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Business Administration Diploma Accounting
Established in 1968, Portage College serves over 1,000 full-time students each year. The corporate centre is located in Lac La Biche, with regional service centres in Cold Lake and St. Paul, and community campuses in Frog Lake, Saddle Lake, and Boyle.
Portage offers more than 50 certificate and diploma programs in areas such as academic upgrading and job readiness, business, forestry and natural resources, general studies, health and wellness, human services, Native cultural arts, trades and technical, and university studies. In addition, many courses transfer to other colleges and universities.
Portage College provides small class sizes to allow more time with instructors. The Learning Assistance Centre offers educational support to help students achieve academic success. The Lac La Biche campus includes a student residence, full service cafeteria, family housing, and a student activity centre. The College is a strong competitor in ice hockey, and offers recreational facilities for students, as well.
Satellite Campuses or Offices
Boyle, Cold Lake, Frog Lake, Goodfish Lake, Saddle Lake, St. Paul
Program Type Standard
Credential Type Diploma
Length 2 Years
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Program Description: Continuing to build upon the concepts developed at the certificate level, the Business Administration Diploma in Accounting gives students the opportunity to concentrate in accounting systems and procedures. Students will acquire a highly sought-after accounting specialization in addition to the broad range of knowledge and skills required to function in supervisory roles. Expertise obtained will allow students to begin a career as a professional in the accounting field. Employment opportunities for graduates are in the areas of bookkeeping, auditing, accounting, payroll, tax preparation and financial services. Graduates who wish to continue their education are well on their way to earning professional designations, such as CGA, CMA, CA, or may also opt to continue their studies by entering into a degree program in business. Entrance Requirements: 1st Year Business Administration Certificate plus individual course pre-requisites must be met. Exceptions must be approved by the Program Coordinator.
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Updated September 30, 2019. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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