,789
Other Program Costs 1st Year 2nd Year
Books $ 1,100 $ 1,200
Materials/Supplies $ 90 $ 50
Total $ 1,190 $1,250

Graduates from this program may find employment with:

  • Small business

  • Retail

  • Government

  • Service industries

  • Self-employment

Degree Pathways

Many Holland College programs have degree pathways. For more information, see our Degree Pathways section.

Program Overview

The Business Administration program gives you a foundation in business functions and how they work together, effective business communications skills, and a firm grasp of business practices. The program emphasizes the development of the broad range of skills you will need for a management position.

You will learn about human resource management, business plan development, economics, marketing, and business law.

Industry guest speakers will give you insights into the business world. You will complete an on the job training placement to give you even more real-life experience.

This program is located in the Charlottetown Centre. Click here to take a virtual tour.

View a detailed list of courses for this program.

This is a U.S. Federal Aid Approved program.


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If you are working in Human Resources and want to enhance your skills, or if you are planning to move into an HR role, this one-year program will help you become an effective Human Resources team member in private sector, public sector, unionized or non-unionized workplaces.


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