Get the Skills to Become a Business Professional with a Specialization in Accounting

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Learn computerized accounting payroll systems and apply this knowledge specifically to business situations

52-Week* Online or On-Campus Business Administration, Accounting & Payroll Diploma Program

If you like to keep track of finances and you’re a good critical thinker and problem solver then why not consider becoming a Business Professional with a specialization in Accounting? Learn a broad overview of skills to flourish in any office setting.

You have the choice to complete the Business Administration – Accounting & Payroll Diploma on-campus or online through distance education. If you live near the Greater Toronto Area, our campuses are open for students looking for hands-on, practical application. Alternatively, distance education is available to students looking to pursue an education and get the flexibility and support needed to succeed.

Become a Confident Business Administration Professional

The Business Administrator – Accounting and Payroll Diploma will give you well-rounded exposure to essential skills that you need to thrive in a business environment.

The Accounting and Payroll portion of the Diploma teaches you traditional and computerized accounting payroll systems. When finished, you’ll be able to establish company records; maintain daily transactions using the general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, inventory, account reconciliation and payroll features; and create financial statements. You’ll also be versed in Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, and Simply Accounting.

The Business Administration portion of the Diploma provides you with the essential tools needed for an increasingly dynamic office environment, as well as the necessary skills to run your own business. You’ll also get an introduction to computer hardware and web design.

Be prepared to work in a professional business environment, develop business administration, accounting and payroll proficiencies appropriate for a wide range of careers.

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Course Outline

In the Business Administration – Accounting & Payroll Diploma program you’ll learn:

  • Keyboarding
  • Microsoft Windows
  • MS Word Level 1 and Level 2
  • MS Excel Level 1 and Level 2
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Outlook
  • Bookkeeping
  • Income Tax
  • Simply Accounting
  • Quick Books
  • Canadian Payroll (PCL)
  • Canadian Payroll (PF1)
  • Canadian Payroll (PF2)
  • Office Procedures
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Customer Service
  • Communication and Task Management
  • Practicum

The Business Administration – Accounting & Payroll Diploma program also has an internship (practicum) component so you’ll graduate with confidence in your skills and abilities. CCBST is 100% responsible for finding a placement for you at an appropriate organization.

Career Opportunities

The Business Administrator – Accounting and Payroll Diploma program will equip you to work in a wide range of office settings, in organizations such as:

  • Small businesses
  • Large corporations
  • Not-for-Profits
  • Government Agencies
  • Private Institutions
  • and more!
I have learned various accounting and administrative skills that were very useful in getting a career opportunity. I sincerely thank CCBST for their support in learning and enhancing my skills. The environment was excellent and the college staff were very helpful.
Pragna Bhatt

Funding Your Education

CCBST is an excellent option for individuals who want to get ahead without a major financial burden. At CCBST, tuition is more affordable than larger schools while maintaining the same quality of education.

You may also be eligible to receive OSAP (Government Financial Aid) as all CCBST programs are full time.

Lastly, you may qualify for Second Career Eligibility Ontario. The Second Career program provides support to laid-off employees who will benefit from retraining to find work. Please contact a CCBST admissions representative to see if you meet the criteria.

For more information about Financial Aid and Second Career Training click here.

Is a Career in Business Administration Right For You? Get More Info…

To learn more about our Business programs and to find out if CCBST is right for you, fill out the form to receive more information.

For immediate questions or to speak with a friendly CCBST Admissions Advisor, call:

Brampton 647-479-0986
Scarborough 416-769-9965
North York 416-960-5621
Mississauga 647-479-5612

*52 week program length when completed in normal time.