BCIT School of Business

ACCOUNTING, FINANCE, & INSURANCE

The BCIT Accounting, Finance, and Insurance department provides a variety of accounting and finance credentials that can be completed within two years. These full-time programs are transferable to financial and accounting designation programs.

ACCOUNTING FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
Accounting
Bachelor of Technology (BTech) Degree
The BCIT Accounting degree will provide you with an academic credential leading to professional accounting designations such as CA, CGA, CMA, or an MBA.
Accounting
Diploma
The BCIT Accounting diploma provides a solid foundation in accounting principles and prepares students for a career in the field of accounting and corporate tax management.
Finance
Diploma
The BCIT Finance diploma positions graduates to pursue an accounting designation and also lays the foundation for a career in a variety of industries, including financial services
Financial Planning
Diploma
The BCIT Financial Planning diploma provides students with the financial skills necessary to provide personal advice in taxation, investments, estate, and retirement planning.
General Insurance and Risk Management
Diploma
The BCIT General Insurance and Risk Management diploma gets students familiar with automobile, property, personal, and general liability insurance coverage issues.
ACCOUNTING PART-TIME PROGRAMS
Accounting
Bachelor or Technology (BTech) Degree
The BCIT Accounting degree will provide you with an academic credential leading to professional accounting designations such as CA, CGA, CMA, or an MBA.
Financial Management
Diploma
The Financial Management diploma will round out your knowledge with specialized business courses in fields such as business administration, marketing, and operations.
Financial Analyst *NEW*
Advanced Certificate
The Financial Analyst program is designed to prepare students for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Track) exam preparation program and Level 1 and 2 CFA exams.
Financial Management - Finance
Certificate
The certificate in Finance is designed to provide you with deep relevant knowledge and skills with immediate application in the field of finance.
Financial Management - Professional Accounting
Certificate
The certificate in Professional Accounting is designed to provide you with deep relevant knowledge and skills with immediate application in the field of accounting.
Computerized Accounting *NEW*
Associate Certificate
The Computerized Accounting program provides a solid foundation in accounting principles and software required for success in an accounting or bookkeeping position.
Financial Planning
Associate Certificate
The Financial Planning associate certificate meets Certified Financial Planner (CFP) academic requirements and is a Financial Planning Standards Council pre-approved program.

BROADCAST JOURNALISM, RADIO, & TELEVISION

BCIT Broadcast and Media Communications programs have started careers off on the right foot for over four decades. Many of the radio voices and television personalities in the Greater Vancouver area got their start at BCIT and many more work behind the scenes in radio, television & video production throughout BC, across Canada, and around the world.

BROADCAST FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
Broadcast and Online Journalism
Diploma
The BCIT Broadcast and Online Journalism program prepares students for a media career as a reporter, producer, and online journalist for radio, TV, and the web.
Radio Arts and Entertainment
Diploma
The BCIT Radio Arts and Entertainment program provides the necessary skills to work both in front of a microphone and behind the scenes at a radio station.
Television and Video Production
Diploma
The BCIT Television and Video Production program prepares students to create digital media content for a career in television, film, sports, live events, and video production.
BROADCAST PART-TIME PROGRAMS
Broadcast Journalism
Certificate
In the Broadcast Journalism program you'll learn to interview people, write for broadcast, and edit news articles. You'll write and report on news for print, online, and television audiences.
Radio
Certificate
This program will teach the ins and outs of working and operating a radio station and how to develop your voice for news announcing and play-by-play sports broadcasting.
Television
Certificate
The Television program is designed for those interested in working behind the scenes and plan video productions, use editing software, and camera shooting techniques.
The Backpack Video Journalist *NEW*
Statement of Completion
Take your strong writing skills and augment them with visual storytelling, so you can repurpose your content in multiple formats and learn to storyboard, shoot, and edit your stories.
Citizen Journalism *NEW*
Statement of Completion
News organizations and websites are increasingly sourcing news stories from citizens. Learn to tell compelling and visual news stories that stand out among media messages.
Advanced Citizen Journalism *NEW*
Statement of Completion
Building on the Citizen Journalism program, you will develop skills in advanced research, story development, professional interviewing, and distributing your stories.
Entertainment Media Performance *NEW*
Statement of Completion
Learn the essential skills needed to effectively write and perform an entertainment story in the media. Get your message out in style to break through the information clutter.
Advanced Entertainment Media Performance *NEW*
Statement of Completion
Take your vocal and personal performance skills to the next level, as you learn the casting process, the role of a talent agency, and securing representation.
Sports Media Performance *NEW*
Statement of Completion
This program will help you develop skills in telling any story with a sports perspective. Learn to conduct interviews with athletes and report on sport stories.
Advanced Sports Media Performance *NEW*
Statement of Completion
You will develop skills in investigative reporting to dig deeper into your sports related stories and you'll further develop your vocal and performance skills.
Essentials of Website Storytelling *NEW*
Statement of Completion
Take your website to the next level by making it more interactive, engaging, and multi-dimensional. Learn how to edit and manipulate photos and record and mix audio.
Advanced Website Storytelling *NEW*
Statement of Completion
Build your online presence by creating professionally produced stories using video. Learn how to set up camera, lighting, and audio equipment for a one-person video shoot.
Entrepreneurship and Social Media *NEW*
Statement of Completion
Find your voice in the digital space and learn to use digital and social media tools, how to create a social media campaign, and build an online community.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION & HR MANAGEMENT

The BCIT Business Administration department provides management and human resource training to help you meet your career goals. With a selection of one and two year diploma programs, a BBA degree, and a graduate certificate, you have a variety of choices to enhance and increase your business knowledge.

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
Business Administration *NEW*
Graduate Certificate
The BCIT Graduate Certificate in Business Administration is a pathway to start an MBA at BCIT and complete a master's degree at an international institution.
Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree
The BCIT Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree provides students the opportunity to enhance the business skills developed in a business diploma program.
Business Management
Diploma
The BCIT Business Management diploma program prepares students to make strategic business decisions and manage the direction and operation of a company.
Business Management (Advanced Placement)
Diploma
This nine-month, advanced placement program is designed for students with a college or university degree (any major) or a diploma in health or engineering.
Human Resource Management
Diploma
The BCIT Human Resource Management diploma program is perfect for individuals that want to improve a corporate culture and increase employee productivity.
Human Resource Management (Advanced Placement)
Diploma
This nine-month full-time program is designed for individuals that have completed a degree or diploma and are interested in a human resource management career.
Sustainable Business Leadership
Advanced Certificate
The BCIT Sustainable Business Leadership program is a 27 week full-time evening program that develops the skills necessary to become a sustainable business leader.
Business Management Studies
Associate Certificate
The BCIT Business Management Studies program provides an academic path for students whose first language is not English to enter a full-time diploma program at BCIT.
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PART-TIME PROGRAMS
Business Administration
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) Degree
The BBA degree provides the flexibility to complete your degree on a part-time basis. Get the skills and knowledge needed to become a highly trained manager.
Business Management (Advanced Placement)
Diploma
The Business Management advanced placement program is designed for students with a college or university degree or a diploma in health or engineering.
Human Resource Management
Diploma
This general human resource program will teach how to interpret labour laws, create recruitment and retention plans, and increase workplace efficiency.
Advanced Business Management
Certificate
The Advanced Business Management program will provide students with the necessary knowledge, skills, and confidence to enhance their career in business management.
Advanced Human Resource Management
Certificate
This certificate provides you with specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities to maximize the return on investment from an organizations' human capital.
Global Business Studies *NEW*
Certificate
The Global Business Studies program allows you to travel and study abroad for a term at international universities and institutions and also receive a certificate here in Canada.
Business Management
Certificate
The Business Management program can be completed part-time or online and offers an integrated overview of the key skills for management success in the workplace.
Human Resource Management *AVAILABLE ONLINE*
Certificate
The Human Resource Management program provides specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities relating to organizational processes to enhance the workplace.
Business Essentials *AVAILABLE ONLINE*
Associate Certificate
The Business Essential program can be completed online and provides the essential skills and knowledge required for an entry-level position in most industries.
E-Commerce *AVAILABLE ONLINE*
Associate Certificate
The E-Commerce program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and insight to formulate strategy, develop, and manage the use of e-commerce technologies.
Leadership *AVAILABLE ONLINE*
Associate Certificate
The Leadership program can be completed online where you'll learn leadership skills to foster high performing teams, manage organization change, and improve performance.
Human Resource Management *NEW*
Statement of Completion
This program is a great starting point for a transition into a career in human resources and learn the fundamental human resource skills required to be successful in this field.
Leadership *NEW*
Statement of Completion
The Leadership statement of completion will provide a BCIT credential and enhance your leadership skills, which are fundamental to becoming a successful business leader.
Small Business Management
Statement of Completion
The Small Business Management statement of completion provides the essential tools to start a small business or to more effectively manage one.

