Enhance your IT and business analysis skills, and be prepared to take advantage of career opportunities.

This intensive program is designed to meet industry demand for IT business analysts and will give you the skills and techniques to create and manage organizational process change. You will gain a solid understanding of how to gather, document, and communicate stakeholder requirements and how to recommend solutions, evaluate solutions, and provide quality assurance.

Beyond the BA body of knowledge, you will also take courses to build skills in data modeling, business intelligence, project management, and budgeting for capital projects. The program ends with an eight-week placement in the third semester.

Program Highlights

  • 1 year – 3 semesters
  • 8-week placement
  • Take courses in-class and/or online


Unpaid 8-week field placement in the third semester is part of the program of study.

Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

Admission Requirements

Graduate of a recognized two- or three-year postsecondary program. Applicants working in related industries without a diploma or degree may be considered on an individual basis.

Program Delivery

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

Program of Study

Semester 1 Credits
BTA 1002 Foundations of B.A. 4
BTA 1003 Requirements Elicitation 4
BUS 1081 Proposal Writing 3
HRP 7106 Organizational Behaviour 4
STY 1001 Software Engineering Concepts 4
DBA 1001 Database Concepts/Big Data 4
Credits 23
Semester 2
ACC 7300 Managerial Accounting 4
BTA 1004 Business Process Mapping 4
PRM 1000 Project Management 4
SYS 1003 Enterprise Architecture 3
STY 1000 Software Testing Fundamentals 4
SYS 1004 Enterprise Systems 3
Credits 22
Semester 3
One of the following options: 7
BTA 1009
Work Placement
BTA 1014
Capstone Course
Credits 7
Total Credits 52

Employment Opportunities

Graduates will find employment in private and not-for-profit organizations and government departments as business analysts. Entrepreneurs can become consultants for organizations.

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated October 8, 2019
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