Obtain the business, financial and practical skills you need to succeed in an Accounting career.
|Program Status:||Accepting Applications|
|Co-ordinator:||Shelly York Email|
|Credential:||Ontario College Advanced Diploma|
|Start Dates:||September 03, 2013|
|Tuition Fees:||$1,906.50 per semester*|
|* Tuition and fees subject to change.|
The three-year Business Administration - Accounting program provides the opportunity to:
- Participate in a field placement with a business or industry for hands-on experience.
- Take part in courses common to all Business Administration students at Fleming in semesters one and two - to gain a good overview of business.
- Specialize in the training you'll need to pursue your career as an accountant in semesters three through six.
Why Choose Fleming
Graduates of the Accounting program can choose to enter the workforce or pursue a professional designation. Your course work can be counted towards exemptions in the first three levels of the Certified General Accountant (CGA) program of study. You'll be taught by professionals who know what you need to succeed -- and graduate with the relevant education employers are looking for.
This program will prepare you for a career in today's ever-changing world. The EDGE focus within the School of Justice and Business Studies is founded on 4 principles:
- Environmental Responsibility: Learn how to contribute to a sustainable future. Ensure your career leaves a green footprint.
- Diversity: Work with a variety of people from faculty, administration, students and members of the community. Learn how to be creative and innovative.
- Global Perspective: Learn to compete on a level playing field in the global market.
- Experience: Gain real experience in your field through case studies, simulations, placements and applied projects.
Develop your EDGE at the School of Justice and Business Studies.
Put your education to the test. As part of your studies, you will complete a minimum of 140 hours of field placement. You'll arrange these placements, with the support of your program co-ordinator, during the course of study. This experience in a business or industry will give you the chance to put your education to work and provide contacts and a network for future employment.
Is this You?
To succeed in an accounting career you require these skills or traits:
- Problem-solving ability
- Computer skills
- Strong analytical and creative thinking skills
- Strong interpersonal skills
Job opportunities are available in many sectors, including: banks, manufacturing and service companies, government ministries, and non-profit or charitable organizations. Positions range from junior accountant to financial analyst, as well as accounting technician or auditor, among others.
Minimum Admission Requirements
OSSD with the majority of credits at the College (C) and Open (O) level, including:
- 2 College (C) English courses (Grade 11 or Grade 12)
- 1 College (C) Math course (Grade 11)
When (C) is the minimum course level for admission, (U) or (U/C) courses are also accepted.
Recommended (but not required for admission):
- Grade 12 College (C) Math
If you are 19 years of age or older before classes start, and you do not possess an OSSD, you can write the Canadian Adult Achievement Test to assess your eligibility for admission. Additional testing or academic upgrading may be necessary to meet specific course requirements for this program.
* Students starting in January are required to attend classes over the summer semester.
Graduates can pursue a CGA program after graduation for further qualifications and professional designation.
Approximately $1,000 per year for books and supplies.
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For more information see the Pathways to University page.
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