DIGITAL ARTS, GRAPHIC DESIGN, & WEB DESIGN

The BCIT Digital Arts department offers specialized training in computer animation, graphic design, and web design, giving students a dramatic head start in exciting, dynamic, and successful careers. Using the latest technology and up-to-date hardware and software, Digital Arts students are provided with the tools necessary to obtain employment in the industries requiring skills in multimedia design and production.

DIGITAL ARTS FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
Digital Design and Development *NEW*
Diploma
The BCIT Digital Design and Development (D3) diploma students will design and develop interactive social and online applications across various digital media platforms.
Graphic Communications Technology
Diploma
The BCIT Graphic Communications Technology (GTEC) program provides students with the knowledge and skills to succeed in the business of digital imaging.
New Media Design and Web Development
Certificate
The BCIT New Media Design and Web Development program is an intense one year program for students interested in a career in new media and web development.
Communication Design Essentials
Certificate
The BCIT Communication Design Essentials program is completed in one year where creative students will develop their skills to become well rounded graphic design professionals.
Digital Animation
Certificate
The BCIT Digital Animation program prepares students to work in the film, television, and gaming industries and provides creative and technical skills for this demanding field.
Graphic Design
Associate Certificate
The Graphic Design program will study the fundamentals of graphic design, integrate robust text composition techniques, optimize images, and create a professional portfolio.
Mobile App Tools
Associate Certificate
The Mobile App Tools program prepares students to design, create, and deploy a significant cross-platform mobile app presence for a variety of organizations and businesses.
DIGITAL ARTS PART-TIME PROGRAMS
Media Techniques and Marketing Communications
Certificate
The Media Techniques and Marketing Communications program is designed to combine the strategic approach of marketing with the techniques of multimedia technology.
Media Techniques for Business
Certificate
The Media Techniques for Business program integrates media courses with those from other disciplines and a wide range of electives from which to choose from.
Web Technologies
Certificate

The Web Technologies program is an online program to help you maintain a website, establish a web design company, or gain employment in a web design firm.
Graphic Design
Associate Certificate
The Graphic Design program will study the fundamentals of graphic design, integrate robust text composition techniques, optimize images, and create a professional portfolio.
Mobile App Tools
Associate Certificate
The Mobile App Tools program prepares students to design, create, and deploy a significant cross-platform mobile app presence for a variety of organizations and businesses.
Web Technologies
Associate Certificate

The Web Technologies program is an online program focusing on both design and technology, helping you to create an aesthetic experience for the website user.

MARKETING MANAGEMENT

The BCIT Marketing Management department is one of the largest faculties of marketing in Canada, and certainly the most specialized. BCIT Marketing Management program offers five diversified specialty options and has earned a reputation across Canada for its innovative, applied, and relevant curriculum.

