Business Administrative Assistant Diploma Program

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Why Our Business Administrative Assistant Program?

Are you an effective communicator and team player with a high attention to detail?  A career as a business administrative assistant may be the job for you!

Working in office environments in any industry, business administrative assistants are sought out for their combination of people skills and technological abilities. From answering phones to preparing documents and even social media management, Business Administrators are team players who are ready to help out where needed.

MaKami College’s 10 month (900 Hour) business administration assistant course allows students the flexibility to learn at their own pace with the support of the MaKami community. With this system, it is possible to easily balance school, family and work while earning your diploma. Students can earn a diploma in business administration in under a year. And at MaKami, you get a laptop with all your program curriculum fully loaded!

Eligibility and Admissions

Standard Admission

Business Administrative Assistant students must meet the following criteria:

  1. Alberta high school diploma, verified by transcript, or non-Alberta equivalent,
    OR Successful completion of the General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.)
  2. Successful interview with school administration, at the discretion of the school.
  3. Must be minimum 17 years of age.

Mature Admission

Programs using Mature Admissions must meet the following criteria:

  1. Must be 18 years or older.
  2. Must complete the MaKami College admission test with a score of 65%.
  3. Minimum completion of Grade 10 English with score of 60% or higher OR Completion of at minimum a post- secondary certificate or diploma where English was the language of instruction.
  4. Successful interview with school administration, at the discretion of the school.

English Proficiency

As English is the language of instruction in all programs at MaKami College, we require all applicants to demonstrate communicative proficiency in the English language prior to admission acceptance. This will enable academic success for all applicants.

Additional Helpful Program Information

Where is the Administrative Assistant Program Offered?

MaKami College Edmonton campus in Bonnie Doon Mall

MaKami College Edmonton

Located in the Bonnie Doon Shopping Centre

MaKami College Calgary NE campus in Marlborough Mall

Calgary NE Campus

MaKami’s newest campus is located on the city’s northeast inside Marlborough Mall.

MaKami College Calgary SW campus at Macleaod Trail and Southland Drive

MaKami College Calgary SW

Near Macleod Trail & Southland Drive SW


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