School of Business - Vernon

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Okanagan School of Business-Vernon Campus

Find Your Future - Learn Locally!

Why Take Business At Okanagan College Vernon?

  • 97% of our grads are employed within 6 months of graduation
  • Small class sizes- you’ll never be a number! The professors know every one of their students’ names!
  • Lower tuition than university
  • Free tutoring
  • Study Abroad Program - choose a semester abroad at one of 22 universities, polytechnics and colleges that Okanagan College has partnerships with in 16 different countries around the globe
  • Get a Co-op Job - Over 80% of OC students that had Co-op jobs were hired upon graduation
  • Applied programs which lead to life-long skills

What Kind of Jobs Does Business Lead To? 

  • General manager        
  • Media director
  • Sports agent
  • Event coordinator
  • PR Consultant
  • Catering director
  • Tourism marketing manager 
  • Accountant
  • Advertising directorDSC_0370
  • Investment analyst
  • Property development manager
  • Labour relations specialist  


.......and many more!

Six Areas of Study

You can choose to graduate with a general BBA or tailor your studies to one of the following six specialties:


At the Vernon Campus, students can complete a full degree in the Management, Accounting and Marketing specialties.

A new Business Administration degree with a Computer Information Systems concentration is now available. Click HERE

The first two years can be completed at the Vernon Campus!

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Click here for DEGREEDIPLOMA and CERTIFICATE options and admission requirements.

See HERE for Pathways to a Business Degree.

A Few of The Business That Hire OC Business Degree Grads

  • Kal Tire
  • Tolko Industries
  • KPMG
  • WestJet and Air Canada
  • Club Penguin
  • SunRype Products Ltd.
  • Bacardi Canada
  • Red Bull
  • RBC Financial Group
  • Lululemon Athletica
  • Interior Health
  • Big White Ski Resort
  • Starbucks Corp.
  • Loreal/Garnier Canada
  • Banff Park Lodge
  • Downtown Vernon Association

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Our experience is that Okanagan College graduates have the education, skills and professionalism that are the right match for our bank. 
David Knapp - Business Development Manager, CIBC (B.C. and Northern Territories)

What Students Say About Taking Business at Okanagan College


“The level of education I received at Okanagan College exceeded my expectations. I was amazed at the one-on-one mentorship I received from faculty and how they brought their real-world experiences into the classroom. While pursuing my BBA at Okanagan College, I was able to work on community projects with other students, compete against other schools across North America (and win too!)_, and be challenged every day in the classroom studying business. Having the ability to do these things has allowed me to succeed and be confident in the business world.”

Jenelle Brewer, BBA Managment & Marketing (2016)
Economic Development Coordinator
Okanagan Indian Band

“The experience and education received at Okanagan College has given me a leg up in the industry and the ability to excel in the workforce. The Business program is comprised of courses that are relevant and applicable to the workplace. The professors were not only experienced, but supportive in all aspects of my education. I developed both financial and leadership skills which I have transformed me into the financial leader I am today.”

Sareena Nickoli, BBA (2001)
Soul studio/City Furniture & Appliances

Ready to maximize your career opportunities?
Contact us today to find out how to get started with the Okanagan School of Business in Vernon.

Phone: 250-545-7291 ext.2200 to make an appointment with Kim Strilchuk, Vernon Education Adviser, or email our Business Advisers at