MARKETING MANAGEMENT FULL-TIME DIPLOMA PROGRAMS
Entrepreneurship
Diploma
The BCIT Entrepreneurship diploma program provides the skills and knowledge necessary to start your own business or build a career in a growing company.
Marketing Communications
Diploma
The BCIT Marketing Communications program prepares students to start a career in advertising at one of Canada's premier marketing and advertising programs.
Professional Real Estate
Diploma
The BCIT Professional Real Estate program prepares students for a career in commercial or residential real estate as an entrepreneur or part of a corporate team.
Professional Sales
Diploma
The BCIT Professional Sales program prepares students with the required sales skills to generate sales leads, build business relationships, and close deals.
Tourism Management
Diploma
The BCIT Tourism Management program prepares students to promote major tourist attractions and local community events to national and international audiences.
MARKETING MANAGEMENT PART-TIME PROGRAMS
Marketing Management
Diploma
The Marketing Management Diploma program provides general marketing skills. The program requires completing a Business Consulting Project and an industry practicum.
Advanced Marketing Management
Certificate
The Advanced Marketing Management program expands your marketing skills and is the next step to earning your BCIT Diploma in Marketing Management.
Marketing Communications
Certificate
The Marketing Communications program provides specialized training in developing promotional strategies, advertising campaigns, and corporate communications.
Marketing Management
Certificate
The Marketing Management program offers an assortment of courses designed to provide you with an understanding of all the elements of marketing management.
Professional Sales
Certificate
The Professional Sales program focuses on analyzing buyer needs, planning detailed and effective presentations, and developing professional oral and writing skills.
Tourism Management
Certificate
The Tourism Management program appeals to those already working in the tourism industry that want to increase their skills and those wanting to enter this growing industry.
Entrepreneurship
Associate Certificate
The Entrepreneurship program benefits those who want to start their own business and those who want to stand out in their career as self-starting, entrepreneurial workers.
Event Marketing
Associate Certificate
The Event Marketing program explores the many facets of event planning and event management. Choose from a variety of marketing electives to meet your needs.
Fundraising Management
Associate Certificate
The Fundraising Management program teaches the skills to succeed in an increasingly competitive fundraising environment, which is one of the fastest growing sectors.
Marketing Communications
Associate Certificate
The Marketing Communications program establishes skills and knowledge in digital marketing, public relations, media relations, and promotional strategies.
Nonprofit Management
Associate Certificate
The Nonprofit Management program is a program designed for executives and aspiring leaders to improve efficiency and performance in nonprofit organizations.
Public Relations
Associate Certificate
The Public Relations program focuses on the areas of public affairs, media relations, investor relations, corporate counseling, opinion research, and crisis communications.
Retail Marketing Management
Associate Certificate
The Retail Marketing Management program provides the skills to start a career in retail and can help to transition into a senior retail staff position or job in a retail head office.
Sales Skills
Associate Certificate
The Sales Skills program focuses on both the basics of selling and advanced personal selling skills, which are essential for success in today's competitive environment.
Tourism Management
Associate Certificate
The Tourism Management program provides a foundation in tourism marketing with a focus on resorts and hotels, travel and tour management, and conventions and meetings.
Branding *NEW*
Statement of Completion
The Branding Statement of Completion teaches how consistency, logos, collateral, and customer experience all contribute to your company's brand and its bottom line.
Business Analytics *NEW*
Statement of Completion
The Business Analytics Statement of Completion provides you with the ability to interpret a vast amount of data to make informed business decisions.
Social Entrepreneurship *NEW*
Statement of Completion
The Social Entrepreneurship Statement of Completion provides you with the fundamental skills needed to drive social change and social innovation in business.
Social Media and Online Marketing
Statement of Completion
The Social Media and Online Marketing Statement of Completion teaches how to plan, execute, monitor, and control web marketing and social media campaigns.

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT & PROJECT MANAGEMENT

The BCIT Operations Management department explores how business enterprises supply, produce, and distribute goods and services. Every industry that manufactures goods or provides a service requires an individual whose primary role is to organize how goods and services are produced and distributed.

OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT FULL-TIME PROGRAMS
Business Information Technology Management
Diploma
The BCIT Business Information Technology Management program combines technical computer skills with practical business knowledge to solve unique business issues.
Business Operations Management
Diploma
The BCIT Business Operations Management program explores how to make productivity and process improvements in a cost effective manner throughout an organization.
International Business Management
Diploma
The BCIT International Business Management program provides the skills necessary to import, export, transport goods, and market a business internationally.
International Business - Global Supply Chain
Diploma
The BCIT International Business Management - Global Supply Chain program focuses on developing business strategies to effectively manage international supply chains.
OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT PART-TIME PROGRAMS
Facilities Management
Certificate
This program provides a foundation in business, engineering, and health sciences and was developed in conjunction with the International Facilities Management Association.
Industrial Engineering
Certificate
This program provides the necessary skills and knowledge to be proficient in product cost estimating, production planning and control, and project administration.
International Trade and Transportation Logistics
Certificate
This program enables you to conduct international business by analyzing markets, creating effective entry strategies, and planning transportation and logistics routes.
Management Engineering
Certificate
This program is designed for individuals that want  to work in service industries in both the public and private sectors. Gain the managerial competencies needed to succeed.
Materials Management
Certificate
Get the required skills in purchasing, accounting, production supervision, traffic and warehousing to succeed in a career in materials management. 
Quality Management
Certificate
Learn to implement cost effective quality management systems within organizations while taking into account technical, legal, and human aspects.
Lean Six Sigma Principles *NEW*
Associate Certificate
The BCIT Lean Six Sigma program teaches managerial concepts combined with the problem-solving techniques of Lean and Six Sigma to improve operational effectiveness.
Project Management *NEW*
Associate Certificate
The BCIT Project Management program teaches concepts from the Project Management Institute Body of Knowledge and prepares you for a career in project management.
International Trade Training (Fittskills)
Industry Certificate
In partnership with the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT), this program will increase skills and knowledge in key international trade topics.
Project Management Workshops
Workshops & Exam Preparation Courses
Project management courses and exam preparation courses for the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) certifications.