Okanagan School of Business

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The Okanagan School of Business provides a career-oriented and innovative approach to education so that learners of various ages, experience levels, and cultures succeed. Our unique business programs have a strong focus on integrating theory and subject-matter knowledge with practical applications through business competitions, community-based course projects and work experiences.

Our Bachelor of Business Administration Degrees and Business Administration Diplomas are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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What to do if you are sick

OC strongly encourages everyone to refer to the BC Centre for Disease Control’s website for details on self-isolation, self-monitoring and testing. Find out more by clicking on the links below.

OC alumni honoured for community impact

Bree Cawley graduated from the Bachelor of Business Administration program in 1999 since then has made her mark in communications, marketing and non-profit leadership for a host of organizations.

Prof leads the way in developing new open educational resources

In a challenging time when nearly every post-secondary institution has made the move from in-person to online classes, an Okanagan College Business professor is working to develop and put free online textbooks in the hands of students.

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Bachelor of Business Administration

This four-year degree program is centralized on Canadian and International Business application.

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Business Administration Diplomas

This two-year diploma program provides a foundation in general business knowledge.

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Business Certificates

This one to two year program is a great introduction that can be laddered into the diploma or degree at a later time.

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Office Administration Certificates

Choose from entry-level to specialty programs with timelines ranging from five months to a year.

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Post-Baccalaureates

The Okanagan School of Business offers four Post-Baccalaureate Diplomas.

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Commercial Aviation

The Okanagan School of Business has partnered with Southern Interior Flight Center and Okanagan Mountain Helicopters to offer a two-year Commercial Aviation Diploma - Aeroplane and a one-year Commercial Helicopters Pilot Certificate.

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Study Abroad

Okanagan College students are eligible to participate in Study Abroad semesters. Okanagan School of Business has negotiated Study Abroad agreements with many partner institutions around the world which mean you can spend one or two semesters at an international partner school, and as long as your courses are pre-approved by Okanagan College; all credits earned during your semester(s) away will apply towards your Okanagan College Bachelor of Business Administration Degree.

Student Teams and Clubs

Enactus

Enactus is a non-profit students-run organization that develops and implements projects in our communities that improve the quality of life and standard of living across the region.

Learn more about Enactus

Accounting Club

The Okanagan College Accounting Club (OCAC) is a student run not-for-profit organization that aims to enhance students' campus life and connect them with local accounting professionals.

Learn more about the OCAC

Okanagan Business Students' Association

The OBSA provides a means for students to gather the kind of real world business experience and involvement that distinguishes them when they graduate or for further studies.

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Human Resources Management Club

The HRM Club is a student run organization that aims to connect students with real life HR experiences and professionals through fun learning experiences. 

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