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Commerce and Business Administration

Get ready to capitalize on the abundant opportunities in the world of business. Douglas College's Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration will help you launch a career in sectors vital to the economy, such as marketing, hospitality and management. Our programs span information technology, accounting, economics and administration as well.

We offer informed, up-to-the-minute instruction. Our instructors are supported by active networks in their chosen fields. They have skills to pass on that only experienced professionals can give. Together, you will build the abilities, knowledge and expertise that produce success within the office, boardroom or your own business.

Our programs build the skills employers need. Combining innovation with applied assignments, our courses offer abundant opportunities for hands-on experience outside the classroom. You'll benefit from class projects that focus on real-work situations and from the resources in our state-of-the-art computer labs.

We're working with you to build skills and connections for the future. Get ready to start your business career at Douglas College.

Please check out Douglas College Business Association for upcoming events and activities organized by a group of business students and find out how you could participate or to become a part of the organization.

ACBSP Accredited Programs

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) is a leading not-for-profit accreditation association for business education programs that supports, celebrates and rewards teaching excellence. ACBSP promotes continuous improvement and recognizes excellence in the accreditation of business education programs around the world. The ACBSP has accredited the Douglas College Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting and BBA in Financial Services. Diplomas for Computing Science and Information Systems, Associate of Arts in Economics, Hospitality Management and Office Administration and Post Degree Diplomas have been excluded from ACBSP accreditation because they either serve as transfer programs or have insufficient credit hours to be eligible for ACBSP accreditation.

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Bachelor of Business Administration

Ready for a major step in your business career? The Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) program focuses on teaching you the career-ready skills you need to reach your goals. Select from three specialties: Accounting, Financial Services or Management. Work experience of 500 hours is required to complete the BBA.

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Put your skills to work with the Co-operative Education Program at Douglas College. Gain paid, full-time work experience, and College credit


To harness the transformational power of education in order to inspire our students to become successful and compassionate business leaders in the evolving global community.


To provide the best applied business education.


Academic passion: We teach with energy and enthusiasm. We express ideas openly and stay academically fresh. We love what we do.

Collegiality: We work together to help students, colleagues and partners succeed. We respect different ideas, celebrate success, and show empathy. And, we never forget to have fun.

Professionalism: We honour our commitments. We set high standards and meet them. We seek feedback and continually upgrade our knowledge and skills.

Innovation: We embrace creativity. We make it happen. 

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Commerce and Business Student Success

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