Business is increasingly globalized and the cross-border nature of markets, clients, competition, and suppliers is the new reality. Whether you are a seasoned professional looking for a shift in perspective, an entrepreneur with international goals, or a recent college or university graduate looking to focus your career direction, IBM provides a solid foundation in business as an international pursuit. Graduates gain knowledge and expertise in intercultural communication and negotiation skills, international marketing, human resource management, logistics and supply chain management, international business law, finance, and ethics and sustainability.
Alpha College of Business & Technology connects international students seeking a quality post-secondary education with one of the leading colleges in Ontario. The Academy is affiliated with St. Lawrence College, who provides oversight over all curriculum, faculty, and operational quality for college-level programs delivered at Alpha’s Toronto campus. Students can learn how to apply through Alpha at alphacollege.ca/how-to-apply and are considered enrolled at St. Lawrence College once admitted. Graduates receive a St. Lawrence College diploma or graduate certificate, depending on their course of study.
St. Lawrence College and Alpha College of Business & Technology have partnered to enable international students to earn a diploma in Toronto. Curriculum is set and delivered by St. Lawrence College, and is designed to meet the unique challenges faced by international students. The program helps students meet their academic goals by offering quality education in a challenging yet student-friendly environment. Lessons are designed to combine theory with practical experience, and the program provides a metropolitan experience to international students. In addition to easy access to highly qualified faculty, dedicated staff, and impressive facilities, small class sizes ensure a supportive and social community for all students.
Additional benefits include studying in a city and environment with rich cultural diversity, multiple job options upon graduation, and access to the wealth of conveniences and culture that Toronto has to offer. The program offers flexible instruction hours and affordable tuition fees with convenient payment options are available to cater to students’ financial needs.
A two- or three-year college diploma or undergraduate university degree (Bachelor’s) in any field of study is required.
Applicants must submit transcripts verifying previous academic qualifications and experience from recognized institutions. All documentation must be submitted in English. If the original documents are not issued in English, please provide official translated copies.
Applicants must be fluent enough in English to understand the instructors and technical language used during each course. An acceptable score on an English proficiency test is required to be considered for admission.
Popular tests to demonstrate proof of English proficiency:
- TOEFL iBT – A minimum score of 83
- IELTS Academic – A minimum score of 6.5 overall with minimum 6.0 in each section
- CAEL – Overall score of 60
- Duolingo – A minimum score of 115 is temporarily accepted for admission
The full list of tests acceptable as proof of English proficiency is available here.
Fees are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters.
Tuition fees are subject to change pending confirmation of provincial Ministry Funding rates for 2021-2022.
Alpha College of Business & Technology
Graduates seek opportunities in a range of public and private sectors, locally and internationally, such as private businesses, manufacturers, transportation and trade, insurance, banking, start-ups, government departments and ministries, regulatory bodies, professional organizations, international agencies, and non-governmental agencies (NGOs). Careers include:
- Sales Representative/Manager
- Marketing Manager
- Project Manager
- Logistics and Operations Manager
- Human Resources Manager
- Import/Export Coordinator
- Entrepreneur/Business Owner
- Business Development Advisor
- International Business Affairs Officer
- Business Analyst
- Customs Broker
- International Account Representative/Manager