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Business Administration - Software and Information Management Concentration

Business Administration - Software and Information Management Concentration

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Start Date:
Typical Length:
2 Years
$3,515 (Domestic) • $11,350 (International)
Tuition is valid for the 2020-21 academic year. Program costs and fees (textbooks, supplies, etc.) are additional.
+Locations & Availability

September 2020
Campus/Location DeliveryIn-class – Complete your program through courses that are held at a campus.

Online – All program courses are delivered online.

Blended – Complete your program through a combination of online and in-class courses (some courses are delivered 100% online). In-class courses are held at a campus.

Collaborative – program is delivered virtually on campus
Ivany Campus • Dartmouth Full time • In-class


The Software and Information Management concentration is a second-year option of the Business Administration diploma program.

Technology, information and management are exciting fields covered in this concentration.

In this program, you:

  • Learn business analyst skills
  • Develop skills in project management and advanced software applications
  • Get an introduction to managing content in an enterprise resource planning (ERP) environment
  • Learn to apply managerial skills to coordinate business activities, manage the records life-cycle in a business environment, support decision-making processes using technical skills and develop creative problem-solving methods to support effective business decisions
  • Focus on the protection, processing, analysis of data, and other business initiatives

Admission requirements

  • Successful completion of Business Administration – Year 1 or Advanced Standing.
  • Advanced Standing – To be considered, you must apply to and meet the Admission Requirements for the Business Administration program. Advanced Standing is based on academic credits (certificate/diploma/degree) completed from a recognized public institution within the past ten years that meet the Academic Requirements of the full first year of the program. Advanced Standing is subject to seat availability.

Program requirements

  • Portfolio Development – As part of your studies at NSCC, you develop a portfolio of your work; the portfolio captures your achievements and profiles your skills to employers.

Tuition, fees and program costs

In addition to annual tuition, there are program costs (books, tools, etc.) and student fees for college services, health and dental plans, your student association and parking.

View detailed program fees page(s). Please note that tuition values on these pages are for 2019/20 and are meant for planning purposes only. They don't represent final amounts owing.

Work experience

  • You gain valuable work experience during a work term, where you apply your skills and knowledge in a real-world setting, on real industry projects.
  • Field experience (work placement) is a mandatory credit course completed at the end of your program.
  • Opportunities are typically unpaid and last approximately 5 weeks.
  • Transportation, accommodations and other costs related to work placements are your responsibility.
  • For more information visit Work Experience Opportunities.

Career options

  • The skills graduates develop are needed in all types of organizations, in both the public and private sectors. Grads can work in any organization that needs to manage its information effectively.
  • Graduates may find opportunities as database development and support personnel, user support personnel, information management specialists, project coordinators, business process and strategy consultants, business systems coordinators or systems analysts.

Choose NSCC

  • You experience practical, hands-on learning.
  • Continue your studies at university – This program includes courses that count towards a university degree. Find out more

Courses may include

Course descriptions
Code Course
BUSI 3005   Contemporary Business Issues
COMM 2215   Communications - Workplace Applications
COMP 3105   Introduction to Enterprise Systems
COMP 3106   Database II
COMP 3111   Spreadsheets II
COMP 3125   Word Processing II
COMP 4102   Applied Software Integration
INFM 2005   Records Management
INFM 4995   Work Experience
    Directed elective course requirement. Two units/credits.
    In addition to their required courses, learners will complete two (2) units (120 hours) of open elective credit that are consistent with the goals outlined in their portfolios.

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