Program OverviewPrinter Friendly
After just two years in the Centennial College Business – International Business program, you will be prepared for the global workplace.
This international business program provides general foundational knowledge, as well as specialized international business training. The first two semesters of the program cover key concepts needed to build a successful business career. The final two semesters feature specific international business courses, ensuring that you meet industry demands.
These intensive business courses cover topics such as processing customs compliance documents, assisting in the transportation of goods to and from locations throughout the world and taking on a support role in the marketing and sale of Canadian goods in the global marketplace.
Program OutlinePrinter Friendly
|Course Code||Course Title|
|COMM-170/171||College Communication 2|
|COMP-126||Applied Business Software 2|
|GNED-500||Global Citizenship: From Social Analysis to Social Action|
|INTL-220||International Business Concepts|
|MATH-119||Mathematics of Finance 1-E|
|OMGT-129||Introduction to Supply Chain and Business Operations|
|Course Code||Course Title|
|ACCT-123||Financial Accounting Concepts|
|ECON-302||Economics for Business & Management|
|GNED||General Education Elective|
|INTL-221||Customs Services and Compliance|
|INTL-224||International Business Communications and Seminars|
|INTL-234||Corporate Social Responsibility in International Business|
Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners
Career Options, Academic Pathways and PartnersPrinter Friendly
- The International Business program is tailored so you can leverage your potential in the global business world.
- This offering enables you to emerge as an innovative problem solver and decision maker, with strong analytical and problem solving skills, and the ability to plan and prioritize while working successfully in a team.
- Courses employ a combination of theory and hands-on learning to ensure that once you successfully complete the program, you are ready for the global workforce.
Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio
You will develop a portfolio documenting your engagement with the College's signature global citizenship and equity competencies. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio, opportunities for international travel and the available supports, please visit www.centennialcollege.ca/citizenshipandequity.
Start in a diploma program, end with a degree! Successful graduates of this International Business program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering universities that are available for this program.
Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, details of which are searchable here.
|Algoma University||Honours Bachelor of Arts, multiple majors|
|Honours Bachelor of Business Administration|
|Athabasca University||Bachelor of Commerce|
|Bachelor of Management|
|Bachelor of Human Resources & Labour Relations|
|Bachelor of Professional Arts - Communication Studies|
|Royal Roads University||Bachelor of Commerce - Entrepreneurial Management|
|Bachelor of Business Administration in Sustainability and International Business|
Once you graduate, you will have the option to seamlessly transfer into the School of Business' three-year International Business program. During just one additional year, you will undertake more international business courses, have the option to work towards a university degree and pursue professional designations (CITP), and gain work experience before graduation.
Qualified graduates may also be eligible to participate in articulated programs with select universities, institutes and professional associations. These partnerships allow them to apply credits earned at Centennial College towards further study.
The Business – International Business program's educational partners are:
- Algoma University
- Athabasca University
- University of New Brunswick
- University of Ontario Institute of Technology
- University of Windsor
Please note: The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body — not by Centennial College. In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognitions, students and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.
- Customs compliance analyst
- Import/export documentation specialist
- Global logistics assistant
- Inside sales representative
- Logistics/transportation manager
- Import/export entrepreneur
- Marketing or product broker
- Corporate social responsibility manager
- Foreign investment analyst
- International development officer
- Commercial banking officer
- Customs broker
Admission RequirementsPrinter Friendly
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
- English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
- Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Centennial College Math Skills Assessment for Admission
- Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.
How to Apply
How to ApplyPrinter Friendly
1. Apply Online
Are you an International Student? Apply directly to Centennial College here.
If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.
If you have previously attended a full time program at Centennial College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.
All other applicants must apply online at Ontariocolleges.ca. A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to Ontariocolleges.ca Application Fees.
2. Submit Documents
Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Centennial College via Ontariocolleges.ca.
Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.
Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).
For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.
3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission
Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at Ontariocolleges.ca and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.
You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.
You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.
When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Centennial College you are given access to your personal myCentennial account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.
4. Pay Fees
Centennial fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myCentennial email account. Fees statements are not mailed.
You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.
5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)
Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at my.centennialcollege.ca.
Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April
Your web-registration will not open if:
You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.
Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through myCentennial.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition and FeesPrinter Friendly
Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.
|Student||Tuition (2 Semesters)||Incidental Fees||Total|