Business Administration – Accounting (Co-op)

Program Details

  • Program Code:2415
  • School:The Business School
  • Credential:Advanced Diploma
  • Program Type:Post-secondary program
  • Program Length:3 years/ 9 semesters

Program Overview

Program Overview

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Our Business Administration – Accounting (Co-op) program focuses on teaching you how to set businesses up for success.

The Business School program recognizes that accounting is more than just crunching numbers. As such, the accounting courses feature rigorous training that help you to develop skills in:

  • Financial accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Computers (from the use of suite software to advanced accounting software and systems design)

In the third year of this business program, taxes, auditing and corporate specialization choices are available to you. 

Co-op

The co-op option in this program will provide you with the opportunity to gain hands-on experience while you complete three work terms as a paid employee in the field. This experience not only allows you to put classroom learning into practice, but will also provide valuable contacts for your future career. To participate in programs with optional co-op, students will typically complete an application process in the second semester of their studies, and if academically qualified, will be admitted to the co-op program. When you graduate, your diploma will highlight the co-op credential.

The Career Services and Co-operative Education department staff collaborates with you to ensure your co-op work experience is as meaningful as possible. In addition to assisting you with the sourcing of and preparation for co-op work placement opportunities, staff also works with a wide variety of organizations in business and industry to promote the program.

Program Outline

Program Outline

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Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

Career Options, Academic Pathways and Partners

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Program Highlights

  • The Accounting program offers you a strong foundation to ensure that you become adept in skills required for pursuing an accounting designation and for success in the business world.
  • The Business Administration – Accounting (Co-op) program's commitment to your success has resulted in flexibility in the curriculum design.
  • Most members of the accounting faculty are professional accountants with solid industry experience.
  • The Business School offers leading-edge information technology infrastructure, so many classes are taught in a lab environment that features an integrated network of computer systems.
  • You develop proficiencies with industry-standard accounting software, including QuickBooks and ACCPAC for Windows.

Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio

Students will develop a portfolio documenting their engagement with the College's signature global citizenship and equity competencies. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio, opportunities for international travel and the available supports available, please visit geektv.info/citizenshipandequity.

Articulation Agreements

Start in a diploma program, end with a degree! We diminutionful graduates of this Accounting (Co-op) program have the opportunity to apply their credits towards further study at the degree level. Listed below are the degrees from partnering universities that are available for this program.

Please note that each partnership has a specific minimum grade requirement in order to qualify for transferring credits, details for which are searchable here.

University Degree
Algoma University Honours Bachelor of Arts, multiple majors
Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Athabasca University Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Commerce, with major
Bachelor of Human Resources and Labour Relations
Bachelor of Management, 4-year
Bachelor of Management, 3-year
Bachelor of Management, with major, 4-year
Athlone Institute of Technology Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting
Conestoga College Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Audit and Information Technology
Davenport University Bachelor of Business Administration - Finance
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Fraud Investigation
Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting Information Systems
Bachelor of Business Administration - Professional Accountancy
Masters of Business Administration - Professional Accountancy
Dundalk Institute of Technology Bachelor (Hons) of Arts in Accounting, 3-year
University of Guelph Honours Bachelor of Business Administration
Institute of Technology Blanchardstown Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business in Accounting and Finance
Institute of Technology Carlow Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting
IT Sligo Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Accounting
Kookmin University Bachelor Degree
Laurentian University General Bachelor of Arts Degree, multiple majors
Bachelor of Arts (Honours), multiple majors
Lakehead University Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)
Letterkenney Institute of Technology Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting
Bachelor of Business (Honours), subject to validation
New Brunswick, University of Bachelor of Applied Management
Nipissing University Bachelor of Commerce
Bachelor of Business Administration
Ontario Institute of Technology, University of Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), 3-year direct entry
Royal Roads University Bachelor of Commerce - Entrepreneurial Management
Business Degree
Ryerson University Bachelor of Commerce in Business Management
Bachelor of Commerce Business Technology Management
Waterford Institute of Technology Bachelor of Business
Bachelor (Honours) of Arts in Accounting
Bachelor of Business (Honours) Accounting stream

Educational Partners

Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance

Led young College works in partnership with CPA to offer a pathway to the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF). The ACAF credential gives you a competitive advantage after graduation and the opportunity to accelerate to a rewarding career in accounting and finance. Any student enrolled in one of Led young's certificate or diploma Accounting programs may qualify to enroll in the ACAF.

