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Durham Greater Toronto Area

Business Administration (B.B.A.)

The future of entrepreneurship, innovation, and business leadership begins at Trent University. Whether you want to be a front-runner at some of the world’s most established corporations or a game changer with your own start-up business, you will learn the fundamentals of leadership and management to equip yourself with a deep understanding of how business works and the role it plays in our changing, more connected world. Beginning first by focusing on building a broad foundation of business knowledge, your studies will become more refined as you choose to specialize in Accounting, Human Resource Management, Marketing and Consumer Culture, or Information and E-Commerce as you progress through your upper years.

Specializations Available: Accounting; Human Resource Management; Marketing & Consumer Culture; Information Systems & E-Commerce

Resume Boosters


  • 100 hours of hands-on professional experience working with leading business sector companies and organizations through our popular for-credit internship course
  • Leave your mark at Trent through a fourth-year legacy project or undertake a community-based research projects with local businesses
  • Network with industry experts and organizations through opportunities including the Prosperity Business Tradeshow and Global Entrepreneurship Week
  • Compete in local and national business competitions, including Jeux du Commerce, Pitch It, Durham Ideas Den, Bears’ Lair Entrepreneurial Competition

Career Paths


Corporate, Small-Business and Not-for-Profit Leadership; Accountant; Marketing; Human Resources; Financial Analyst; Equity Analyst; Investment Banking; Asset Management; Business Consulting; Business Management; Indigenous Business Development; Public Relations; Entrepreneur; Arts Administration; Fundraising

Popular Courses


Management Skills; Entrepreneurship; Financial and Managerial Accounting; Leadership, Training and Development: A Cross-Cultural Approach; Branding; Advertising; Strategic Management

Admission Requirements


  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)
  • A minimum of six Grade 12 4U or 4M courses, including program specific prerequisites
  • A minimum 70% overall final average
  • ENG 4U with a minimum of 60%
  • MHF4U or MCV4U recommended