Double your skills
Grads who have deep knowledge of a discipline along with skills such as marketing, finance, and accounting are incredibly valuable to employers.
Through Waterloo's specialized business programs, you can combine business with the environment, sports, social sciences, humanities, math, science, and more.
Paid work experience
Through Waterloo's co-op program, you can gain up to 2 years of relevant experience – and get paid – as part of your degree.
With 6,900 employers hiring Waterloo students, you can work for Fortune 500 companies, startups developing the next big idea, government, non-profits, and everything in between.
Among the world’s top ecosystems for entrepreneurs
Waterloo Region offers business incubators, mentors, funding – all you need to turn ideas into a startup.
Canada’s most productive startup incubator
Students and graduates have launched 300+ companies and raised $750 million through Waterloo's Velocity programs.
Have a passion for helping others?
St. Paul's GreenHouse helps students address urgent social issues and build social enterprises.
More about business at Waterloo
You own your ideas
Unlike most universities where ideas belong to the institution, Waterloo allows you to capitalize on the ideas you generate through one of North America's most entrepreneurial-oriented intellectual property (IP) policies.
Enhance your degree
Creating a positive effect on the world
Nadia Gilani, a co-op Science and Business graduate, discovered a passion for social entrepreneurship through courses she took at Waterloo's Conrad Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Centre.