More than an academic experience, all within walking distance of Algoma's Brampton campus.
New and exciting things are happening in Brampton as Algoma University expands both its programming and campus student space.
Brampton, a lively city in the Greater Toronto Area that is home to over 600,000 residents, is the 9th largest city in Canada.
In Brampton, the University offers an urban option for Algoma Students. Working with Peel Region school boards and Brampton’s Innovation District, Algoma University’s Brampton campus offers opportunity for learning close to home with a full suite of programs. The growing campus offers state-of-the-art classrooms, and student support services both inside and outside the classroom.
Algoma University’s campus lies in the heart of historic downtown Brampton. Within steps away, the downtown offers access to city and regional transit, and is home to over 1500 businesses and services. Enjoy great restaurants, shops, arts, entertainment, parks and culture. Garden Square, located directly beside Algoma U’s Brampton campus, offers free entertainment for all ages throughout the year including many events and festivals. Culture Days, Winter Lights Weekend, Festival of Liberty Diversity, and the World of Jazz Festival to name just a few are scheduled at this vibrant city hub.
School of Business & Economics
Go where business takes you.
The School of Business & Economics at Algoma University provides academic programming, in both Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton, that is relevant to the evolving economy and experiential learning opportunities inside and outside the classroom that will help you grow and find your place as a future business leader.
School of Computer Science & Technology
Imagine - Create - Innovate
The School of Computer Science & Technology at Algoma University provides high calibre academic programming with a focus on creativity and innovation in both Sault Ste. Marie and Brampton. Our School provides students with a modern education and real-life experiences relevant to the job market so that they can succeed in the fast-moving economy.
Broaden your perspectives and knowledge base by devling into a new discipline! Graduate Certificate programming is available in Business Administration, Human Resources Management and Information Technology.
Bachelor of Business Administration (4 Years)
Having a fundamental understanding of business is a great investment in your future career as it is considered an asset in almost any field. In today’s competitive workforce, most jobs require a minimum of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited university. A business degree will help improve and perfect your communication, presentation, and writing skills, as well as your critical and creative thinking skills.
Students can earn a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with specializations in Accounting, Aviation Management, the Business of Esports, Human Resource Management, and Marketing.
Bachelor of Arts (4 Years) or Bachelor of Arts (3 Years)
Community Economic and Social Development (CESD) provides students with the tools and knowledge to make meaningful change within their community and the world around them. This distinctive interdisciplinary program integrates several disciplines including CESD, social work, sociology, political science, geography, economics, and business administration.
Bachelor of Computer Science (4 Years) or Bachelor of Computer Science (3 Years)
Our program is primarily concerned with the overall theory and application behind the design of algorithms, programming languages, hardware architecture, systems software, application software, and tools. Students gain a strong theoretical and practical foundation in the study of algorithms, programming languages, and the design and construction of computer systems and applications. They will also have a solid foundation in data structure, programming, assembly language programming, computer organization, operating systems, theory, software engineering, algorithms, and computer networking. Courses are also offered in artificial intelligence, human-computer interactions, web data management, and Internet tools, among others.
Bachelor of Arts (4 Years)
By combining both Finance and Economics, students earn a holistic degree, which emphasizes the financial analysis and management side of economics and business administration, and therefore equips students with advanced skills in financial analysis, management, and forecasting skills.
Bachelor of Arts (4 Year, Non-Honours), Bachelor of Arts (4 Year, Honours) or Bachelor of Arts (3 Year)
Our Bachelor of Arts psychology program continues to be one of the University’s most popular programs. Our small classes ultimately provide students with individual attention and a more personal student-professor relationship.
Bachelor of Social Work (4 Year, Honours)
Algoma University’s Bachelor of Social Work degree offers generalist social work in preparing students to work with individuals, families, groups, organizations, communities and societies.
Hundreds have chosen to begin their life journey with us. It’s your turn now and we’ll be there to help you every step of the way.Learn More
“ The learning experiences and real life scenarios presented by professors during class have shaped my decision to apply for Cash Processing Analyst and Accounts Receivable Specialist position. I aimed for a role that will allow me to put the things I’ve learned into practice and develop my skills even further. Algoma is a welcoming place where all faculty and students are a team. The atmosphere is full of hard working students.”
Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)
“I did my BBA (Honours) in Accounting and graduated with distinction! Class sizes were perfect for deeper learning and made extremely engaging by the brilliant professors such as Professor Franklin and Professor Deklerk. It was actually at Algoma U that I discovered my passion for accounting. In my second year I became a peer tutor which helped me achieve two goals in one: to help others as well as gain valuable work experience. Currently I am employed at my own alma mater and also working towards obtaining my CPA designation to launch my career in the accounting field. ”
BBA (Honours) Accounting
“I completed my graduate certificate program in Business Administration at Algoma University’s School of Business & Economics in Brampton. I had a good time here and the best part of the School of Business & Economics was the Faculty! Professors were very helpful!”
Graduate Certificate in Business Administration
Find our more about general admission requirements, specific requirements for entry to your program of choice as well as international admission requirements.
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How to Apply
Regardless of your academic background, our admissions advisors will work with you to evaluate your qualifications and find the right program for you. We’re here to help answer all of your questions!
We're expanding in the heart of downtown Brampton
This is an exciting period for both the City of Brampton and for Algoma University as we work in partnership, along with other stakeholders, to expand post-secondary options for the citizens of Brampton and our International community.
To respond to the growing needs of the City of Brampton, Algoma University is proposing to expand its academic offerings by creating a Centre for Social, Cultural & Economic Innovation in the heart of downtown Brampton. In addition to its School of Business & Economics, Algoma University offers programs, degrees and certificates in Computer Science and Psychology, with additional, new programs to follow in 2023. Students at Algoma University’s Centre for Social, Cultural & Economic Innovation will obtain an education that prepares them to make significant contributions to the Brampton community and beyond.
Each program at Algoma University’s CSCEI has been hand-picked to align with the City of Brampton’s goals to retain talent, attract industry, develop its social capital – and, ultimately – to become a strong, vibrant community.
We acknowledge that the land on which we gather is part of the Treaty Lands and Territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit. For thousands of years, Indigenous peoples inhabited and cared for this land. In particular we acknowledge the territory of the Anishinabek, Huron-Wendat, Haudenosaunee and Ojibway/Chippewa peoples; the land that is home to the Métis; and most recently, the territory of the Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation who are direct descendants of the Mississaugas of the Credit.
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Our Other Campuses
Sault Ste. Marie Campus
Classrooms, labs, residences, food, the gym, library, and more are all within a two-minute walk.
Everything is at your fingertips, ready for you to explore. You’ll be surrounded by natural beauty and a caring community of learners.Learn More
Here, you can earn a Bachelor of Arts in Community Development or a Bachelor of Social Work.
You’ll be making a difference in your community and bringing change to the north.Learn More