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Pre-Business

Tuition fee CA$17,837 per year

The fee is for the 2023–2024 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,164), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates for two semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$400 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information

centennialcollege.ca/..l-time/pre-business 

Overview

Centennial College’s Pre-Business program will help you to discover your path in the business world. If you’re looking to enter a program within The Business School but may not currently meet the admission requirements, you can apply directly to this business certificate program or it may be offered to you as a recommended alternative.

During the two-semester Pre-Business program, you’ll work to build your fundamental business skills while exploring your career and educational options. As such, you’ll complete courses in:

  • Communications
  • Mathematics
  • Microsoft Office
  • Canadian and international business practices
  • Strategies for business success
  • Accounting fundamentals

A supportive learning environment in small classes, with additional advising opportunities to learn about potential pathways for future success, will ensure you’re prepared for further education.

Upon successful completion of the Pre-Business program, you’ll be eligible to transfer, with credits, to a diploma or advanced diploma program within The Business School. Among these programs are Accounting, Marketing, Business, Supply Chain and Operations and International Business. Additionally, you’ll be able to take your newly acquired skills to entry-level positions in the workplace.

Career opportunities

  • Transfer to a Business diploma program
  • Transfer to an advanced diploma Business program
  • Preparation for a Business certificate program
  • Customer service representative
  • Business assistant
  • Service supervisor
  • Entrepreneur
Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! May 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
May 6, 2024
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States