|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||3 Semesters/ 12 Months, includes 1 field placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$30,663 per program
The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$28,971), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$390 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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|Accommodation fee||CA$1,800 per month
The above fee is an estimated amount for for one month.
High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
Note: Although not required for admission, completion of Grade 12 mathematics is recommended for your success in the program.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If you are not coming from a country where English is the primary language, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
This twelve-month diploma program will develop the administrative and technological skills you will need in order to meet the demands of the current and emerging business environment. Through practical, hands-on training you will acquire a knowledge of business office procedures, document preparation, Microsoft Office applications, basic human resources practices, professionalism and ethics.
In three consecutive semesters, you will acquire the skills and knowledge usually offered in a four-semester program. This format allows you to complete the program and access the job market at non-traditional times. Fluency in English is critical to your success in the program and the business environment, and there is a strong focus on communicating effectively from the beginning of your program to graduation.
Required Keyboarding Speed
You must have a keyboarding speed of 50 words per minute (net) to graduate from this program.
Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:
- Written communication, drafting and proofreading
- Organization and time management
- Scheduling and task coordination
- Facility in basic accounting procedures
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications
If you meet all the necessary academic requirements, you will be able to participate in an unpaid field placement that will allow you to acquire hands-on experience in a formal work environment. You may have a shared responsibility for securing a placement. The placement may take place after the third semester of classroom studies, extending the length of the program by one month. Successful completion of this placement is a requirement for graduation.
When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:
- Executive assistant
- Administrative assistant
- Office manager
- Executive secretary