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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Business Administration – Accounting

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Co-op | 3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Advanced preparation for your career in accounting.

Program Overview

Learn how accounting supports business

Businesses rely on accountants to monitor their performance, compliance and financial health. Your first year will involve common curriculum shared by all business administration students, providing you with an understanding of how companies work. Topics of study include communications, finance, human resources and marketing — all areas of business you’ll impact as an accountant.

Specialize your skills through electives

Study advanced accounting principles that aren't covered in our two-year Business Accounting program! In your final year, you can master skills essential for employment in the field's more demanding positions. You'll take more specialized accounting courses, including audit and taxation. You'll also have the flexibility to choose several accounting electives based on your interests.

Optional accounting co-op placement

Enjoy the opportunity to earn while you learn! All advanced diploma students have the option of gaining more than 1,000 hours of work experience through a co-op work term. Co-op is a competitive program and you’ll need to meet certain academic requirements to participate. Connections you build during your work term may lead to employment opportunities after you graduate.

Learn from industry experts

Sheridan’s accounting professors are actively involved in the industry, presenting at conferences and contributing to publications of accounting textbooks and articles. Many also hold the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation and maintain strong ties with the business community, which may assist you with obtaining a co-op work term.

Graduate halfway towards your degree

Interested in pursuing your Chartered Professional Accountant designation? As a graduate of this program, you could be just two years away from obtaining the degree you’ll need for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). Our Degree Completion program allows you to apply your diploma credits towards the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting degree.

Work towards the globally recognized ACCA designation

ACCA accredited programme logo

This program is recognized by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) as an accredited program.

When you graduate from your 3-year Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma at Sheridan, you'll receive the following ACCA Qualification credits:

  • Business and Technology (BT)
  • Management Accounting (MA)
  • Financial Accounting (FA)
  • Corporate and Business Law (LW)

Learn more about studying the ACCA Qualification at Sheridan College.

Pursue the CMA's Chartered Marketer program

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This program meets the educational prerequisite needed for entry to the Canadian Marketing Association's (CMA) Chartered Marketer program.

Study in Brampton or Mississauga for your first two years

All courses in the first and second year of Sheridan’s Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma program are offered at both our Davis Campus in Brampton and our Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga. Third-year courses are taught exclusively at HMC.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Courses

Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ACCG 16971 Introductory Accounting 1 3
    MKTG 19439 Marketing 1 3
    BUSM 12058 Business Learning Foundations 3
    APPL 19402 Computer Applications for Business 3
    COMM 12423 Business Communication 1 3
    MATH 16269 Business Mathematics 1 3

    Total credits: 18

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ACCG 17937 Introductory Accounting 2 3
    ECON 13936 Microeconomics 3
    FINA 11079 Finance 3
    APPL 23727 Computer Applications for Financial Management 1 3
    COMM 28883 Business Communication 2 3
      General Education Course (Open) 3

    Total credits: 18

  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ACCG 21627 Intermediate Accounting 1A 3
    APPL 30275 Taxation Software Applications 3
    ACCG 23626 Cost & Managerial Accounting 1A 3
    FINA 21048 Corporate Finance 1A 3
    ECON 22358G Macroeconomics 3
    COWT 10022 Co-op Education Forum  
      General Education Course (Open) 3

    Total credits: 18

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    COWT 19999 Co-op Work Term 1  
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ACCG 21646 Intermediate Accounting 1B 3
    APPL 25360 Accounting Software Applications 3
    ACCG 20478 Cost & Managerial Accounting 1B 3
    FINA 28027 Corporate Finance 1B 3
    BUSM 25540 Business Law for Accountants 3
    INFO 31787 Accounting Information Systems 3

    Total credits: 18

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    COWT 20799 Co-op Work Term 2  
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ACCG 35141 Intermediate Accounting 2A 3
    ACCG 36913 Auditing 1A 3
    ACCG 34780 Taxation 1A 3
    MGMT 28081 Project Management in Business 3
    BUSM 35436 Business Cases 3
    General Education Course (Open) 3

    Total credits: 18

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    COWT 39207 Co-op Work Term 3  
  • CODE TITLE CREDITS
    ACCG 30624 Intermediate Accounting 2B 3
    ACCG 31709 Auditing 1B 3
    ACCG 30699 Taxation 1B 3

    Plus three of the following:

    CODE TITLE CREDITS
    MATH 29875 Statistical Methods/Analysis 3
    ACCG 20009 Fundamentals of Payroll Accounting 3
    FINA 20146 Introduction to Corporate Responsibility Management 3
    BUSM 25288 Leadership Development 3
    INFO 32680 Accounting Data Analytics 3
    ACCG 35483 Intermediate Managerial Accounting 3

    Total credits: 18

Courses subject to change.

