Accounting basics are central to good business. With this program, you’ll learn intermediate accounting knowledge to assist your clients, such as how to prepare and present financial statements and skills in marketing, payroll, computing, and accounts receivable and payable. Our program also includes a work practicum where you’ll have the opportunity to put your knowledge into action while networking with influential people. The numbers are on your side with this career choice as employment growth in accounting related positions continues to climb.
The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two academic years of full-time study.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
As a graduate of this program, you'll have a wide range of skills that can be applied in various accounting-related careers. You may be employed by government agencies, public practice and various private businesses. Graduates are frequently hired as staff accountants, junior accountants, accounting and audit technicians, payroll administration, accounts receivable and payable administration and bookkeepers.
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Graduates of the Business Administration Accounting program may be eligible for credit in the Certified Professional Accountants, Canadian Institute of Management, Canadian Payroll Association and the Institute of Canadian Bankers programs.
Graduates of the two-year Business Administration Accounting program, who have achieved a minimum of a 70% average each program year, may be able to transfer into the third year of a four-year degree program at Cape Breton University (CBU), Atlantic Baptist University (ABU) or the University of New Brunswick Saint John (UNBSJ).
NBCC is committed to furthering our university relationships; therefore, other university agreements may be available.
Many other universities give credit for courses completed in the Business Administration program.
Students accepted into this program may be eligible for financial awards offered through the J.D. Irving Limited Incentives Program.
This program is a "Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere" (L.I.V.E) program that requires the use of a notebook computer as part of the learning experience. Your notebook computer should meet minimum technical specifications to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. See here for more information: L.I.V.E. (Learning Integrated Virtually Everywhere).
Institution: Mount Saint Vincent UniversityArticulation Period: 2010-2020Information: Business Administration graduates will receive up to two years credits toward a Bachelor of Business Administration.
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