Business - Accounting


Program Information

The two-year Business - Accounting program is the first step toward a career in the rewarding field of accounting. Students receive a well-rounded education in business while studying all the important accounting and finance courses. Students will learn accounting theory and procedures, and use accounting software.

This program can lead to various pathways to professional accounting credentials that can be beneficial to career development. Students interested in becoming a bookkeeper may transfer their courses to the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping.

This program allows for maximum flexibility, students can transfer into the three-year Business Administration - Accounting program at any time. After Term 1, students can move directly into Term 2 of the two-year Business or the three-year Business Administration programs.

To develop your skills, you will also have access to Cube - Lambton College's entrepreneurship hub - and the ability to participate in Enactus - our award-winning social entrepreneurship team.

Device Requirements

This program requires a laptop.

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent, with:

  • Grade 12 English C or U
  • Grade 11 or 12 Mathematics C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subjects of English and Math. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates work in all sectors of business including banks and other financial institutions, government and agencies, public accounting firms, small businesses, tax preparation firms and financial planning firms. You may begin your career working in accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, cost accounting, general accounting, credit and collections, inventory control, budget analysis, financial accounting, management accounting or tax preparation.

Educational Pathways

Transfer to Programs within Ontario

We've worked with Ontario colleges to provide the following transfer opportunities:

Huron at Western
Management & Organizational Studies (PDF)
Nipissing University
Bachelor of Commerce - can be completed at Lambton College
Bachelor of Business Administration - can be completed at Lambton College
Seneca College
Honours Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting & Finance
Honours Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Transfer to Programs outside of Ontario

Royal Roads University
Bachelor of Arts in Business & Sustainability - minimum B average in Lambton College program


Accounting & Bookkeeping Credentials

This program provides access to important credentials. Students interested in pursuing the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation must meet specific grade requirements and transfer into the three-year Business Administration –Accounting program at Lambton College.

Students interested in becoming a bookkeeper may transfer some of their courses to the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping

Business & International Education
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