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Business - Accounting

Credential: Diploma Program Code: 02211 Length: 4 semesters

To be eligible for admission, you must possess the following:

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including these required courses:
    • Grade 12 English (ENG4C or ENG4U or equivalent)
    • Grade 12 Mathematics (MAP4C, MCT4C, MDM4U, MCB4U, MGA4U, MCV4U or MHF4U) or Grade 11 M or U Mathematics (MCF3M or MCR3U)
    • Two Grade 11 or Grade 12 C, M or U courses in addition to those listed above

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 All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.

 

Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.

 

Date Location Availability International Student Availability
September 2017LakeshoreOpenOpen
September 2017NorthOpenOpen
January 2018NorthOpenOpen
May 2018NorthOpenOpen
January 2017NorthOpenOpen
May 2017NorthOpenOpen

The 2016/2017 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic $3,837.78
  • international $14,200.

Amounts listed were the total of tuition, lab and material fees, student service and auxiliary fees for the first two semesters of the 2016/2017 academic year. Fees do not include textbooks and are subject to change.

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Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Humber Degree Pathways

Complete your degree with us. Humber's degrees are designed with our diploma graduates in mind. We'll give you credit for what you’ve already learned and help you take the next step in less time.

Graduates may be considered for admission to:

Accounting, Bachelor of Commerce 

Humber graduates with an overall grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent or more may be considered for admission. Graduates 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 WRIT 100 or 200 level course, or equivalent, with a grade of 65 per cent or more.
  • Any Grade 12U-level Mathematics with a minimum grade of 60 per cent.

Admission will be based on availability in the program.

*The advanced standing outlined is a general guideline.  Diploma graduates may be required to take courses in lower semesters in order to meet the overall degree learning outcomes.

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Transferring from Another College or University

Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.

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Future Study Options

Humber has a number of transfer agreements with other postsecondary institutions (within Canada and around the world) that enables students and graduates to use their Humber credential to gain advanced standing in another program.

Bachelor of Applied Management 

Credential Opportunity: Diploma to Degree
Location: Saint John, NB
Institution(s): University of New Brunswick

Graduates of any two-year diploma program at Humber who have attained a cumulative grade point average of 70% or greater will be eligible to enter year three of the 4-yr Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) at the University of New Brunswick.  Depending on the diploma program, students may be exempted from study in certain courses and therefore, requested to take alternate courses offered by the Faculty of Business.

For further information, contact:

Anne Marie Stephen
stephen@unb.ca

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/applied-management/general-business.html

www.unb.ca/academics/programs/

For Ontario transfer options visit ONTransfer >

Program Contact(s)

Humber North Campus

Carol Smith
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 5824
carol.smith@humber.ca

Humber Lakeshore Campus

Ionela Bacain
Program Co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 3661
ionela.bacain@humber.ca

Admissions

Domestic Students

North Campus
Humber Learning Resource Commons, 1st Floor
416-675-5000

Lakeshore Campus
A118
416-675-5000

enquiry@humber.ca

 

International Students

Phone 1-416-675-5067
Fax 1-416-675-6386
international@humber.ca

 

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Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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International Students

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,918.89 $6,912.50
Tuition $1,415.38 $6,408.99
Mandatory Non-Tuition $503.51 $503.51
Lab/Materials $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement    

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $375 Winter start - $250 Summer start - $125

Our Program

Humber’s Business – Accounting diploma program provides you with a well-rounded accounting education that features training in accounting procedures and theory, taxation, law, information systems, and management. Training in our state-of-the-art Accounting Centre, you’ll learn best practices in accounting and become adept at using industry-standard software such as Profile (personal tax), Access, Excel, Simply Accounting and Accpac Plus.

You will learn accounting from industry-connected faculty who are committed to providing you with practical, hands-on accounting training to help you get ahead. Our program’s versatile range of courses goes beyond the basics to help you develop broad-based business skills including human resource administration, business writing, macroeconomics and personal taxation. At any time, you can transfer to the three-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma program.

All two-year diploma students will complete an 84-hour work placement in their final semester. (Two-year diploma students are not eligible to apply for the optional co-op program.)

You have the option to study for four consecutive semesters if you wish to accelerate your path to graduation.

Program Standards

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Work Placement

You will put your accounting knowledge and skills into practice during the 84-hour business placement component of this program. Students find the placement with support from the business placement advisor who maintains a roster of placement opportunities and provides students with direction and assistance in the development of resumés and job search techniques.

The Humber Advantage

Accounting Centre

The Accounting Centre is a resource available to all students enrolled in accounting courses. Students provide assistance with textbook concepts, homework questions and an overall understanding of course material from 1st to 6th semester.

Supported software packages:

  • Simply Accounting Profile - T1 & T2 Plus ACCPAC

Your Career

Through this program, you will develop practical and thorough knowledge of accounting practices, related technology applications, business analytics and soft skills required to help find employment after graduation. With your accounting diploma from Humber, you can pursue career opportunities in accounts payable, accounts receivable, cost accounting, general ledger accounting, general accounting, credit and collections, inventory control, payroll accounting, budget analysis consulting, financial accounting, management accounting and tax preparation.

Your solid understanding of current accounting practices and ability to use the latest accounting software will make you marketable in a competitive marketplace and allow you to excel at helping organizations manage and strengthen their financial well-being.


Professional Accreditation, Endorsement and Recognition

Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario:

(i) Chartered Professional Accountant Designation (CPA)
Both the two-year and three-year diploma programs offer pathways for students interested in pursuing an Ontario Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. When used as transfer credits towards a qualifying university degree, the two-year and three-year diplomas support the completion of the PREP level of the CPA academic requirements.

(ii) Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF)
Both the two-year and three-year diploma programs offer pathways for students interested in pursuing the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF). When used as transfer credits, both diplomas support the prerequisite program requirements. Additionally, the three year diploma supports some of the ACAF technical program requirements. 

Details regarding the acceptance of Humber College credits towards ACAF can be found at: gocpaontario.ca/Content/Attachments/Humber College.pdf.

Note: Given the current state of unification of the accounting profession under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, and the newly formed Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF), we urge you to stay informed by visiting the CPA website cpaontario.ca.

Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF): cpacanada.ca/en/career-and-professional-development/cpa-canada-advanced-certificate-in-accounting-and-finance.

Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping
Students are able to complete most of the academic requirements of the Certified Bookkeeper Designation (CB) within the two-year and three-year diploma programs.

Additional requirements may apply.

Note: The requirements for the additional credential(s) are determined by the granting body, which is independent from the College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling. 

 

 


Scholarships & Awards

Students may be eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.

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