Current students should refer to their ⁠Academic Requirements in myStudentCentre to track their academic progress and outstanding course requirements.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Admission Requirements

Program Eligibility

Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U), minimum 60%

plus

  • Mathematics, Grade 12 (C or U) or mathematics, Grade 11 (M or U*) * MBF3C does not meet this requirement.
  • Minimum 65% overall average required for PBUSP, PBUSA, PBSAA
  • Minimum 70% overall average required for PBSAC

or

Mature student status.

Applicant Selection

Eligible applicants are selected on the basis of previous academic achievement (the average of their six highest senior-level credits, including required courses).

Applicants who do not meet the admission requirements for this program may be advised individually regarding other related programs.

Transferring from an Ontario College

Business students who have successfully completed one or two years of their program can easily transfer their credits to another college in the province. A system-wide agreement is in place at Sheridan and other colleges, permitting students to transfer among all college business programs across Ontario. The agreement means that business students in programs such as Business General, Human Resources, Accounting and Marketing will receive full credit for their completed courses. Given the high enrolment of business programs, these pathways provide additional flexibility for a significant number of students. Interested students should apply at ontariocolleges.ca using the appropriate program entry level at the new college. For more information, email infosheridan@sheridancollege.ca

English Language Proficiency

All applicants whose first language is not English must meet Sheridan’s English proficiency requirements.

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Career Opportunities

With an advanced diploma in Business Administration – Accounting, you'll be qualified to work in administrative and managerial accounting roles.

Potential career opportunities include:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Intermediate Accountant
  • Accounting Consultant
  • Auditor
  • Accounts Receivable Manager
  • Payroll and Benefits Administrator
  • Cost Accountant

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Co-op

Students enter this program in either the Co-op or non-Co-op program. Continuation in the Co-op program is conditional on maintaining the established minimum required academic standard. The program-specific academic standard required for participation in Co-op can be found here: Academic Standards for Co-op and Internship. If there are seats available, students in the non-Co-op program may have the opportunity to apply to the Co-op program at the end of first year. This would be a competitive process with limited seats available. Students in the Co-op program are eligible to complete three Co-op work terms prior to graduation.

Co-operative Education is a form of work-integrated learning that links classroom learning with paid or unpaid work experience within a professional environment. Co-op work terms are related specifically to the academic studies of each student. The work terms provide an opportunity to learn by doing. You’ll apply theory to practice, develop a meaningful view of the working world, and cultivate an awareness of yourself as a professional.

Students receive in-class and 1-on-1 career education support to help prepare for the work term. The Co-op component is delivered by Sheridan’s Co-operative Education Office, which facilitates over 1,800 Co-op/Internship work terms per year Sheridan-wide.

Learn more about Cooperative Education and Internships at Sheridan.

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Degree Completion

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If you have a two-year Ontario business diploma or a three-year Ontario business advanced diploma with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher, you may be eligible for one of our Degree Completion programs.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to apply your diploma credits toward a Sheridan degree.

Degree Completion allows you to:

✔ Build on your diploma
✔ Get your degree in less time
✔ Advance your career

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Advanced Entry Challenge Exams

Get credit for what you know

Sheridan recognizes and appreciates that advanced learning doesn’t always require standard classroom instruction, and that opportunities to advance skills and learn new technologies are everywhere.

If you have significant knowledge and experience in programming, web development, database and/or networking, you may choose to complete Advanced Entry Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (AEPLAR) Challenge Exams for academic credit towards your Sheridan Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma.

How do Challenge Exams work?

AEPLAR Challenge Exams are administered by and through the Sheridan College Assessment Centre or through an approved Test Centre. There are fees to write each exam (an Assessment Centre fee and a Challenge Exam fee).

Your completed Challenge Exam(s) will be evaluated to determine whether you’re eligible for credit in one or more courses within the identified program streams.

Prior Learning Assessment and Recognition (PLAR) and Advanced Standing credits are subject to Sheridan’s policies and procedures. Learn more about Sheridan’s Credit Transfer policies and procedures.

I have previous postsecondary education. Should I write a Challenge Exam?

No. Challenge Exams are designed for applicants with knowledge and experience gained outside of formal education. If you have previous postsecondary education, we encourage you to apply for Advanced Standing instead — you may be eligible to apply your previously earned credits towards your new program at Sheridan.

What subjects can I complete Challenge Exams for?

