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Accounting, Business Administration

Ministry Title: Business Administration - Accounting

Credential: Advanced DiplomaProgram Code: 02111Length: 6 semestersProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following 3 requirements:

  • Academic

    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

    or

    or

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

  • English Language Proficiency

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

  • International Credit Evaluation

    Canadian citizens or permanent residents with international education are required to provide a WES or ICAS evaluation.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

Students are required to have a PC laptop and access to MS Office including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and PowerBI. Consideration of the length of battery life is also important as in class time, examinations can extend to 3+ hours. Recommended (Optional): an external wireless  mouse and an external plugin number pad to facilitate speed of accounting related functions.

Fees

The 2019-2020 fee for two semesters was:

  • domestic: $3,754.50
  • international: $15,412.00

Fees are subject to change.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

Learn more

Fees by Semester 

Fees by Semester

Semester 1 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $7,496.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 2 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $7,496.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 3 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $7,496.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 4 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $7,496.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 5 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $7,496.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

 

Semester 6 Domestic Fee International Fee*
Total $1,877.25 $7,496.00
Tuition $1,351.41 $6,970.16
Compulsory Ancillary Fee $469.89 $469.89
Enhanced Student Experience Fee (Optional) $55.95 $55.95
Program Ancillary Fee $0.00 $0.00
Co-op/Placement $0.00 $0.00

*Plus Mandatory Health Insurance fee once per academic year: Fall start - $420 Winter start - $280 Summer start - $140

Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

PATHWAYS OUT TO ANOTHER PROGRAM:

WITHIN HUMBER

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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 three 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 minimum grade of 65 per cent.
  • Any Grade 12U-level Mathematics with a minimum grade of 60 per cent, or Humber's BMTH 120 and BSTA 200 with an average of 60 per cent or more.

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.

Apply for this degree starting in Winter 2019>   

$2500.00 Diploma to Degree Transfer Student Scholarship

All students who have achieved a cumulative program grade point average (GPA) of 80% or better upon graduation of their Ontario college diploma will be automatically awarded a one-time scholarship of $2,500 in recognition of their academic achievement at the diploma level.

TO A PARTNER INSTITUTION

Bachelor of Science - Business Administration, Management

Humber and Centenary University have entered into an agreement to facilitate the transfer of Humber graduates with appropriate prerequisite qualifications and grades for advanced standing into Centenary University.  

Graduates with a GPA of B- or 80-82% in Humber's Business Administration-Accounting, or Business Administration programs may receive up to 96 credits towards the BSc, Business Administration - Management program.  Thirty-two (32) remaining credits may be required for program completion.  Final advanced standing granted to an applicant requires an assessment of transcripts and electives taken.

Humber applicants are required to submit the following to Centenary:

  • a completed application form (with essay where applicable) along with the application fee
  • official Humber transcript sent directly to Centenary from Humber
  • verification of high school graduation
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Humber Program Coordinator, specifying why the student is a good candidate for the program.

For more information, contact:

Tina Tang, Associate Director of International Admissions
hongrong.tang@centenaryuniversity.edu

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.

Bachelor of Science, Business Administration, Accounting

Humber and Centenary University have entered into an agreement to facilitate the transfer of Humber graduates with appropriate prerequisite qualifications and grades for advanced standing into Centenary University.  

Graduates with a GPA of B- or 80-82% in Humber's Business Administration-Accounting program may receive up to 96 credits towards the BSc, Business Administration - Accounting program.  Thirty-two (32) remaining credits may be required for program completion.  Final advanced standing granted to an applicant requires an assessment of transcripts and electives taken.

Humber applicants are required to submit the following to Centenary:

  • a completed application form (with essay where applicable) along with the application fee
  • official Humber transcript sent directly to Centenary from Humber
  • verification of high school graduation
  • Letter of Recommendation from a Humber Program Coordinator, specifying why the student is a good candidate for the program.

For more information, contact:

Tina Tang, Associate Director of International Admissions
hongrong.tang@centenaryuniversity.edu

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.

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) - Major in Accounting

After successful completion of a three year Humber Advanced Diploma, Accounting Business Administration students will have approximately one academic year's worth of coursework to complete the Northwood University's BBA - Major in Accounting program. After successful completion of the BBA program, students can apply for an accelerated MBA program or the twenty-four (24) month MBA program offered by Northwood University.

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.

Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting), Nathan, Logan or Gold Coast

Applicants from Humber College who meet the requirements will be eligible for admission to Griffith University (Nathan, Logan or Gold Coast) with full block transfer credit, provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available in the related program of study.

