Business Administration

Are you passionate about business and entrepreneurship? Majoring in Business Administration at York will expose you to the fundamentals of the corporate and private world and the principles and organizational requirements of running a business. Offered through York’s Schulich School of Business, you can follow both the business administration (BBA) or international business administration (IBBA) degree options during your four year program. You will be able to focus your studies on one of nine different areas of business specialization. More than just a degree from one of the world’s best business programs, a degree in business administration will teach you crucial professional skills and create countless career paths.

Career Options in Business Administration

Below is a sample list of some future choices to explore following studies in Business Administration. This list is not exhaustive but it provides a solid idea of what fellow graduates have gone on to do and what potential careers Business Administration degree can offer. Some options are more directly associated with specific areas of Business Administration than others.

  • Author
  • Actuary
  • Auditor
  • Administrative Associate
  • Accountant
  • Banker
  • Business Editor
  • Blogger
  • Brand Strategist
  • Broker
  • Business Ethics Advocate
  • Charity Coordinator
  • Community Developer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Corporate Financier
  • Economist
  • Entrepreneur
  • Event Coordinator
  • Executive Assistant
  • Fundraising Planner
  • Financial Advisor
  • Financial Analyst
  • Industrial Relations Consultant
  • Journalist/Business Writer
  • Lawyer
  • Legal Assistant
  • Lobbyist
  • Marketing Director
  • Market Researcher/Analyst
  • Media Correspondent
  • Non-Profit Organization Director
  • Politician
  • Public Relations Representative
  • Recruiter
  • Retail Strategist
  • Risk Analyst
  • Social Program Director
  • Trader
  • Underwriter

Some of these career choices may require additional education or preparation in the form of graduate studies, experiential education or professional formative courses and exams. For a more in-depth description of some of the careers mentioned above visit Career Cruising (login information can be found on the home page of the Career Centre's online system) or the National Occupational Classification website.