As a graduate of the Business certificate program, you will have a wide array of career options including, but not limited to, work in the banking, accounting, human resources, insurance, investment or real estate sectors. You also may run your own business or pursue additional training for a career in management.
Semester 1 - September to December & Semester 2 - January to April
Approximate tuition does not include mandatory fees.
*The Business Certificate program at the Swift Current and Warman Campuses are now accepting international students. Visit greatplainscollege.ca/international for more information.
Transfer Directly into a Business Diploma or Degree Program with this Certificate
Please speak with a student adviser for diploma and degree program entrance requirements.
- Grade 12
- English language requirement
- Computer experience using Windows applications is recommended
Please note that if you do not meet these entrance requirements, special admissions options may be available.
This program is taught by a variety of skilled instructors who have experience in their designated fields.
What You Will Learn
Make it your business. Bring your business ideas to life with the toolset needed to be an entrepreneur and start your own business. If your goal is to pursue a professional career or continue your education, this program transfers directly to a diploma at Saskatchewan Polytechnic. You can also apply credits toward a university degree.
This program is for you if you are considering a career in:
- Financial services
- Human resources
As a business graduate, you have a wide array of career options including, but not limited to, work in the banking, accounting, human resources, insurance, investment or real estate sectors. You also may run your own business or pursue additional training for a career in management.
In 2016, the average annual salary for full-time accounting and related clerks in Saskatchewan was $47,800. Financial auditors and accountants average full-time salary was $72,800, according to the Saskatchewan Ministry of the Economy. The average annual salary range for full-time human resources and recruitment officers and professionals in Saskatchewan was $54,300 - $69,300. And, the average annual salary range for data entry, personnel and general office clerks and administrative and executive assistants in Saskatchewan was $46,400 - $68,900.
Employees may earn more or less depending on their employer, location, size of company, training, experience and hours worked.
Apply as a full-time student before April 30, you may be eligible for a $500 – $5,000 Entrance Scholarship. Apply before June 30 if you are in Grade 11 and have a 70% average, you are eligible for a $1,000 Early Entrance Award.