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.

Law LLB

Humber students who have successfully completed a Diploma in any field at Humber College and meet the requirements, will be considered for admission into the University of Gloucestershire's Law LLB (Hons) (2-year fast track). International students should demonstrate and must provide evidence that they have attained a level of English Equivalent to IELTS 6.0 overall. Alternative acceptable English Language qualifications can be found at: http://www.glos.ac.uk/study/international/Pages/international-students.aspx

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

BBA Accounting

For those students who complete a 3 year diploma at Humber, Davenport University will grant the student 90 credit hours toward the completion of a bachelor degree program. You will need to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours (approximately one year of full-time attendance) to meet residency and program requirements and to complete your bachelor degree program. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours to earn a bachelor degree. The total credit hours will include the completed 3 year diploma classes plus any courses completed through Davenport University.

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.

BBA Accounting Fraud Investigation

For those students who complete a 3 year diploma at Humber, Davenport University will grant the student 90 credit hours toward the completion of a bachelor degree program. You will need to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours (approximately one year of full-time attendance) to meet residency and program requirements and to complete your bachelor degree program. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours to earn a bachelor degree. The total credit hours will include the completed 3 year diploma classes plus any courses completed through Davenport University.

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.

BBA/MACC Honours Professional Accountancy

For those students who complete a 3 year diploma at Humber, Davenport University will grant the student 90 credit hours toward the completion of a bachelor degree program. You will need to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours (approximately one year of full-time attendance) to meet residency and program requirements and to complete your bachelor degree program. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours to earn a bachelor degree. The total credit hours will include the completed 3 year diploma classes plus any courses completed through Davenport University.

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.

BBA Finance

For those students who complete a 3 year diploma at Humber, Davenport University will grant the student 90 credit hours toward the completion of a bachelor degree program. You will need to complete a minimum of 30 credit hours (approximately one year of full-time attendance) to meet residency and program requirements and to complete your bachelor degree program. Students must complete a minimum total of 120 semester credit hours to earn a bachelor degree. The total credit hours will include the completed 3 year diploma classes plus any courses completed through Davenport University.

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.

Bachelor (Hons) of Arts in Accounting (Level 8)

Humber graduates of the Accounting, Business Administration Advanced Diploma may apply to the Bachelor of Arts in Accounting (Honours) Level 8 at the Athlone Institute of Technology (AIT). Graduates will complete 4 semesters in Ireland to complete the Honours Bachelor degree. Typically semesters in AIT operate Sep-Dec and Jan-May. Therefore, the end-to-end period of study for students who pass all examinations in their selected IoT would be approximately 21 months including 15 weeks of student summer vacation covering 1-Jun to 1-Sep each year. Graduates of the Level 8 BBS are eligible to progress to the Masters of Arts in Accounting.

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.

Bachelor of Business (Level 7)

Humber graduates of the Accounting, Business Administration Advanced Diploma may apply to the Bachelor of Business (Level 7) at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB). Graduates completing one year (2 semesters) in ITB can progress to level 8 honours degree and subsequently to an MBS programme based on minimum 2.2 award at level 8.

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.

Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance (Level 7)

Humber graduates of the Accounting, Business Administration Advanced Diploma may apply to the Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance (Level 7) at the Institute of Technology Blanchardstown (ITB). Graduates completing one year (2 semesters) in ITB can progress to level 8 honours degree.

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.

Bachelor of Business (Hons) Accounting (Level 8)

Humber graduates of the Business Administration - Accounting Advanced Diploma program will be eligible to apply for the Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting (Level 8) at Letterkenny Institute of Technology in Ireland. Graduates of three-year programs will generally be able to secure an honours degree with one further year of study. Students who graduate from the Level 8 Bachelor of Business - Accounting are eligible to progress to the one-year Masters in Marketing Practice.

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.

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in Accounting (Level 8)

Business Administration - Accounting Diploma graduates will complete 2 years at the Institute of Technology Carlow in Ireland to complete the Honours Bachelor degree. Stages operate Sep-May. Therefore, the end-to-end period of study for CO students who pass all examinations in their selected IoT would be approximately 9 months including 15 weeks of student summer vacation covering 1-Jun to 1-Sep each year.

Graduates of the Level 8 BA (honours) degree are eligible to progress onto a Masters of Arts in Accounting and also obtain exemptions from some modules of the professional examinations for the  Accountancy Bodies.

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.

