All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Humber’s English Language Proficiency Policy.
An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older (21 or older for degree programs) as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U level or equivalent.
An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber will use your college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.
An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber will use your university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. You may also be eligible for transfer credit if you are admitted to a Humber program.
Selection: Admission selection is based on the academic criteria indicated. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee admission.
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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. Humber also awards a $2500 degree scholarship to diploma graduates with a program grade point average of 80% or more.
Graduates may be considered for admission to:
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:
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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Details on transferring credits or credentials from another college or university or how to apply for credit based on prior work or life experience.
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.
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
Admission to the academic programs listed is at the sole discretion of the partner post-secondary institution. Please contact the institution for detailed admission requirements.
Qualified graduates may be eligible for transfer to the University of Guelph-Humber.
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Humber offers a number of Ontario graduate certificates to help take your education further.
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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.
If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.
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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.Courses Program Standards
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 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:
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.
(i) Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation
Both the two-year Business-Accounting diploma and three-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma programs offer pathways for students interested in pursuing an Ontario Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. When recognized as transfer credits towards a qualifying university degree, the two-year Business-Accounting diploma and three-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma support the completion of the CPA Professional Education Program academic requirements.
Please Note: Given the current state of unification of the accounting profession in Ontario under the CPA designation, you are encouraged to stay informed by visiting the CPA Canada website.
(ii) Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF)
Both the two-year Business-Accounting diploma and three-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced 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 entry and applied course requirements. Additionally, the three year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma supports all of the ACAF technical course requirements.
Please 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), you are encouraged to stay informed by visiting the CPA Canada website.
Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping
The program meets some of the academic requirements for the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation.
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.
Students may be eligible for a number of scholarships and awards.
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