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Commerce (online H.B.Com.)


As of September 2016, there are no further admissions to the online H.B.Com. program. Admissions will be to the online BBA program.


The online H.B.Com program has been offered through an exclusive agreement with the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) since 2003.  With more than 10 years of experience delivering high quality programming and with more than 1,700 graduates – the Laurentian University (LU) online H.B.Com is the preferred degree option for aspiring accountants.

With the unification of the accounting profession in Canada, it can be challenging to find the most appropriate pathway to an accounting designation.  With a CGA transcript and the minimum of CGA levels 1 to 3 complete, LU will provide the most advanced standing and provide the most accelerated option in completing the required 120 credit hour degree.  

An online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree option is available for general admission or for CGA students with a minimum 2 year college diploma that may not qualify for the online H.B.Com program.  Please click here for more information.


Availability of the CGA Advanced (Level 4) Equivalent Courses


Beginning September 2015, LU will be providing access to CGA Advanced (Level 4) equivalent courses; providing students who were unable to complete all CGA Level 4 courses prior to September 1, 2015 with accounting courses needed to meet CPA PREP requirements while fast-tracking their degree completion.


The online degree program is well recognized, offers the flexibility required to fast-track your degree and is affordable. 


Recognized Quality

The 120-credit online H.B.Com offers a general business curriculum through a modern, challenging and intellectually stimulating online environment where learning initiatives are led by knowledgeable faculty members. Applying your knowledge to real-world situations enriches your studies, while at the same time helping you prove yourself and take on more responsibilities. The H.B.Com degree explores all core areas of business including marketing, operation management, accounting, organizational behaviour, strategy and other managerial courses. Students stand out from the group as motivated self-starters who combine a desire to succeed with proven skills in communication, time management, organization, and leadership.



The pace of study is flexible, providing the ability to balance studies with work, family and community commitments. With no on-campus requirement and a comprehensive Web-based delivery system, the time and place are up to you. 



Learn online without the hefty costs of executive degree programs. The tuition fee structure for the online H.B.Com is the same as traditional on-campus programs. If you already have an accounting designation or college diploma, you may be awarded block transfer credit.





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