Bachelor (Hons) of Arts in Accounting (Level 8)

Graduates of the Humber Accounting, Business Administration Advanced Diploma will complete two semesters at the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DkIT) in Ireland to complete the Bachelor (Honours)of Arts in Accounting. Semesters in DkIT operate September to January and February to June, Therefore, the end-to-end period of study who pass all examinations would be approximately 10 months.

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.

Bachelor (Hons) of Arts in Accounting (Level 8)

Humber graduates of the Accounting – Business Administration Advanced Diploma program will be eligible to apply for the Bachelor (Honours) of Arts in Accounting or the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (Level 8) Accounting Stream at the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland.  Graduates will complete 2 semesters in Ireland to complete either the Honours Bachelor Degree in Accounting or the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (Level 8) Accounting Stream. 

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 

Bachelor of Business (Hons) (Level 8) Accounting Stream

Humber graduates of the Accounting – Business Administration Advanced Diploma program will be eligible to apply for the Bachelor (Honours) of Arts in Accounting or the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (Level 8) Accounting Stream at the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland.  Graduates will complete 2 semesters in Ireland to complete either the Honours Bachelor Degree in Accounting or the Bachelor of Business (Honours) (Level 8) Accounting Stream. 

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 

Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business Administration diploma, Business Administration Co-op diploma, and Business Administration - Accounting diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 66 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Alternatively, Business Administration diploma graduates may progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 75 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  •  Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  •  Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business Administration diploma, Business Administration Co-op diploma, and Business Administration - Accounting diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 66 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Alternatively, Business Administration diploma graduates may progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 75 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  •  Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  •  Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

Bachelor of Commerce + major (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business Administration diploma, Business Administration Co-op diploma, and Business Administration - Accounting diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 66 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Alternatively, Business Administration diploma graduates may progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 75 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  •  Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  •  Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

Bachelor of Management 3 Year (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business Administration diploma, Business Administration Co-op diploma, and Business Administration - Accounting diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 66 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Alternatively, Business Administration diploma graduates may progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 75 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  •  Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  •  Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

Bachelor of Management 4 Year (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business Administration diploma, Business Administration Co-op diploma, and Business Administration - Accounting diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 66 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Alternatively, Business Administration diploma graduates may progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 75 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  •  Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  •  Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

Bachelor of Management 4 Year + major (Post Diploma)

Humber and Athabasca University have entered into an agreement that allows Business Administration diploma, Business Administration Co-op diploma, and Business Administration - Accounting diploma graduates the ability to progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 66 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma), plus a major
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 3 Yr
  • Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma)  4 Yr, plus a major
  • Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations (Post Diploma)

Alternatively, Business Administration diploma graduates may progress directly into the following degree programs with advanced standing of 75 credits provided all other entrance criteria are met and space remains available:

  •  Bachelor of Commerce (Post Diploma)
  •  Bachelor of Management (Post Diploma) 4 Yr

For more information and application requirements, please contact the institution.

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.

Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Catherine Duffy, program co-ordinator
416.675.6622 ext. 4597
catherine.duffy@humber.ca

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How to Apply

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.

Admissions Road Map

Apply through Ontario Colleges

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

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

Apply through the International Centre

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Humber’s Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma program covers a number of areas including accounting theory, procedures and best practices. Detailed instruction is provided in bookkeeping, auditing, taxation, business law, information systems, finance and management. You’ll gain hands-on experience in industry-standard software such as Profile (personal and corporate tax), Access, Excel, SAGE 50 Accounting (formerly known as Simply Accounting) and Accpac Plus in our Accounting Centre. Learn the inner workings of the accounting field from expert faculty who will teach you key concepts in accounting and taxation related to buying, selling, financing and investing transactions.

Courses Program Standards

Upon successful completion of the program, a graduate will:

  • Record financial transactions in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships, private enterprises, publicly accountable enterprises and non-profit organizations.
  • Prepare and present financial statements, reports and other documents in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships and private enterprises.
  • Contribute to strategic decision-making by applying advanced management accounting concepts.
  • Prepare individuals' and Canadian-controlled private corporations’ income tax returns and individuals’ basic tax planning in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Analyze and evaluate organizational structures and the interdependence of functional areas, and contribute to the development of strategies which positively impact financial performance.
  • Analyze and evaluate, within a Canadian context, the impact of economic variables, legislation, ethics, technological advances and the environment on an organization’s operations.
  • Analyze and evaluate an organization's internal control system, taking risk management into account.
  • Contribute to strategic decision-making by applying advanced financial management concepts.
  • Co-ordinate the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of team projects by applying project management principles.


