Why study Business at UNB?

The Faculties of Business Administration (Saint John) is a hotbed of creativity, innovation & collaboration, a centre for experiential learning and entrepreneurial thinking.

Our business and management programs offer rigorous academic learning with several opportunities to test your knowledge and abilities with real businesses and real management challenges.

Students graduate with the skills to create opportunity, for themselves and for their communities.

What program options are there?

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with concentrations in

  • Accounting
  • Economics
  • Entreneurship
  • Finance
  • Finance & Economics
  • Human Resources Management
  • Logistics
  • International Business
  • Marketing

Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) with concentrations in

  • Finance
  • Accounting
  • Human resource management
  • Marketing
  • E-commerce
  • Communications

There is also a co-op program available.

Learn more using UNB's Academic Program Search.


What makes Business students unique?

Our graduates are curious about world and eager to contribute to their organizations and communities in a meaningful way.

They’re ready to meet the challenges of the real world and have confidence in their abilities.


What do employers look for?

  • Well rounded individuals who are resourceful, able to communicate effectively with a diverse group of people and have demonstrated leadership skills.

  • Graduates who have applied their knowledge to real world situations during their studies either through Co-op, Internships, volunteer work or experiential programs.

What can I learn?

  • You will gain knowledge about how for profit and non-profit organizations run and stay competitive.
  • You will apply your knowledge to real business situations and gain practical skills that are relevant in the work place and build confidence in your abilities.
  • Through course work and experiential exercises you will test your knowledge and abilities, work with professionals to create your own personal development plan, and discover your potential to contribute meaningfully to the world around you.

Where can I go after graduation?

  • Accounting
  • Actuarial science
  • Advertising
  • Auditing
  • Banking
  • Business development
  • Business economics
  • Communications
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial planning
  • General management
  • Government
  • Hedge funds and mutual funds
  • Human resources
  • Industrial relations
  • Information systems
  • Insurance
  • International business
  • Investment banking
  • logistics
  • Management consulting
  • Marketing
  • Market research
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Operations management
  • Organizational behavior
  • Private equity
  • Product management
  • Public administration
  • Public affairs/ Public relations
  • Real estate
  • Sales
  • Social entrepreneurship
  • Strategic planning
  • Wealth management

How do I get the skills I need?

At UNB, there are many ways to succeed in your field of study and in your future career. For example, you can participate in the Co-Curricular Program. You can complete internships, co-ops, and field schools; participate in Work-study and similar opportunities; join and lead a student group with the Student Union (Fredericton) or Students’ Representative Council (Saint John); and find other ways to volunteer doing things that interest you.

Your skill development will be guided with the help of an academic advisor and other professionals in your program of study.

Explore what's relevant to you

These avenues will assist you with your career planning depending on where you are in your studies