Challenge Exams for applicants to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program are designed to test skills in specific knowledge streams within this program:

  • Programming – Introductory
  • Programming – .NET
  • Programming – Advanced Java
  • Networking
  • Web Development
  • Operating Systems
  • Databases
  • Software Design
  • Mobile App Development – Android
  • Mobile App Development – iOS
  • Game Development – UNITY
  • Wireless

You can also choose to complete Challenge Exams for specific individual courses within the Computer Systems Technology program.

Complete a free self-assessment test to help you determine whether Challenge Exams are a good option for you.

How do I apply to complete a Challenge Exam?

Step 1: Make sure you meet the program admission requirements

You must meet the program admission requirements to be eligible for admission and PLAR.

Step 2: Complete a free self-assessment

Complete a free self-assessment test for each knowledge stream you wish to challenge. This will help you determine whether your current skills will enable you to succeed in the Challenge Exam(s).

Step 3: Apply to Sheridan's Computer Systems Technology advanced diploma program

Apply to the Computer Systems Technology – Software Development and Network Engineering program.

To be eligible to complete Challenge Exams for this program, you must select "Advanced Entry" as the level of the program on your application.

Step 4: Follow the instructions to complete your Challenge Exam(s)

Once Sheridan receives your application, we’ll send you an email with instructions on how to register and pay for your Challenge Exam(s). Follow those instructions.

Once you’ve completed your Challenge Exam(s), subject matter experts in Sheridan’s Faculty of Applied Science and Technology will evaluate them within 10 business days. The Faculty will forward your results to the Office of the Registrar, and any approved credit transfers will be posted in your Credit Transfer centre. Exam feedback will not be provided.

Step 5: Accept your offer of admission and pay your program fees

If you receive an offer of admission to Sheridan, please follow the instructions to confirm your offer and pay your fees by the due dates indicated in order to reserve your spot in the program.

We wish you success in this process and look forward to seeing you at Sheridan!

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Internship

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Fees

Fees shown here are estimates only. Fees are in Canadian dollars and include tuition, health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees shown here are for the 2024–2025 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic semesters of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent semesters are not reflected on this website.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$4,518.97

Notes: Co-op students must pay an additional fee of $535 in the term prior to each co-op work term.

Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$15,912.97

Financial Aid & Awards

Your education is a big investment, and we're here to help! Keep an eye on our Financial Aid & Awards page for regular updates, and check out these important links:

International Entrance Scholarship

All new international students* beginning their full-time postsecondary studies (Year 1, Semester 1) in Spring 2024, Fall 2024 or Winter 2025 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $3,000.

*ESL and programs with tuition reduction are excluded

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Record financial transactions in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships, private enterprises, publicly accountable enterprises and non-profit organizations.
  • Prepare and present financial statements, reports and other documents in compliance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles for sole proprietorships, partnerships and private enterprises.
  • Contribute to strategic decision-making by applying advanced management accounting concepts.
  • Prepare individuals' and Canadian-controlled private corporations' income tax returns and individuals' basic tax planning in compliance with relevant legislation and regulation.
  • Analyze and evaluate organizational structures and the interdependence of functional areas, and contribute to the development of strategies which positively impact financial performance.
  • Analyze and evaluate, within a Canadian context, the impact of economic variables, legislation, ethics, technological advances and the environment on a organization's operations.
  • Analyze and evaluate an organization's internal control system, taking risk management into account.
  • Contribute to strategic decision-making by applying advanced financial management concepts.
  • Co-ordinate the planning, implementation, management and evaluation of team projects by applying project management principles.

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Frequently Asked Questions

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Financial Planning Certification

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Professional Sales Certificate

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Earn your Masters degree

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Transfer Opportunities

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Clinical Placements

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Articulation Agreements

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Educational philosophy

Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design curriculum and its delivery are designed to address current social issues pertinent to the design industry. This enables students to broaden their understanding of their place within the world.

Fundamental to the vision of the program is the balance of creative and conceptual thinking with the technical and business aspects of the profession. Courses follow a logical sequence with the degree of difficulty building vertically from first year to fourth year.

The various streams provide a range of design problems building in size and scope, from simple to complex in various design sectors. The curriculum builds on fundamental introductions that ensures a strong foundation for students to apply additional more complex learning and skills developed later in the program.

Studio projects are designed to mimic professional practice and require applied theory, creativity and strong technical knowledge. Curriculum is also connected horizontally across each semester to help support the learning in courses happening simultaneously. This demonstrates the inter-connected knowledge and skills required to practice in the industry.

