Pathway Summary


Pathway ID
Pathway Title
Business Diploma to the Bachelor of Administration Degree Transfer Program
Pathway Last Updated

Sending Institution Information

Sending Institution
Fleming College
Program Area
Any two-year program
Program Title
Business Diploma

Receiving Institution Information

Receiving Institution
Lakehead University
Program Area
Business, General Business
Program Title
Bachelor of Administration

Contact Procedures

If you have any questions, please contact Student Central at:

Student Central's hours are:

  • Monday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST
  • Friday: 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM EST

Note: Student Central is closed on certain holidays.

Pathway Details

Terms for renewal or cancellation

Lakehead University will review this transfer pathway upon its expiration (e.g. normally every 5 years). Any change to this pathway will not affect current students. Lakehead will allow students enrolled at the time of any change to complete their degree based on the original requirements and regulations outlined in the Lakehead University Academic Calendar.

Eligibility for Pathway

To receive an offer of admission to the third year of the Bachelor of Administration program, you must complete your two-year Business Diploma from an accredited Ontario college, and achieve an overall average of at least 70%, which is based on your courses that are related to the business field.

Learn more about the Business Diploma to the Bachelor of Administration Degree Transfer Program.

Credit transfer

Your college studies equate to approximately one year (i.e. 6 full course equivalents) of study at Lakehead.

Credits that must be achieved at the receiving institution

Students are required to complete all course requirements for their program as outlined in the Lakehead University Academic Calendar.

Anticipated normal schedule of student progression

It will take you approximately six terms (slightly over a calendar year) to complete the degree program:

  • Bridging program: spring and summer terms prior to fall entry, and
  • Remaining degree requirements: fall, winter, spring, and summer terms.

The bridging program consists of 2.0 full course equivalents (FCE). The remaining degree requirements consist of 7.0 FCE. Each of the four terms has 2.0 - 2.5 FCE worth of courses to complete. 


Credential(s) to be granted on successful completion of all required components

Bachelor of Administration degree

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Don’t forget: You should always review institution transfer information before you finalize your options. Contact a transfer advisor if you have further questions.