|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Toronto|
|Nominal duration||2 years, includes 1 work placement|
|Tuition fee||CA$17,223 per year
The fees are for the 2023–2024 academic year and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$375 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$75) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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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: This program is available for if the applicant meets all academic requirements other than English.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, if English is not your first language, OR you did not complete a minimum of two years of full-time study at the secondary school level in an English language school system in a country where English is considered the primary language or the primary language of instruction and evaluation is English, with acceptable grades in all English courses, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Humber’s Business – Accounting diploma program provides you with a well-rounded accounting education with training in accounting procedures and theory, taxation, business law, information systems, and management. Supported by our state-of-the-art Accounting Centre, you’ll learn best practices in accounting and become skilled at using industry-standard software including Profile (personal tax), Access, Excel, Quickbooks, SAGE 50 Accounting (formerly known as Simply Accounting) and SAGE 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 helps you develop broad-based business skills including human resource administration, business writing, macroeconomics and finance. At any time, you can transfer to the three-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma program, which has an optional co-op opportunity.
You may choose to study for four consecutive semesters if you wish to accelerate your path to graduation.
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 provides students with direction and assistance in the development of resumés and job search techniques.
Throughout 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. 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
- tax preparation
Your solid understanding of current accounting practices and the 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 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.
Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)
This diploma is a newly accredited program with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). The ACCA qualification is a global accountancy credential recognized in many countries and it will have particular appeal for those graduates working in global workplaces. Our graduates are eligible for exemptions against 3 of the 9 papers in the ACCA program. (In addition to the nine required papers, ACCA candidates must also complete additional academic requirements through ACCA and have proven 3 years of practical work experience within a relevant role to earn the ACCA qualification.) Students are encouraged to stay informed about the current requirements to earn this qualification through information on the following websites:
Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping
The program meets the academic requirements for the Certified Bookkeeper (CB) designation offered by the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping.