The Global Business and Digital Arts program will equip you with the skills to effectively engage with and manage multidisciplinary teams – a skill that employers say is vital in today’s ever-changing digital economy. 

Our project-based learning environment asks students to explore varied disciplines and practices, while connecting them to challenges that exist in the real world. This means you'll be well prepared for a multitude of career opportunities.

Sample Careers

  • Social media management
  • Digital product development
  • User experience design
  • Government technology and policy development
  • Digital marketing
  • Video editing
  • Visual brand design
  • Graphic design
  • Technology sales and marketing
  • Web development, management, and marketing
  • Digital media production
  • Project management
  • Product design
  • Business technology analysis

Program Related Skills

  • Communication
  • Project management
  • Creativity
  • Teamwork
  • Global awareness
  • Working independently
  • Collaboration
  • New media strategy
  • Website development
  • Critical thinking
  • Problem solving
  • Digital technology literacy


Alumni Stories

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Rachel Schacter

Video Game Producer, Codeglue

GBDA provided a foundation for a lot of the areas I was interested in, all wrapped up into a single degree.

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Marissa Harley
Marissa Harley

Social Media and Website Admin, In Line K9s

GBDA introduced Marissa to User Experience for the first time, and gave her numerous opportunities throughout her undergraduate career.

Read Marissas story

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Filip Jadczak

UX Designer, Magnet Forensics

GBDA was the only program that could combine Filips range of interests in digital media, photography and programming

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Calen Siddal
Calen Siddall

Business Analyst, Veriday Inc.

Calens aptitude for business and his interest in experimenting with technology led him to GBDA.

Read Calens story


Graduate Studies 

Some GBDA students choose to pursue further education after completing their undergraduate degree, in programs and institutions such as:

  • Ryerson University, Master of Digital Media
  • Sheridan College, Computer Animation
  • EIT Digital Master School, Master of Human-Computer Interaction
  • Simon Fraser University, Master of Arts