The program provides many opportunities that expose students to practicing professionals and professional practice. Industry leaders and representatives from professional associations like ARIDO and IDC are invited into the classroom as jurors and guest speakers throughout the four years. The internship also provides professional design work experience for students before they enter their final year of study.

The curriculum is student-centric and designed to equip students with the skills that are required for entry-level design positions and advanced study. Manual skills such as drafting, drawing and model making are developed alongside digital skills using current software. Students are also well-versed in the applicable building codes and regulations required to practice in Ontario. Students are exposed to valuable research skills and encouraged to continue their learning past graduation.

Program goals

Sheridan's Honours Bachelor of Interior Design program aspires to:

  • Develop confident, creative and critical thinkers that can solve a variety of problems thoughtfully, improving the quality of the built environment and protecting the health, safety and welfare of the public.
  • Equip students with the tools to think independently and ethically to ensure technically, environmentally, and socially responsible decision-making.
  • Deliver current and relevant curriculum that incorporates equity, diversity and inclusion. This encourages students to create spaces that foster inclusivity and look at design from various perspectives within diverse communities, involving numerous stakeholders.
  • Inform students regarding the various facets of the profession, engaging them with designers and industry affiliates.
  • Encourage continuous professional and personal growth, instilling a desire to contribute to the profession and society at large. The program encourages students to become active participants in the design community, become members of their local Association, write their NCIDQ exams, give back to the community and become progressive leaders in the profession.
  • Prepare graduates for entry-level design positions, equipped with the required knowledge and skills for employment in the diverse design industry, ensuring they possess the body of knowledge necessary to respond to social and environmental issues, while designing interior spaces that are technically proficient, code-compliant, conceptually strong, sustainable and all-inclusive.
  • Provide enhanced opportunities for students to pursue post-graduate studies, employment, research and/or further their academic studies and/or credentials.

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Pathways from Athletic Therapy and Kinesiology

If you've graduated from a health-science degree other than athletic therapy or kinesiology, your application will be assessed on an individual basis.

Get your Osteopathy degree in less time

If you're a graduate of Sheridan's Athletic Therapy or Kinesiology degree program, you may be eligible to start in the second year of this program after completing three bridging courses.

This bridging program will be available in Spring/Summer 2024.

How to apply: Submit an application using the program code PBHSB.

Bridging courses (Spring/Summer Semester)

  • OSTP 17927D: The Science of Osteopathy (3 credits)
  • OSTP 14859: Theoretical Pathways to Osteopathy (5 credits)
  • OSTP 16333: Practical Pathways to Osteopathy (1 credit)

Course exceptions

After successfully completing the assigned bridging courses, you'll be admitted into Year 2 (Semester 3) of our Osteopathy degree. In order to earn your Osteopathy degree, you'll need to complete all courses in the remaining three years of the program, with the following exceptions.

You will additionally take:

  • Year 2: OSTP 11271D: Clinical Methodology (3 credits)
  • Year 2: SCIE 22437D: Human Physiology for Allied Health (2 credits)
  • Year 3: SCIE 31116D: Pathophysiology for Allied Health (3 credits)

You will not need to take:*

  • SCIE 26661D: Pathophysiology 1 (3 credits)
  • OSTP 24645D: Structure & Function 2 – Lower Cervicals, Thorax & Upper Extremity (3 credits)
  • OSTP 22482D: Applied Clinical Practice 2 (1 credit)
  • FLPL 21839D: Internship Prep (1 credit)
  • SCIE 39622D: Pathophysiology 2 – Systemic Interactions (3 credits)
  • RESE 37626D: Statistical Methods in Health Sciences (3 credits)
  • RESE 42279D: Applied Research Methods for Health Sciences (3 credits)
  • BUSM 44956D: Business Entrepreneurship for Clinical Practitioners (3 credits)
  • 6 Degree Breadth Electives (3 credits each)

*Athletic Therapy graduates are also exempt from the following course:

  • OSTP 20782D: Clinical Experience 2 (0.5 credits)

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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3 years (6 semesters)

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Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Mission

Our mission is to utilize harmonious, comprehensive and specialized training to empower our learners with the knowledge, skills and attitude required to demonstrate the Professional Competencies for Canadian Pharmacy Technicians at Entry to Practice.

Program Vision

Our vision is to graduate highly-skilled life-long learners who uphold professional integrity and promote quality and safety in practice.

Critical Performance Statement

Upon graduation, students in Sheridan’s Pharmacy Technician diploma program will have demonstrated the ability to pursue the career of pharmacy technician and to practice safely in a community or hospital while adhering to the scope of practice for pharmacy technicians.

