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Complete a Nipissing Business Degree at Progress Campus

Complete a Nipissing Business Degree at Progress Campus


Complete your BComm or BBA degree at Progress Campus

Centennial College formed a partnership with Nipissing University to offer an innovative business degree completion program. After graduating from a three-year Business Administration diploma program at Centennial, you can earn a 90-credit Bachelor of Commerce (BComm) degree or a 120-credit Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Nipissing University while still at Progress Campus. The BComm degree can be earned in only 12 months.  Another five courses (i.e. one more semester full-time) will earn you the BBA.

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Key Benefits of this program:

  • Classes and tutorials are held at Centennial’s Progress Campus.
  • Opportunity to earn a 90-credit BComm (3-year) degree in one year (by completing 15 courses over a 12-month period).
  • Opportunity to earn a 120-credit BBA (4 year) degree in 16 months (by completing 20 courses)
  • Small class sizes.
  • Satisfies degree requirement for CPA and CHRP.
  • Full-time and part-time options available.
  • Blended online learning model offers a flexible schedule which allows students to work while studying.

Nipissing University, with its main campus in North Bay, is an undergraduate university with a reputation for excellence in teacher education, arts, science and professional programs. 

Programs qualifying for this degree completion opportunity include:

  • Business Administration – Leadership and Management (2406)
  • Business Administration - Accounting (2405)
  • Business Administration - Marketing (2403)
  • Business Administration - Human Resources (2709)
  • Business Administration – International Business (2409)
  • Business Administration – Operations Management (2507)
  • Business Administration – Entrepreneurship (2508)

Graduates of these programs need a minimum overall of 72 per cent or an equivalent grade point average (GPA) of 3.2 to be considered for admission into the BComm or BBA degree completion program from Nipissing University. 

Delivery Format

Most advanced accounting courses in this program are standard three-hour lectures. However, many courses will also make use of a unique "blended delivery" approach, which combines online learning with in-class tutorial sessions at the Progress Campus. There will also be some online and synchronous online electives that provide you with the flexibility and freedom to choose your specific areas of interest. The online material is developed and delivered by leading university faculty and gives you the flexibility to study in a way that suits your schedule. Tutorial sessions are led by academic or industry professionals. They help you understand the material in a classroom setting where you can ask questions and discuss what you learn.

Additional Information for Accounting Graduates

Visit Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario for more information.

How to Apply 

  • For full-time study, visit the Ontario Universities' Application Centre (OUAC) website and complete the 105 application. Select the Bachelor of Commerce, College Partnership Program, Centennial College or Bachelor of Business Administration, College Partnership Program, Centennial College option.
  • For part-time study (i.e. 1-2 courses per semester), please complete the 'Part Time Studies Application' on the Nipissing University website.
  • If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact the Nipissing Admissions office at admissions@nipissingu.ca

Further Information

If you have any questions, contact:

Lynn Sveinbjornson
Program Manager
College Partnership Program and Online Programs
Nipissing University
Phone: 519-476-5966

Sharon Estok
Senior Manager of Academic Partnerships and Pathways
Office of Academic Partnerships and Pathways (OAPP)
Centennial College
Phone: 416-289-5000, ext. 3381

Shakira Ahmad
Pathways Support Officer (Interim)
Office of Academic Partnership and Pathways (OAPP)
Centennial College
Phone: 416-289-5000, ext. 2215