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Pilon School of Business

Business Administration – Finance

A grounding in skills essential to business finance.

Sheridan’s Business Administration – Finance program offers you skills that are highly valued by employers in this competitive marketplace.

Exceptional educators

Sheridan's business professors are not only seasoned educators, but also experienced professionals who are respected in the business community. This combination has led to high respect for our Business Administration – Finance program and greater co-op and employment opportunities for our students and graduates.

Innovative learning

Investment portfolio games, in-depth case studies of actual corporate financials and collaborative assignments will help you apply financial and wealth management techniques and strategies in personal and corporate situations.

Things you'll do and learn

  • Process and maintain financial records in compliance with relevant policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Analyze financial reports by applying financial mathematics and statistics.
  • Develop and implement strategies to establish and maintain business relationships in the finance sector.

Additional information

In this hands-on educational environment, you'll learn about:

  • Financial analysis
  • Financial management
  • Business computer applications
  • Investments
  • Personal financial planning
  • Taxation
  • Credit planning
  • Developing and evaluating financial plans to meet individuals' and/or organizations' needs and objectives

We prepare you for possible employment at a financial institution or in the finance department of a company, or to undertake one of the numerous professional designations open to college or university graduates.

Co-op education opportunity

The Business Administration – Finance program is also offered with a co-op option (PBAFC). The cooperative education experience, subject to application and acceptance, allows you to gain invaluable field experience while working in a program-related position within the industry.

Many of the courses in the Business Administration – Finance curriculum are offered in either an in-class or online format.

Additional costs

In addition to your tuition, you should be prepared to pay for textbooks, supplies and professional certification if you wish to pursue industry licensing courses such as the Investment Funds in Canada Course (IFIC), Canadian Securities Course (CSC), Conduct and Practices Handbook Course (CPH), and the Life Insurance Qualification Programs (LLQP). Additional fees can range from $200–$1,200 per course and can be changed any time by those external institutions.

Scholarship opportunity

In addition to the scholarships and bursaries that Sheridan offers, you may be eligible for awards granted to Finance students based on superior academic performance.

Campus location notice (Ontario College Advanced Diploma)

Beginning in September 2016, all Year 3 courses in our Advanced Diploma business programs currently held at the Davis Campus in Brampton will be held at Sheridan's Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) in Mississauga. Students in Years 1–2 will continue to take their courses at our Davis Campus, and move to HMC at the start of Year 3.

Program Offerings

  • Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    • Full-Time
    • 3 yrs (6 semesters)
    • Program code: PBAFI
  • Ontario College Diploma

    • Full-Time
    • 2 yrs (4 semesters)
    • Program code: PBUFI
  • Ontario College Advanced Diploma

    • Full-Time
    • Co-op | 3 yrs (6 semesters)
    • Program code: PBAFC