Bachelor of Business Administration:Transfer Students

Note: Click here for application criteria that apply to all applicants to the bachelor of business administration (BBA) program.

Students who have completed courses at another university or post-secondary institution may apply for admission to the bachelor of business administration (BBA) program using the following steps:

Step 1: Apply to Memorial University

Transfer students must submit an application to Memorial University by following the application instructions at

To apply directly to the Faculty of Business Administration, indicate your preference for admission to bachelor of business administration program.

Students are encouraged to submit their applications early as it typically takes four to eight weeks from the time an application is completed (including the receipt of all transcripts and course outlines) to receive the results of the application. For more information about the process, please review Information for Transfer Students.

Step 2: Have Your Transfer Credits Evaluated

Submit official transcripts from post-secondary institutions (for example, College of the North Atlantic or any other post-secondary institution that you have attended) to the Office of the Registrar via mail:

Office of the Registrar
Memorial University of Newfoundland
P.O. Box 4200
230 Elizabeth Avenue
St. John's, NL
Canada A1C 5S7

Step 3: Understand How Your Courses Fit into the Program Structure

Upon receiving your transfer credit information, you should compare your credits with the list of required courses for the bachelor of business administration. You should ensure that the following prerequisite courses are completed early in your degree:

Pre-Business Courses (Term A/B)
Term A (Fall) Term B (Winter)
 Business 1000  Math 1000* or Elective
 Math 1090* or Math 1000  Economics 2020
 Economics 2010  English 1110
 English 1080  Non-Business Elective
 Non-Business Elective  Non-Business Elective

* Depending on your level of preparation in math, you may be required to complete Math 1090 and/or foundation-level courses in math as pre-requisites for Math 1000. If Math 1090 is required, it may count as three credit hours (one course) in non-business electives.

It may be helpful to use the sample program structure to plan your remaining courses. Program regulations can be found in the University Calendar.

If you have any questions about this process, please email