About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Advanced Diploma
Campus:Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus
Length:3 Years
Code:0423

Program Highlights

  • Case studies, computer applications and role-playing provide hands-on training
  • Co-op work term offers practical experience
  • Many graduates find work through co-op terms or contacts made while working on projects
  • Years 1 and 2 offer common core courses with the Business–Accounting (Academic)

Note: Information provided on our website is that which is in effect at the time of writing. Students should be aware that the recognized professional accounting bodies in Ontario are undergoing unification negotiations which may continue to result in a number of changes to the qualification processes and requirements for these professional designations. Students interested in pursuing a professtonal accounting designation are advised to check with the relevant accounting body website and to continue to check these websites on a regular basis for updates.

Career Opportunities

  • Assistant controllers and income tax auditors
  • Budget analysts
  • Financial and cost accountants
  • General accountants
  • Internal auditors
  • Management trainees in banking and other business sectors
  • Office managers
  • Junior accountants in public accounting

The co-op program gave me the work experience I needed before I entered the work environment.

Tara Carll, Business Administration - Accounting (Co-op) graduate

Admissions and Availability

Ontario College Advanced Diploma
#0423 - 3 Years NOTL
Starting In Availability
September 2015Closed
January 2016Closed
May 2016Not Available
September 2016Open
January 2017Open
May 2017Not Available

Future Study Options

Niagara College offers graduate certificate options in several study areas to qualified college and university graduates. These certificates can add to your existing credentials and prepare you for the world of work.


We maintain articulation agreements with other colleges and universities in Canada and around the world.


Some post-secondary credits can be transferred into any Niagara College program.

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