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Business - Accounting Diploma Program - 316/356

Program overview:
START DATE: September, January
PROGRAM STATUS: Open for September 2016, Open for January 2017
SCHOOL: Business
PROGRAM NUMBER: 316 (Non Co-op), 356 (Co-op)
PROGRAM LENGTH: 2 academic years (periods of 8 months), plus optional Co-op
CAMPUS: Fennell Campus - Hamilton
ACCREDITATION: Ontario College Diploma
Campus September 2016 January 2017
316 - Fennell Campus - Hamilton
(Non Co-op Option)
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356 - Fennell Campus - Hamilton
(Co-op Option)
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If you have a way with numbers, this program is a great introduction to fiscal management and accounting theory

Program Highlights:

  • Experience a balance of accounting theory and practical applications with integrated computer technologies
  • Specialize in financial accounting, cost and management accounting, taxation, business finance, and applied accounting systems
  • Progress towards a professional accounting designation or advanced accounting certificate through CPA Ontario
    • Transfer credits to a degree granting institution
  • Upon completion of a common first semester, students can choose to transfer into second semester of one of the following programs:
    • Business - Financial Services
    • Business - Marketing
    • Business Administration
    • Business (General)
    • Insurance

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Earn while you learn with paid work semesters


CPA Ontario has launched a new professional accounting certficate, Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF). Completion of the 2 year Accounting diploma will meet the pre-requisite requirements to enter the ACAF educational program. For more information please visit:

For post-secondary students considering the pursuit of a professional accounting designation, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA) have approved the recognition of college credits for degree transfer. For more information please visit:

FAQs Transitioning from the CGA Program to the CPA Program

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