OSSD with the majority of courses at the College (C), University (U), University/College (M) or Open (O) level qualify for admission to this program.
Mature students - See Admission Procedures
The financial services sector is diverse and ever growing. Today, individuals and families are looking to financial experts to help them navigate and plan their lives in a way that is financially sound and secure. Graduates from the Business Administration – Finance program will have specialized knowledge in the field of finance. Students will be given an in-depth education on various areas of this industry, including Canadian securities, insurance products, and personal financial planning, along with the marketing skills needed to sell financial services and products. It’s a field of study that leads to a wide variety of career possibilities.
- Third-year work placements in a financial institution for qualifying students, which allows for practical experiential learning and networking opportunities with possible future employers.
- Provides training to write the licensing exams for the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Life License Qualification Program (LLQP).
- Up-to-date computer labs using financial planning software that is similar to the programs currently used by professionals in the field of finance.
- Opportunity for qualifying graduates to complete a Bachelor of Commerce (B. Comm.) from Nipissing University on the St. Clair College campus.
Opportunities exist for entry level positions in financial institutions including banks and credit unions, investment firms, stock and mortgage brokerages, credit departments and insurance companies.
Graduates may receive credits towards:
- Program Physical Demands Analysis: B851
- Second year students must enroll in the Canadian Securities Course (additional cost of approximately $1,100).
- Third year students must enroll in the LLQP qualifier course (additional cost of approximately $250).
- Ontario Colleges and McDonald's Restaurants of Canada Sign Memorandum of Agreement Regarding Student Transfer to Business Diploma Programs
The standard tuition and compulsory fees for the current academic year:
2017-2018 Tuition Fees
For programs with Experiential Learning (Work Placement/Internship): Costs for accommodation, if needed, travel and related expenses is at the student's own expense. It is recommended for most programs, that students have access to a laptop or desktop computer while away from home during experiential learning periods.
Textbooks and other materials are in addition to Tuition Fees. Textbook prices may be found through the Bookstore website.
Please be aware that tuition and compulsory fees are subject to adjustment each year. The College reserves the right to change, amend or alter fees as necessary without notice or prejudice.
Accounting Concepts I
Introduction to Canadian Business
Mathematics of Personal Finance
Introduction to Human Resources
Business Communications 1
Introduction to Word-Processing Software
Introduction to Presentation Software
Accounting Concepts II
Introduction to Canadian Marketing
Choose an Elective
Business Communications 2
Investment Principles I
Personal Financial Planning
Multimedia Sales Presentations
Canadian Income Tax I
Investment Principles II
Introduction to Canadian Securities
Financial Management I
Choose an Elective
Introduction to Canadian Securities II
Taxation for Financial Planners
Retirement and Estate Planning
Financial Management II
Choose an Elective
Banking and Financial Services
Professional Conduct & Practices
Financial Planning Software
Selling Financial Services
Insurance and Personal Risk
Management Information Systems