Business - Finance

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Program description - September 2024

The Business - Finance program is a two-year diploma that prepares students for entry-level careers in the financial services sector. Students will acquire a broad range of professional service and technical skills necessary for a variety of employment settings in all sectors of business and industry. This includes banks and other financial institutions, government offices, small businesses, and financial planning firms.

Graduates will have the skills to apply computer, communication and mathematical skills. They will also be prepared to employ financial planning and service techniques to support activities, including the maintenance, preparation and presentation of individuals' or organizations' financial documents and statements, and individuals' tax returns. In addition, graduates collaborate on several more complex functions, including financial analysis, planning and control

Note:

  • Relevant courses in this 2 year program have been approved by FP Canada. Upon graduation from the program, and taking additional FP Canada approved courses, graduate students are able to challenge the Qualified Associate Financial Planning Designation (QAFP).
  • Students have the option to challenge the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Life Licensing Qualifying Program (LLQP) industry examinations, which provide credentials that are highly sought after by employers. There could be additional fees associated with industry examinations.

 

Note:

  • Relevant courses in this 2 year program have been approved by FP Canada. Upon raduation from the program, and taking additional FP Canada approved courses, graduate students are able to challenge the Qualified Associate Financial Planning Designation (QAFP).
  • Students have the option to challenge the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Life Licensing Qualifying Program (LLQP) industry examinations, which provide credentials that are highly sought after by employers. There are additional fees associated with both industry examinations.

Program details

Code: 1396
Delivery: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start: September 2024
Campus: Online
Credential: Ontario College Diploma

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Tuition & fees

Tuition and fee details for the 2023-2024 year are listed below. Books and supplies may be additional.

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Program device requirements

Program device & software requirements

This program requires you to have a device that meets certain specifications. For most students, this cost is in addition to the tuition & fees listed above.

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Financial assistance

The Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) is a needs-based program designed to help Ontario students cover the cost of post-secondary education. Funded by the federal and provincial governments, OSAP is intended to promote equality of opportunity for post-secondary studies through direct financial assistance for educational costs and living expenses. These interest-free loans are intended to supplement your financial resources and those of your family. The majority of students apply for loan assistance via the OSAP website. Students can also print the application booklet through the OSAP website. For more information, please visit OSAP & aid.

Awards & scholarships

Student Financial Services awarded more than 400 awards, scholarships and bursaries last year.

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