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Ontario College Certificate | 2 semesters | Online

Let’s get down to business! Explore traditional business careers by gaining a solid introductory foundation in accounting, finance, human resources and marketing, and apply that knowledge in your current career or use it to pursue your passions.

This program is a common first year for all business students, so as a graduate, you will be eligible for direct entry into the second year of the following diploma programs at Cambrian: Business, Business Accounting, Business Administration, and Business Administration – Accounting.

Program Highlights
  • 1 year – 2 semesters

  • All courses delivered online

  • Successful graduates can enter directly into the second year of Cambrian's diploma and advanced diploma Business programs

  • This is a Northern College’s Collaborative Delivery program (see http://cambriancollege.ca/ncc).

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How to Apply

Business and Information Technology

Admission Requirements

For graduates of the new curriculum (OSS): Ontario Secondary School Diploma (30 credits) or equivalent or mature student status, including:

  • Any grade 12 English (C), (U), or (M)

  • Any grade 11 mathematics (C), (U), or (M)

Recommended: computer competency in relevant software

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Program Delivery

This program will be delivered in the following terms:

2016-2017

Winter Semester

2017-2018

Fall Semester

Winter Semester

For specific term start/end dates and other key dates/deadlines, please see the 2017-18 Academic Schedule which will be posted on our website in early 2017.

Program of Study

Semester 1Credits
ACC 1100Intro to Financial Accounting 4
BUS 1034Intro to Business Management 3
BUS 1035Computer Apps for Business 3
BUS 1100Business Mathematics 4
ENG 1002College Communication 3
HRP 1000Intro to Human Resources 3
MKT 1004Marketing I 3
 Term Credits: 23
Semester 2
ACC 1310Financial Accounting II 4
BUS 1200Financial Math 4
ECN 1101Microeconomics 3
ENG 2205Business Reports and Presentations 3
ISP 3026Spreadsheet Management 3
MKT 1200Introduction to Marketing II 3
The following General Education course:  3
Positive Psychology 3
 Term Credits: 23
 Total Credits: 46
Tuition Fee (Canadian Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $3,753.40. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017.

Tuition Fee (International Students)

Tuition fees for Year 1 of this program for the 2016-2017 Academic Year are $14,119.28. The breakdown of tuition fees can be found at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees.

Tuition fees for the 2017-18 Academic Year will be posted at http://cambriancollege.ca/fees by May 1, 2017.

Books & Supplies

The cost of books and supplies for Year 1 for the 2016-2017 Academic year is approximately $1,000. This is the best information available at the time of publishing to the website and is subject to change.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates may seek employment in:

  • Sales

  • Wholesale

  • Insurance

  • Governmental departments

  • Customer service

  • Retailing

  • Manufacturing

  • Service industries

  • Financial institutions

University Degree Opportunities

Graduates from this program may continue their studies at university and may receive credit for their prior College education.

Please refer to College/University Agreements for further information.

Please note: Cambrian College strives to ensure the accuracy of the information on this website. Please note that the academic curriculum is continually reviewed and revised to ensure that Cambrian's programs and courses remain relevant. The College reserves the right to cancel or make changes to any course or program, fee, procedure, or campus location at any time.

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