Earn Your Business Diploma in 12 Months or Less!

A Business diploma from Herzing opens doors to a wide range of career possibilities. Our strategic blend of classroom theory and hands-on training ensures that students graduate with the skills they need to secure employment in their field right away.

Our expert instructors, industry connections, and convenient class schedules make going back to school easier than ever! Which Herzing Business program interests you most?

Accounting and Payroll Program

Herzing’s Accounting and Payroll program fully prepares students to implement and maintain effective accounting solutions for a wide range of employers – or even their own business!

In only 10 months, Herzing Accounting students develop the skills they need for success on the job, including:

  • accounting principles and practice
  • computerized accounting
  • managerial accounting
  • payroll administration
  • spreadsheets and data management

Training also includes a 4-week internship so students can apply their skills, gain confidence, and make industry connections before they graduate.

Business Management Program

Students enrolled in Herzing’s Business Management program study business practices, analysis, research and marketing to prepare for supervisory positions across industries. In just 12 months, this program covers:

  • accounting concepts and applications
  • business principles and management
  • computer business application software
  • marketing and sales
  • communication skills

A 4-week internship is included in the program so students can strengthen their skills in a real work environment.

Business Administration Program

Herzing’s Business Administration program prepares students for positions in government offices, insurance companies, sales organizations, and more.

In just 6 months, the comprehensive Business Admin program covers:

  • business principles
  • computer business application software
  • sales communication skills
  • manual and computer accounting fundamentals
  • an introduction to payroll procedures

Digital Marketing Specialist Program

Online marketing has become essential for raising brand awareness and connecting with clients. Social media is a crucial element of the marketing mix, helping companies build communities, communicate key marketing messages, and extend their reach into target markets.

Herzing Ottawa’s Digital Marketing Specialist program equips students with the knowledge and technical skills to represent a brand online and generate engagement on social platforms. But the intensive 9-month diploma also includes valuable training in other areas of marketing, including:

  • Writing for Online Media
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Graphics Management
  • Introduction to Video
  • Search Engine Optimization and Analytics
  • Social Media Strategizing
  • Crisis Management and Other Legal Issues
  • Social Media tools

Digital Marketing Specialist students also participate in a 6-week internship so they can apply their training, gain confidence, and make industry connections before graduating from the program.


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Start Preparing for your Career at Herzing College Ottawa

Our Ottawa campus has earned a solid reputation not only for quality education but for real-world career preparation. The objective of our diploma and online professional development certificate programs is simple: to equip our graduates with marketable skills that they can utilize in obtaining financially and emotionally rewarding careers.

Each program is designed to ensure that the skills and knowledge taught in class parallel those in demand in the workplace. Beyond the classroom, we offer personalized career services and support to students, beginning on day one. Get trained for a new career in less time than you think and we'll help you to find employment. 

Many diploma programs at Herzing College in Ottawa include an internship to gain work experience!

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