Why Business?

Studying for a business degree allows students to develop a broad understanding of the fundamental business concepts and provides you with subject-specific knowledge in all functional areas such as:

  • Accounting – Develop skills in financial reporting and budgeting and earn exemptions towards the Chartered Professional Accounting (CPA) designation.
  • Entrepreneurship – Explore the entrepreneurship phenomenon while fostering the development of an entrepreneurial mindset and the skills and knowledge necessary for participating in the entrepreneurial process.
  • Finance – Study financial management, financial analysis techniques, working capital management and long-term and short-term financing.
  • Human resources – Understand the principal human resource processes such as staffing, development, employment relations and compensation.
  • Information systems – Introduces the types of information systems, managing information systems resources, information systems planning and ethics, security and privacy issues in information management.
  • Marketing – Learn about consumer behaviour, marketing research, product management, pricing, marketing communications, channels of distribution and digital media.
  • Operations management – Examine productivity, forecasting, capacity planning, material requirements planning, waiting lines analysis, project management, inventory management, quality control and supply chain management.

Both our undergraduate and graduate students excel in case competitions and are widely recognized as being some of the best teams in the world. Our programs are internationally accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the highest distinction a business school can receive. Our commerce degree is also certified by Co-operative Education and Work-Integrated Learning (CEWIL). We also have more than 40 partner institutions for international exchanges.

Undergraduate programs:

Careers in Business
Most jobs in Canada require a post-secondary education. Choosing an undergraduate business degree program gives students the start they need to build successful careers. The learning opportunities offered take students outside the classroom, beyond the borders of Newfoundland and Labrador, and into a global community of business leaders.

Graduates of the Faculty of Business Administration occupy positions of leadership in the private and public sectors provincially, nationally and internationally. Our alumni hold senior management positions and build successful careers in diverse fields such as:

  • Accounting
  • Arts and events management
  • Banking and investment
  • Finance
  • Oil and gas
  • Small business ownership
  • Project management
  • Telecommunications


Faculty of Business Administration

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000