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Ontario College Diploma

Business Accounting

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

(Brampton)

Hazel McCallion Campus

(Mississauga)

For the Fall 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View details on delivery modes for all programs.

Develop fundamental skills that are assets to any accounting career.

Program Overview

Master fundamental accounting skills

Learn the general principles and applications that modern accountants rely on. Expert professors will guide you through foundational concepts in a small classroom environment, supporting their lectures with hands-on learning opportunities. You’ll gain experience using spreadsheets and databases. You’ll also learn to use accounting and tax software programs such as Sage 50, MS Access and Profile.

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 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.

Earn credits towards your degree or other credentials

Many students use our Business Accounting diploma program as a springboard towards their degree. Your diploma credits can be applied towards our Honours Bachelor of Business Administration – Accounting degree program, which even features some of the same professors! Credits in the diploma program can also be applied towards your Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) qualification.

Study in Brampton or Mississauga

All courses in our two-year Business Accounting diploma program are offered at both our Davis Campus in Brampton and our Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga. After you graduate, you can transfer directly into the final year of our Business Administration – Accounting advanced diploma program. All courses in this third year are taught at HMC.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Degree Entrance Scholarship Available

Once you’ve applied for admission to this program, we’ll automatically consider you for this award.

International Student?

This program is part of our new two-year graduate certificate bundles! You may be able to qualify for a three-year post-grad work permit.

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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.

  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ACCG 16971Introductory Accounting 13
    MKTG 19439Marketing 13
    HRMT 16127Human Resource Management 13
    APPL 19402 Computer Applications for Business 3
    COMM 12423Business Communications3
    MATH 16269Business Mathematics 13
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ACCG 17937Introductory Accounting 23
    ECON 13936Microeconomics3
    FINA 11079Finance3
    APPL 23727Computer Applications for Financial Management 13
    COMM 28883 Reports & Presentations3
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ACCG 21627Intermediate Accounting 1A3
    APPL 30275Taxation Software Applications3
    ACCG 23626Cost & Managerial Accounting 1A3
    FINA 21048Corporate Finance 1A3
    ECON 22358G Macroeconomics3
    COWT 10022 Co-op Education Forum 
     General Education Course (Open)3
    Total:18
  • CODETITLECREDITS
    ACCG 21646Intermediate Accounting 1B3
    APPL 25360Accounting Software Applications3
    ACCG 20478Cost & Managerial Accounting 1B3
    FINA 28027Corporate Finance 1B3
    BUSM 25540Accounting Law3
    INFO 31787Accounting Information Systems3
    Total:18

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

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 will be assessed and advised individually and may be considered for 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

Program Duration

Program duration for September starts (two-year program) is two academic years. Program duration for January starts (two-year program) is 16 months continuous.

English Language Proficiency

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

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Career Opportunities

Sheridan's Business Accounting diploma program prepares you to perform a wide range of general accounting tasks.

You may find employment in roles such as:

  • Accounts Payable Clerk
  • Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • Billing Clerk
  • Payroll Clerk
  • Tax Data Entry Clerk
  • Financial Planning Clerk
  • Legal Bookkeeper
  • Fund Accountant

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Co-op

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Degree Completion

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

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 recurring decision-making by applying fundamental management accounting concepts, prepare individuals' income tax returns and basic tax planning in compliance with relevant legislation and regulations.
  • Analyze organizational structures, the interdependence of functional areas, and the impact those relationship can have on financial performance.
  • Analyze, within a Canadian context, the impact of economic variables, legislation, ethics, technological advances and the environment on an organization's operations.
  • Outline the elements of an organization's internal control system and risk management.
  • Contribute to recurring decision-making by applying fundamental financial management concepts.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Internship

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

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 2021–2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to the University of Toronto Mississauga.

Program Fees

Fees for this program are paid to Brock University.

Program Fees

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

For Canadian Students

The fees shown here are for the 2021-2022 academic year, and are subject to change. The fees displayed are for the first two (2) academic terms of study at Sheridan unless otherwise noted; fees for subsequent terms are not reflected on this website. For English Language Studies, depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

For International Students

The fees shown here are for Fall 2021, and are subject to change. The English Language Studies program is offered to international students in 7-week sessions. The fees displayed are for each 7-week session and include tuition and health insurance. Depending on your level placement, your program completion time may differ.

Fees For Canadian Students

Fees for Canadian students

$4,198.75
Fees for International Students

Fees for International students

$17,989.75

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:

All new international students beginning their studies in the Fall 2021 or Winter 2022 semesters will receive an entrance scholarship ranging from $1,000 to $2,000.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,000 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $1,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship

Sheridan is pleased to provide an entrance scholarship in the amount of $2,500 to select applicants in this degree program. View Sheridan Degree Entrance Scholarship details for eligibility criteria and more.

Bursaries for Grade 12 Students Pursuing Studies Toward a Career in Law

The annual Bursary Program for grade 12 students pursuing careers in the justice sector at an Ontario university or college is now open! Bursaries are offered by the Association of Justices of the Peace of Ontario (AJPO), the Association of Ontario Judges (AOJ) and the Ontario Superior Court Judges’ Association (OSCJA). Each association offers one bursary per year in each of their judicial regions for a total of 22 bursaries province-wide!

Applications close on May 26. Spread the word to students! Visit the Bursary web page for more information.

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Frequently Asked Questions

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Financial Planning Certification

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Professional Sales Certificate

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Earn your Masters degree

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


Helpful links

Program Summary

Transfer Opportunities

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Clinical Placements

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

Articulation Agreements

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Faculty

Pilon School of Business

Designation

Ontario College Diploma

Duration

2 yrs (4 semesters)

Location

Davis Campus

7899 McLaughlin Road,  Brampton

Hazel McCallion Campus

4180 Duke of York Boulevard,  Mississauga


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Program Summary

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.

Program availability

Ontario College Diploma

Full-time 2 years Program code: PBUSA

Ontario College Diploma
Start date Campus Status
Jan 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2022 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available
Sep 2022 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Sep 2022 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available
Jan 2023 Davis Campus (Brampton) Available
Jan 2023 Hazel McCallion Campus (Mississauga) Available

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