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Overview

Delivery Mode: ONLINE

  • This program will be delivered online during COVID-19.
  • Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.

The BCIT Business Administration diploma is ideal for students seeking choice and flexibility when it comes to starting or advancing their career. Complete your diploma at your own pace by attending evening or weekend classes at BCIT’s Burnaby or downtown Vancouver campuses, or studying as an online learner. Part-time courses are scheduled throughout the year for maximum flexibility.

Please note that a BCIT School of Business associate certificate (or equivalent) with a minimum 21.0 credits and 65% GPA is required for program entry.

Once you have earned your diploma, you can continue on and complete our BBA program in as little as one year (three terms).

Business Administration (Marketing Option)

Successful business people communicate well and understand how organizations work. They know how to assess business problems and develop workable and effective solutions. They understand how marketing, finance, and organizational behavior impact business strategy and success.

The BCIT Business Administration (Marketing) diploma will help you develop the knowledge and skills for a successful marketing career, whether you are just starting out or have been working for a while. You will build a strong foundation in business fundamentals and develop specialized knowledge and applied skills with your marketing option. With an industry project at the end of your diploma, you will graduate with the job-ready skills that BCIT is known for.

Entrance Requirements

Costs & Supplies

Courses

Please note: part-time programs and courses are open enrolment and although we make every effort to accommodate demand, course registration cannot be guaranteed in every semester. High demand courses fill quickly and may result in students unable to register for a course that semester. Courses may also be cancelled due to low enrolment.

Program Details

Graduating & Jobs

Job Opportunities

This program enables a graduate to launch a career or take on greater duties and responsibilities in a marketing-related position with either an existing organization or a new employer. Employment opportunities are found in manufacturing, wholesale distribution, retail, hospitality, marketing communications, tourism and service organizations.

Graduates of the Business Administration (Marketing) diploma program have a strong foundation in public relations, digital and traditional media, marketing research, and business analytics. This skill set will lead to a wide variety of marketing job opportunities.

Entry-Level positions:

  • Marketing Coordinator
  • Account Services Coordinator
  • Social Media Coordinator
  • Public Relations Coordinator
  • Media Buyer
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Special Events Coordinator

Mid-Level positions:

  • Marketing Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Brand Strategist
  • Merchandising Manager
  • Community Relations Manager
  • Public Relations and Events Manager

Contact Us

If you have questions about:

  • Applying to your program
  • Course selection and program planning
  • Applying for transfer credit and advanced placement
  • Laddering options
  • Job placement and graduate outcomes
  • Student life

Contact program_advising@bcit.ca with the BCIT program name in the subject line.

For all other inquiries, please contact:

Pierre Matthee
Program Head
Pierre_Matthee@bcit.ca

Kim Petkov
Program Assistant – Business Administration
604-432-8860 | Kim_Petkov@bcit.ca

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