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What will I learn?

As a Business Administration-Accounting graduate, you possess the theoretical knowledge and skills needed for a professional accounting or financial management career in today’s fast-paced economy.


  • Hands-on, experiential learning via case studies, computer applications, role-playing and co-op.
  • Individualized support from professionally designated (CPA, CA, CMA or CGA, CGA) accounting faculty.
  • Network with industry leaders while working on course projects.
  • Option to acquire a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation via diploma articulation to a qualifying degree program recognized by CPA Ontario.
  • Qualified graduates are eligible to receive advanced standing in an Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) offered through CPA Canada.


  • Assistant controllers and income tax auditor
  • Budget analyst
  • Financial and cost accountant
  • General accountant
  • Internal auditor
  • Junior accountant in public accounting
  • Management trainee in banking or other business sector
  • Office manager

Nipissing University Transfer Agreement

Graduates of this program have the opportunity to earn a Bachelor of Commerce degree or a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree from Nipissing University at our Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus and online.

Which department am I in?

School of Business and Management

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$13,950.00 (US$ 10,926) per year
CAN $6,675 - CAN $7,275 per term
Start date

Expected January 2022


Niagara-on-the-Lake Campus

International Office, Room W115,

135 Taylor Road,


Ontario (ON),

L0S 1J0, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Student must have a Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, including the following required courses:

  • English - any Grade 12 (C) or (U), or equivalent

Recommended courses or skills: These courses are not required for admission.

  • Mathematics - any Grade 12 (C) or (U)

TOEFL - Paper: 500; Computer: 173; iBT: 79 minimum: 20 Writing, 20 Speaking

IELTS: 6.0 overall, No individual band under 5.5

CAEL: 60 - No band under 50

EAP: Completion of Level 5 English for Academic Preparation (EAP) program with 70% and no individual grade under 50%

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.