Faculty ofBusiness


The University of Prince Edward Island’s Faculty of Business bridges education and business world experience with innovative and flexible programs, which emphasize experiential learning and an entrepreneurial mindset.

Our graduates leave with the practical knowledge, skills, and the competitive edge to be successful in any business environment.


A degree in business opens a world of opportunities. Our programs and courses will challenge your abilities, expand your horizons, and allow you to venture into a wide range of job opportunities, career paths, as well as self-employment.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA)



The five specializations in the BBA program are designed to provide students with a deeper level of expertise within a discipline. If you are considering a career in one of the following fields, these specializations will improve your competitiveness upon entering the workforce.

  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Organizational Management




UPEI’s Business Administration Curriculum is designed to encourage creativity, unleash potential and develop innovative business solutions. The program emphasizes the entrepreneurial mindset that allows graduates to spot opportunities in different business contexts, and equips them with the skills and knowledge they need to produce solutions.
This program, complemented with a focus on entrepreneurship, provides students with all the skills, guidance, technology, and resources they need to establish and run high-growth, high-impact entrepreneurial firms. It also includes an industry cooperative program that allows students to develop an array of practical skills by combining classroom studies with professional work experience outside the university environment.
Besides, UPEI’s case competition program offers students a unique opportunity to gain valuable and practical business knowledge and experience through the use of case-based learning. Throughout the year, students train to compete in business case competitions against many of the world’s top students.


Foyin Senbanjo (Bachelor of Business Administration, Class of 2017)

  • “The Co-op Program has exposed me to diverse experiences and the needs of Employers and the workplace. These experiences and exposure will give me a Competitive advantage after graduation, and better position me for the future.”

Kate Kinsman (BBA ’17, accounting specialization) placed first, along with her partner, Cullen Mullally, on the ethics team at the 2017 Intercollegiate Business Competition at Queens University. They competed against teams from University of Calgary, Concordia University, University of Alberta, University of Vermont, and Saint Mary’s University.


  • “Not only did we have the chance to grow within our particular disciplines, we were given the opportunity to learn from industry professionals in all areas of business,” said Kinsman.

For more information on our Bachelor of Business Administration, please click here to download our flyer.

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