Business Administration Diploma - Accounting

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Continuing to build upon the concepts developed at the certificate level, the Business Administration Diploma in Accounting gives students the opportunity to concentrate on accounting systems and procedures.  Students will acquire a highly-sought after accounting specialization, as well as the broad range of knowledge and skills required to function in supervisory roles.

Upon graduation, students are well on their way to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant. Students are required to continue their education in an approved Business degree program to be eligible for the designation.

Learn how to make important business evaluations and decisions, think critically about the economic activities of a variety of organizations, and manage your own business.  

Walk away with knowledge and skills that will support your everyday life, as well as any dream you have.

Credential
Diploma

Admission Requirements
1st Year Business Administration Certificate, plus individual course pre-requisites. Exceptions must be approved by the Program Dean.

Please refer to the following link for minimum technical requirements at our Moodlesite.

Career Potential
Business Administration students with a specialization in Accounting find fantastic employment with municipalities, banks, accounting firms, and a variety of small and large organizations. Many job opportunities await you:

  • Auditor
  • Tax Specialist
  • Bookkeeper
  • Payroll Officer
  • Accounts Supervisor
  • Finance Officer

Transferability
Graduates of this program have been accepted into Business degree programs on an individual basis. Portage College is currently working on formal transfer agreements with our post-secondary degree-granting institutions. 

Course List

  • ACCT211 - MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
  • ACCT212 - COMPUTERIZED ACCOUNTING
  • ACCT215 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING I
  • ACCT220 - TAX
  • ACCT225 - FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
  • BUSI221 - HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
  • BUSI225 - STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT
  • CMIS200 - COMPUTER MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS
  • FINA211 - BUSINESS FINANCE
  • MATH118 - BUSINESS STATISTICS