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    Algoma University - [AlgomaU], Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario - Programs And Fees

    Sault Ste. Marie, OntarioLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1965established year
    1150enrollment
    8.0/10

    Certificate (Business)

    1 year
    full time
    English
    on-campus

    Field of Study 

    $15,152 

    1st Year
    Fees

    International Student Tution


    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • University undergraduate degree with a minimum of 70% or (B) overall average.
    • A minimum grade of 60% is required introductory courses and a 60% overall average in all courses required for the certificate.
    • Proof of English proficiency may be required for international applicants, whose first language is not English.
    • Students must be qualified in IELTS or TOEFL to get admission in this program.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    • The student has graduated from senior secondary school or equivalent (those applying for a postgraduate program must have graduated from a university or college).
    • Students completed a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a grade point average of 3.00 or 60% in the final years of the program.

    Program Description

    • The Algoma University offers a Certificate in Business with a duration of 1 year.
    • This course is offered on a full-time and part-time basis also.
    • This program is provided both on-campus and off-campus.
    • This program designed for students whose main interest is in acquiring basic knowledge and skills in business to enter or re-enter the workforce quickly.
    • It is suitable for students who already hold another degree but desire some business skills to complement their work experience and previous education.
    • All courses taken as part of the certificate in Business may be applied toward a Bachelor of Business Administration degree should the student meet the entrance requirements of that degree.
    • Students enjoy small class sizes and a student-faculty ratio is 14:1.
    • In this university, faculty members are well-experienced and provide students with ample knowledge.
    • Students get opportunities for industrial visits and work as interns under professionals.
    • Algoma University is in 74th position by UniRank out of selective 99 universities in Canada.
    • It comprises of two satellite campuses, in Timmins and Brampton offering degrees in social work and community development, and BBA correspondingly.
    • The average annual salary of University graduates is 48,159 USD.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type OfferedCertificate
    Duration1 year
    Fees15728 for 1 year
    Delivery Typefull time
    Language ProficiencyTOEFL,IELTS,PTE
    Program URLhttps://www.algomau.ca/academics/certificates/

    Required Document List

    Required Documents are:

    • Transcript: Students must submit the official marks statements or transcripts that are provided by the college.
    • Certificates: Certificates like High School or University/College Certificates are to be submitted of education qualification.
    • Resume/CV: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and volunteer experience.
    • Test Results: Provide proof of English proficiency, if English is not the first language in student country, as proof of IELTS/TOEFL result scores is to be submitted.

    Application Deadline

    Applications are accepted throughout the year


    Scores Required

    79 / 120

    Avg. Score in

    TOEFL

    6 / 9

    Avg. Score in

    IELTS

    60 / 90

    Avg. Score in

    PTE


    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1
    Tuition Fees$15152
    Health Insurance$576
    Total Fees$15728

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Algoma Dormitory$4357
    Meal Plan (Regular)$2452

    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    Name AmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    BrokerFish International student scholarship$1000YesDec 21, 2020
    Forktip Women’s- Innovation ScholarshipVariableYesAug 30, 2020

    VISA & Work Study

    VISA

    • International Students will need to apply for a valid Student VISA before entering Canada.
    • A student visa is an immigration document that allows students to live and study in Canada.
    • The student must have a student visa to enroll in any degree, program, or course that takes more than 6 months to complete.
    • Whether students also need an Entry Visa depends on their country of citizenship.
    • The Temporary Resident Visa (Entry Visa) is a stamp placed on their passport that allows them to enter Canada.
    • In most cases, students Entry Visa will have the same expiry date as their Student VISA.
    • A student VISA is usually valid for the length of the student’s study program, plus an extra 90 days. 
    • The students need these documents to apply for a study permit:
      • Proof of acceptance i.e The offer letter that the student received from the university.
      • Proof of identity 
      • Proof of financial support i.e Documents showing the financial status.

    Work Study

    • Students can work up to 15 hours per week, and a variety of jobs are posted each year on or near campus. 
    • Students can only work in one position at a time.
    • The application process runs for one month however early applications are encouraged as jobs fill fast.

    International students working off-campus:

    • International students must meet the following criteria to be eligible for a work permit under the Off-Campus Work Permit:
      • Students must have a valid study permit.
      • Students must have studied full-time at Algoma University for at least six months of the last 12 months before apply.
      • Students must maintain satisfactory academic standing (as defined by Algoma University), and
      • Must be enrolled in an academic program of study (not including SPELL).
    • Students who hold a valid OCWP are permitted to work off-campus for a maximum of 20 hours a week during study periods and 40 hours a week during non-study periods.

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