Toronto is the second largest financial service centre in North America. It is one of the top three financial services centres in North America. Your Business Administration – Accounting diploma can help you enter this exciting market. Your practical and intensive training will make you an in-demand candidate for a career in accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost accounting, general ledger accountant, general accounting, credit and collections, inventory control, payroll accountant, internal/external auditor, financial planning and analysis, financial accountant, management accounting, tax auditor, tax preparation and compliance manager.
Through this diploma, you will gain a deep knowledge about current business administration and accounting practices, including International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), and you will be up to date on relevant accounting software. You'll be prepared to make a difference in the financial well-being of organizations in both the private and public sector.
Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition
Our program is recognized by Certified General Accountants (CGA), the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping, the Canadian Payroll Association, and the Canadian Institute of Financial Planners (CIFP).
Note: Students must obtain 70 per cent or more in CGA-approved courses in order to receive CGA credit. For information, visit cga-ontario.org.
There are a limited number of spaces for students to mix a co-op work experience with their academic learning in alternating semesters. Students are encouraged to improve their interpersonal and other soft skills through joining organizations such as the school’s Toastmasters Club. Full-time employers are looking for practical work experience, command of Excel and tax software, and employees who are team players and self-starters.
Students not selected for co-op placements will complete an 84-hour placement where they can put their accounting knowledge and skills into practice. The student and the school share responsibility for finding the work placement.
Your Future Study Options
Graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 70 per cent or more may be considered for admission to Humber’s four-year Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting degree program 22211 and may then complete the degree with the equivalent of five semesters of full-time study plus a paid work term. Successful applicants must also possess ENG4U or Humber’s COMM 200/WRIT 100 or COMM 300/WRIT 200 with a grade of 70 per cent; plus any Grade 12 U-level mathematics or Humber’s BMAT 210/ BMTH 110 and BSTA 300/BSTA 200 with an average grade of 70 per cent. Admission will be based on availability in the program.
Students with international credentials should have them evaluated by CGA Ontario in order to gain exemptions.
Qualified graduates may be eligible to apply their academic credits toward further study at many postsecondary institutions, or complete the designation to be a Certified General Accountant (CGA) after obtaining their degree. Students can obtain Level four of five of CGA by completing the postgraduate certificate program, which consists of 10 courses.
Visit humber.ca/transferoptions for detailed information.