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Complete a Nipissing Business Degree at Progress Campus

Complete a Nipissing Business Degree at Progress Campus


Complete your Bachelor of Commerce (3-year) or Bachelor of Commerce (4-year) degrees without relocating!

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 Commerce (BComm) degree from Nipissing University without having to relocate. The BComm (3-year) degree can be earned in only 12 months. Another five courses (i.e. one more semester full-time) will earn you the BComm (4-year) degree.

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Information Sessions:

Study for a business degree with Nipissing University without relocating. 

Bachelor of Commerce (3-year) or Bachelor of Commerce (4-year) degree

Nipissing University will be hosting online information sessions for these programs. You can see dates and register through Nipissing’s web site at: Nipissing online information sessions.

You're invited to attend the presentation by the Distance Program Manager and will have the opportunity to ask questions.

For more contact information, please scroll to the bottom of this page.

Key Benefits of this program:

  • Some 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 BComm (4-year) degree in 16 months (by completing 20 courses)
  • Small class sizes.
  • Satisfies degree requirement for the CPA and CHRP designations.
  • Full-time and part-time options available.
  • The blended online learning model offers a flexible schedule that allows students to work while studying.

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)
  • Business Administration – Finance (2493)

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

Please note: all students will enter the 4-year Bachelor of Commerce degree and can choose to graduate in 12 months with the 3-year Bachelor of Commerce degree.

Delivery Format

Courses in this program will be delivered in a combination of delivery methods. There will be standard three-hour lectures delivered at Centennial College Progress campus. Blended delivery, which combines online professor with in-class facilitator at the Progress Campus. Blended 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 online. Classes will be delivered through live-streamed online (synchronous online) delivery, which will allow you to experience your online lecture live and speak with your professor during the online lecture. You will take some online electives that provide you with the flexibility and freedom to choose your specific areas of interest. The online material is developed by leading university faculty and gives you the flexibility to study in a way that suits your schedule.

Additional Information for Accounting Graduates

Visit Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario for more information.

How to Apply 

Further Information

If you have any questions, please contact:

Lynn Sveinbjornson, Program Manager, College Partnership Program and Distance Programs, Nipissing University, or 
Centennial College contact