Business Administration - Marketing - 362 - 366

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Three years
Learn about marketing and its role in the business environment. Enhance your skills in advanced digital marketing, solve marketing problems for real clients and practice your knowledge with an optional co-op placement.

Program Highlights

Note: An additional requirement based on overall grades may be required to proceed into some programs.

What you’ll learn

  • How to conduct market research and create marketing strategies for real clients.
  • Verbal and written communication skills as you prepare reports and presentations.
  • Web marketing strategies and tools.
  • Use computer simulation to model an international product launch.
  • Ethics and sustainability practices.
  • Project management techniques.
  • Adobe Creative Suite for Business, graphic and web design.
  • Business-to-business marketing.
  • Prepare analysis and recommendations for external client organizations.

Program Length

3 academic years (periods of 8 months), plus optional co-op

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Tuition and Fees

2019 - 2020 Domestic Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Compulsory Ancillary Fees $704.63 $635.86
Optional Ancillary Fees $104.43 $44.43
Co-op Fees N/A $244.29
Compulsory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $1,354.04 $1,354.04

Total Domestic Charges Per Semester
without Co-op

$2,163.10 $2,034.33
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester
with Co-op
$2,163.10 $2,278.62
Total 1st Year Fees (Non Co-op) $4,197.43
Total 1st Year Fees (Co-op) $4,441.72

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.

2019 - 2020 International Tuition and Fees

  Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $7,490.57 $7,550.57
Optional Ancillary Fees $104.43 $44.43
Co-op Fees N/A $244.29
Program Compulsory Fees $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
Total International Per Semester
without Co-op
$8,045.00 $7,970.00
Total International Per Semester
with Co-op
$8,045.00 $8,214.29
Total 1st Year Fees (Non Co-op) $16,015.00
Total 1st Year Fees (Co-op) $16,259.29

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Additional Information


  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 11 Mathematics, C, M or U level or equivalent (M or U level recommended)

Language Requirements for International Students:

  • See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Option are available for mature applicants.

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.

Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

  • Hands-on computer labs, case study analysis and role plays.
  • Experiential learning through working with real-world, external clients.

The Agency

the agency

The Agency is an experiential learning facility operating within the McKeil School of Business at Mohawk College. Students from a variety of programs including Advertising, Public Relations, Marketing, Graphics and Broadcast Media collaborate in developing real world marketing and communications solutions for selected non-profit organizations and start-up companies in the greater Hamilton area.

All projects with our client/partners are integrated into the curriculum and students are marked on what they do. They work under close faculty supervision as they develop effective marketing communications solutions relevant to meeting clear client objectives.

Learn more about The Agency

Co-op Content

Co-op Format (Winter 2018 Intake)

January to April May to August September to December
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Semester 4 Vacation Semester 5
Work Term 1 (Co-op) Work Term 2 (Co-op) Work Term 3 (Co-op)
Semester 6    


Co-op Format (Effective Fall 2018) 

September to December January to April May to August
Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
Semester 3 Semester 4 Vacation
Semester 5  Work Term 1 (Co-op) Work Term 2 (Co-op)
Work Term 3 (Co-op) Semester 6  

(which do not reflect individual experiences and exposures)

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Work Term Capabilities

Social Media

  • Create and maintain social media pages
  • Suggest messaging
  • Design contests to engage users

Content Management

  • Create and update content using Adobe Suite Project Management
  • Understand and update work back schedule Customer Service
  • Provide phone or email support to clients
  • Provide face-to-face support to clients
  • Maintain a tracking system for customer feedback

Retail Sales

  • Customer service and sales
  • Display set up and maintenance

Market Research

  • In-store merchandising
  • Store level execution of promotions
  • Conduct secondary marketing research
  • Assist with primary research tool design
  • Gather primary data (by conducting interviews or administering surveys)
  • Input into focus group design logistics and administration

Business-to-Business Sales

  • Inside sales representative responsibilities including assisting with quotation preparations and preparing sales meeting materials
  • Phone support for inbound and outbound telesales calls

Trade Shows

  • Assist with preparations including booking facilities, organizing materials and booking pre-show advertising
  • Present company information to potential customers at the trade show venue

Fundraising Events

  • Assist with the idea generation and planning for fund raising events
  • Book venues and make other arrangements including arranging catering and ordering materials

Direct Mail Campaigns

  • Assist with preparation of mailing lists and materials
  • Assemble materials to be mailed

Program Objectives

The three-year Marketing Program is designed to provide an appreciation of the marketing function and a comprehensive working knowledge of its theory and practical applications.

Marketing is a total system of business activities designed to plan, price, promote and distribute satisfying products, services and ideas to target markets in order to achieve the objectives of both the consumer and the organization.

Salary Range

Not Available 



Where you can go next

Your future career options

  • Marketing Program Coordinator
  • Social Media Manager
  • Product Manager
  • Digital Marketing Specialist
  • Merchandising Manager
  • Territory Manager and Inside Sales Representative
  • National Account Representative
  • Buyers and Purchasing Manager

Where you could work includes:

  • Consumer and Durable Goods Manufacturing and Marketing
  • Retailing
  • Wholesaling
  • Banking, Insurance and Financial Services
  • Advertising
  • Real Estate
  • Government
  • Not-for-Profit Organizations and Fundraising

Opportunities for grads

  • Progress towards the Certified Sales Professional (CSP) designation from the Canadian Professional Sales Association (CPSA) after incorporating two years of relevant sales experience with academic training. For more information, visit

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

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Domestic Canadian Students

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International Students

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Toll free phone numbers:
For general questions: 1-888-Mohawk9 (1-888-664-2959)
North China: 10-800-714-2521
South China: 10-800-140-2541
Brazil: 0800-022-7408
Philippines: 180011102544

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*Not all programs are international eligible. Please see our programs available for international students.

Accessible Learning Services

Are you a student with a confirmed or suspected disability? Visit our Accessible Learning Services website to discover how we can help you.

Do you have a project for our students?

If you or your organization has a marketing communications project that might be suitable for our students, please apply below. We will respond to you as soon as we can. Please note that we do not accept applications made directly to faculty or program coordinators. If you have any questions please contact

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Student Success Advisors

Student Success Advisors

  • Student Success Advisors assist current students to transition to college life, co-creating an academic success plan, advice on course selection, changing programs, or referrals to specialized support services. If you need help applying to Mohawk, contact Admissions (for International Students, please contact International Admissions).

    Pat Pollington

Canadian Domestic Students

Fennell Campus (FF)
Sep 2019
Jan 2020

International Students

Co-op option

Additional Information