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Field Placements

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Pilon School of Business

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Ontario College Advanced Diploma

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3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Writer-in-Residence program

Each year, Sheridan’s Honours Bachelor of Creative Writing & Publishing (CW&P) program hosts a Writer-in-Residence. The 8-month residency is awarded to a writer who embodies the distinctiveness and dynamism of the & in our program name.

In addition to working on at least one specific writing project of their own during their tenure, the Writer-in-Residence is responsible for creative leadership, mentoring and public outreach in the area of creative writing and/or publishing.

How our Writer-in-Residence supports Sheridan students

Students in our CW&P program benefit from the work and mentorship of our Writer-in-Residence, who:

  • shares their expertise and experience as a creative professional and working writer;
  • performs public readings from their recently published work and/or current work-in-progress;
  • organizes public lectures and/or workshops; and
  • works with faculty to augment existing curriculum in the area of creative writing, publishing and/or creativity.

2024–25 Writer-in-Residence

Cassidy McFadzean
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Fiction writer, editor and poet Cassidy McFadzean is joining Sheridan as the 2024–25 CW&P Writer-in-Residence.

McFadzean was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, where she earned an MA from the University of Regina. She went on to earn an MFA in poetry from the University of Iowa, and an MFA in fiction from Brooklyn College, where she was co-Editor-in-Chief and Fiction Editor of The Brooklyn Review.

McFadzean is the author of three books of poetry: Crying Dress (House of Anansi, 2024), Drolleries (McClelland & Stewart, 2019), and Hacker Packer (M&S, 2015). Her poetry has appeared in magazines across Canada and the U.S., has been anthologized in The Best Canadian Poetry, In Fine Form 2, and The New Wascana Anthology. Her fiction has appeared in Joyland, EVENT, Maisonneuve, and The Best Canadian Stories, and is forthcoming in Hazlitt, The Walrus, and Invisible Publishing's collaborative anthology Dead Writers.

In welcoming her to the post, CW&P's Associate Dean Morgan Dennis highlights McFadzean’s expertise in both poetry and fiction, as well as her editorial work at The Brooklyn Review: “McFadzean is such a well-rounded talent, which is exactly what our students are looking for. Plus, her experience in the literary journal market will be of great value to our in-house magazine—The Ampersand Review of Writing & Publishing."

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Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Free professional development opportunities

Are you a business lead who's looking to level up your company's culture of creativity and entrepreneurship?

Sheridan offers FREE, one-hour PD sessions on topics such as:

  • Creative Strategies for an EDI-driven World
  • The Science of Creativity and Innovation
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  • Creative Team Leadership

These workshops will catalyze your climate of innovation and give your team an exclusive look into Sheridan's one-of-a-kind graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation.*

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*Advance further with our Applied Creativity and Innovation graduate certificate

Our new graduate certificate in Applied Creativity and Innovation is a great professional development (PD) opportunity for many company teams. The program teaches complex problem-solving, creativity, innovation and negotiation skills — competencies that make companies more resilient and adaptable as they face the unique challenges presented by the future of work.

Why this program is a great choice for PD:

  • Flexible hours — your employees can complete their graduate certificate online, at their own pace.
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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary


Apprenticeship Exemption Test

The Apprenticeship Exemption Test (AET) provides a chance for students who are learning a skilled trade to bypass in-class studies.

In most cases, you need to score 70% or higher to pass the AET. If you score lower than 70%, you'll need to wait three months before you can try again (with some exceptions for certain exams).

Apprenticeship Exemption Tests are administered at the Hazel McCallion Campus in Mississauga, through Sheridan's Assessment Centre.

Learn more about the AET, including eligibility criteria, available tests and how to register.

Sheridan is a Ministry-approved Apprenticeship Exemption Test centre, authorized through the Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training & Skills Development (MLITSD), for both apprentices and non-apprentices.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Duration

3 years (6 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary


Program availability

Domestic
International

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Full-time 3 years Program code: PBSAA

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Start date Campus Delivery Status
Sep 2024 Davis Campus (Brampton)
In Person
Domestic Available
International Available
Sep 2024 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga)
In Person
Domestic Available
International Available
Jan 2025 Davis Campus (Brampton)
In Person
Domestic Available
International Available
Jan 2025 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga)
In Person
Domestic Available
International Available

Ontario College Advanced Diploma

Optional Co-op

Full-time 3 years Program code: PBSAC

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Start date Campus Delivery Status
Sep 2024 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga)
In Person
Domestic Available
International Available

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