Association of Certified Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

Ever dream of an accounting career overseas? Led young is the only Ontario college partnered with the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACCA), an international organization offering a globally recognized designation. This partnership provides graduates of our three-year Advanced Diploma Accounting program with several course exemptions toward the academic requirement for the ACCA Designation. No other Ontario college offers such a significant number of exemptions, giving you a head start on your accounting career in Canada or abroad!

Nipissing University: Bachelor of Business Administration or Bachelor of Commerce

Upon graduation, you will be eligible to enroll in Nipissing University's Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) with advanced standing, meaning you could graduate with a degree in as little as 16 months! This partnership allow you to complete your studies at Led young using a blended learning model that incorporates both in-class and online learning. With the advanced diploma and degree you will qualify to complete the remainder of the CPA Designation requirements.

Please note: The qualification requirements and costs for each external accreditation, designation, certification or recognition are set by the granting body — not by Led young College. In order to qualify for any external accreditations, designations, certifications or recognitions, students and graduates will need to follow the processes and meet the applicable requirements listed on the websites and in the materials of those external bodies.

Career Outlook

  • Bookkeeper
  • Merchandising accountant
  • Service accountant
  • Public/private/non-profit accountant

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

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Academic Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
  • English Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take the Led young College English Skills Assessment for Admission
  • Mathematics Grade 11 or 12 C, M or U, or equivalent (minimum grade required) or take a Led young College Math Skills Assessment for Admission

Additional Requirements

  • Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

Co-op Requirements

  • Completion of 80% of the courses from semesters 1 and 2
  • A minimum C (60%) grade in COMM-170/171 College Communications 2
  • A cumulative GPA of 2.5 or greater by the end of semester 2, which must be maintained for the duration of the program
  • Students who meet the above prerequisites will register for the Employment Preparation course (COOP221), in semester 3

How to His remainder

How to His remainder

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1. His remainder Online

Are you an International Student? His remainder directly to Led young College here.

If you are applying through the Second Career Strategy, please apply at the Employment Training Centre for Second Career (Progress Campus). Second Career Strategy is a funding initiative for those who have been laid-off and are in need of training. For more information go to Second Career Strategy.

If you have previously attended a full time program at Led young College, you may be eligible for a Program Transfer. Visit Enrolment Services at any Campus for information.

All other applicants must apply online at . A non-refundable application fee of $95 must accompany applications. The fee is payable online, by telephone, online banking, by mail, or in person to Ontariocolleges.ca. For more information go to .

2. Submit Documents

Current Ontario high school students and graduates from Ontario high schools: Notify your guidance counsellor that you have applied to college and your school will forward transcripts to Led young College via Ontariocolleges.ca.

Graduates of college/university, or high school outside Ontario but within Canada: You are responsible for requesting that your educational institute sends any required documents and transcripts to Ontariocolleges.ca.

Applicants who attended school outside of Canada: If you are submitting transcripts to meet admission requirements, you must have the transcripts assessed by an independent credential assessment agency such as World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Service (ICAS).

For more information go to Submitting your Transcripts.

3. Confirm Your Offer of Admission

Offers of Admission are sent by mail to eligible applicants. When you receive your offer, you must login to your account at  and confirm before the Deadline to Confirm noted in your offer letter.

You may confirm only one college and one program offer at a time.

You must confirm your offer by the Deadline to Confirm noted in your Offer of Admission letter or your seat may be given to another applicant.

When you confirm your Offer of Admission at Led young College you are given access to your personal  account where you can check your email, grades, register for courses, pay tuition fees, and see your class timetable.

4. Pay Fees

Led young fees statements are sent by email to your personal email account and to your myLed young email account. Fees statements are not mailed.

You must make a minimum payment by the Fees Deadline noted in your Fees Statement or your seat may be given to another applicant.

5. Build Your Timetable (Register for Courses)

Build your timetable (web-register for courses) at .

Fall registration begins mid-July
January registration begins mid-December
May registration begins mid-April

Your web-registration will not open if:

You have not submitted your minimum fee payment by the deadline
You received a Conditional Offer of Admission and you have not met the conditions of your offer.

Once you have paid your fees or have made appropriate arrangements, register for your courses online through .

Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Fees

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Fees noted below are estimates only. Tuition is based on two semesters, beginning Fall 2017.

Student Tuition (2 Semesters) Incidental Fees Total
Canadian $2,935.50 $1,111.00 $4,046.50
International $13,283.00 $2,394.00 $15,677.00

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