School of Business and Office Administration

Northern College’s School of Business and Office Administration offers a wide choice of programs designed to provide you with in-demand skills and a well-rounded education.

Through our programs you’ll build a solid foundation which will allow you to pursue a higher education or a career in a variety of specialized fields. We have an extensive list of transfer agreements with universities in Ontario, Canada and abroad.

We have agreements with Algoma, Lakehead, Laurentian, Nipissing, and we work with Athabasca University in Alberta, Griffith University in Australia, University of Fredericton in New Brunswick, Husson University in Maine, and Ireland’s Institutes of Technology … just to name a few.
5 Reasons to Choose

Our programs and delivery options let you choose what is right for you whether you’re interested in studying full-time, part-time, in-class, through distance learning, or through a combination of styles to suit your unique needs. Many of our programs offer September and January start dates so you can begin your studies when the time is right.

Our programs are shaped by what employers value and are designed to provide you with real-world skills and a well-rounded business education. Some of our programs include job placement opportunities so you can get hands-on experience and network with potential employers.

Our partnership agreements with other colleges and universities simplify the transfer credit process, helping you get advanced standing in degree programs. These partnerships provide you with additional choices and expand learning opportunities for future study, growth and success.

We provide optional pathways so you can build your credentials in steps. Some of our programs share a common first year which provides you with a number of options to choose from. You can graduate with a certificate in Business Fundamentals after one year or you can continue your studies to specialize and obtain a two-year diploma. Double diploma options are available and achievable.

By increasing pathways to additional credentials and higher education, we work to maximize educational access, engagement and choice for all of our students. Through personalized support and advising, we help you develop your unique learning pathway and help you find the program and career choice that aligns with your goals. We’ll work with you to plot your route into the business world and give you the tools you need to take it by storm. Regardless of the path you choose, your experience begins here.