Bridge the gap between business and technology. 

This intensive program will enable you to advance businesses at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels by improving processes, products, and services through technology. You will become a robust and valuable professional who is confident in bridging the gap between business and technology through your development of exceptional communication, leader, problem-solving, planning, and critical thinking skills. 
Gain a thorough understanding of how to perform elicitations, write specifications, create and use models, evaluate opportunities, analyze information, negotiate deals, provide quality assurance, and work through difficult situations. 
As a grad from this program, you will be familiar with the global standards for business analysis. 

Program highlights

  • Delivered with a series of condensed 7-week courses 
  • Learn the skills necessary to become a professional who can bridge the gap between business and technology, leveraging your existing experience and creativity 
  • Gain a blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills tailored to meet the current job market demands 
  • Flex delivery allows you to join classes in-person or online in real-time  
  • 7-week placement or capstone project in the final semester 

Program of study for 2024-25 Academic Year

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Credits
First 7-week block - SEP/OCT
BTA 2010 Introduction to ITBA 1
COM 2010 Data Storytelling 1
STY 4040 Software Product Development 3
BUS 1837 Business Comm Strategies 3
STY 1991 Software Engineering Concepts 3
Second 7-week block - NOV/DEC
IND 1181 Indigenous Business Workshop 1
BTA 1876 Requirements Development 3
ANA 1000 Foundations of Data Analytics 3
DBA 3306 Data Management 3
Semester 2
First 7-week block - JAN/FEB
ISP 1915 AI Strategies for Business 1
SYS 1701 Enterprise Solutions 3
BTA 1960 Business Management 3
PRM 1024 Software Project Management 3
Second 7-week block - MAR/APR
BTA 8020 Business Process Management 3
COM 1947 Technology Career Essentials 1
CMP 1979 Modern Software Development 3
SYS 1973 Digital Transformation 3
Semester 3
First 7-week block - MAY/JUN
BTA 1018
IT BA Work Placement
or IT BA Capstone Course
 Total Credits47

Admission requirements

Applicants must be graduates of a diploma, advanced diploma, or degree program from an Ontario College or equivalent.


Applicant must possess five years of work experience in a related field (or combination of education and work experience) as judged by the College to be equivalent. Applicants must submit a resume detailing their related experience and a cover letter outlining their competencies and preparedness for the program (any and all postsecondary transcripts must still be submitted).

Program delivery


Spring term start

SEMESTER 1: Spring 2024
SEMESTER 2: Fall 2024
SEMESTER 3: Winter 2025

July term start

SEMESTER 1: July 2024
SEMESTER 2: November 2024
SEMESTER 3: March 2025


Fall term start

SEMESTER 1: Fall 2024
SEMESTER 2: Winter 2025
SEMESTER 3:  Spring 2025

November term start

SEMESTER 1: November 2024
SEMESTER 2: March 2025
SEMESTER 3: July 2025

Winter term start

SEMESTER 1: Winter 2025
SEMESTER 2: Spring 2025
SEMESTER 3: Fall 2025

March term start

SEMESTER 1: March 2025
SEMESTER 2: July 2025
SEMESTER 3: November 2025

Spring term start

SEMESTER 1: Spring 2025
SEMESTER 2: Fall 2025
SEMESTER 3: Winter 2026

July term start

SEMESTER 1: July 2025
SEMESTER 2: November 2025
SEMESTER 3: March 2026

Please note that courses may vary in the order they are offered depending on when you start the program. The sequence listed is based on a September 2024 intake. For more information about this sequence, please email the program coordinator.

Specific program pathways

Part-time pathway

This program can be completed on a part-time basis, with the exception of the work-integrated learning (WIL) component. The WIL component must be completed on a regular/full-time schedule; however, part-time students may request to complete their WIL with a job-out arrangement or seek academic credit for the WIL via the Prior Learning Assessment & Recognition (PLAR) process.

College or university degree opportunities  

If you are a graduate of this program, you may continue your studies at a college or university and you may receive credit(s) for your prior college education. Refer to Cambrian's college and university agreement details for further information. 

Employment opportunities

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

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. 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.