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Work Placement

Optional Co-op Work Placement Program

There are a limited number of spaces for students to mix co-op work experience with their academic learning in alternating semesters through an optional co-op program. This co-op program is structured to include from one to three co-op work terms, taking place between academic terms. Participation in the co-op program may increase time to complete the diploma by one to three semesters. The optional co-op program provides students with an opportunity to gain valuable experience. Co-op work opportunities are not guaranteed, as students are in a competitive job placement market.

Students not selected for co-op placements will complete the standard 84-hour work placement course in their final semester. Through this course, they will put their accounting knowledge and skills into practice. Students find a 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

There is no better place to focus on an education in accounting than at the Faculty of Business at Humber. Our experienced faculty combined with an industry-focused curriculum and renowned industry partners put our program among the very best. Benefit from program specific resources like "The Accounting Centre" and challenging case studies.

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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

Toronto is the second largest financial service centre in North America, and our 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 accounting, general accounting, credit and collections, inventory control, payroll accounting, internal/external auditing, financial planning and analysis, financial accounting, management accounting, tax auditing, tax preparation, and compliance managing.

Through our program, you will gain 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 Accreditations & Recognition

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.

Note:  Students are encouraged to stay informed about the current requirements to become a CPA through information on the CPA Ontario and CPA Canada websites.   

Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF)

The Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Ontario has advised that the CPA ‘Advanced Certificate in Accounting & Finance’ (ACAF) program will be discontinued. CPA’s market research found that college accounting programs are well regarded in the employer market across Canada and offer the same opportunities.

The path to the CPA designation is unchanged though and once you’ve completed your accounting diploma, assuming you have met minimum grade and GPA requirements, you would be eligible to pathway into Humber’s accounting degree program, the Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting

Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping

The program meets some of the academic requirements for the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation offered by the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Program Availability

START DATE LOCATION STATUS INTERNATIONAL STATUS
January 2020 North Open Closed
May 2020 North Open Open
September 2020 North Open Open
January 2021 North Open Open
May 2021 North Open Open

An Invaluable Experience

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Watch the video to hear students' experiences working with case studies and how it helped improve many of their skills.


Business, Accounting & Management Success Stories

Wawanesa Donates Another $20,000 to the Insurance Management Program

Wawanesa Donates Another $20,000 to the Insurance Management Program

Fri, September 27, 2019

After donating a gift of $30,000 to the Insurance Management Program, Wawanesa Insurance donated another $20,000 gift to support the program's growth.

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Insurance Management Program Partners with the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario

Insurance Management Program Partners with the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario

Fri, September 27, 2019

Colin Simpson, CEO of the Insurance Brokers Association of Ontario (IBAO) was on-site to speak to students about IBAO.

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The Canadian Society of Club Managers Forms Second Student Branch with Humber College

The Canadian Society of Club Managers Forms Second Student Branch with Humber College

Tue, September 24, 2019

The Canadian Society of Club Managers (CSCM) has formed its second official Canadian student branch in the Professional Golf Management Program

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Faculty of Business Events

Faculty of Business - Fall Career Fair

Faculty of Business - Fall Career Fair

Humber

Tue, October 29, 2019 | 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Off Campus

We are excited to invite you to our Faculty of Business Career Fair

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Tuition Deposit Due for Winter 2020

Tuition Deposit Due for Winter 2020

Humber

Wed, November 06, 2019
All Campuses

Fall Convocation

Fall Convocation

Humber

Thu, November 07, 2019
All Campuses

Faculty of Business News

The DBSA Organizes Another Successful TechWeek

The DBSA Organizes Another Successful TechWeek

Mon, September 30, 2019

A big shout-out to our DBSA team and our presenters for making this Fall’s TechWeek series a huge success!

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Canadian Diplomat Speaks to Students about her Posting in Afghanistan

Canadian Diplomat Speaks to Students about her Posting in Afghanistan

Thu, May 09, 2019

This April, Professor Jasteena Dhillon hosted a Fireside Chat with Eileen Olexiuk.

Ms. Olexiuk was the first Global Affairs Canadian diplomat to be posted to Afghanistan after the fall of the Taliban regime in 2001. In a dangerous time in the region, she addressed issues with courage and conviction, including speaking out on torture and abuse taking place in Afghan prisons. 4th-year Paralegal Degree Student - Krystina Lau co-organised this event, that was attended by students and faculty from International Development, Liberal Arts and Community Development.

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