3 years
Jan Sep
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About this course

This program provides the financial planning knowledge to prepare students for careers in the financial services sector. Graduates will have a good understanding of Canadian securities and personal financial planning along with the marketing skills needed to sell financial services and products. 


  • Third year internship in a financial institution for qualifying students.
  • Offers training to write the licensing exams for the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and the Life License Qualification Program (LLQP).
  • Up-to-date computer labs using financial planning software.
  • Opportunity for qualifying graduates to complete a B. Comm. from Nipissing University on the St. Clair College campus.

Entry Requirements

  • Canada & USA: High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent. 
  • British education system: General Certificate of Education showing passes in six (6) academic subjects (including English) at the Ordinary level. 
  • Caribbean countries (English): High school diploma and transcript, or equivalent. 
  • West Africa (Nigeria, Ghana, etc.): WAEC (or NECO) transcript with online verifying scratch card number and PIN required. 
  • South Asia (India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, etc.): High school diploma and Grade 12 transcript. IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0, or TOEFL paper-based test (PBT) score of 500, or internet-based test (iBT) score of 61, or computer-based test (CBT) score of 173. 
  • Other regions (English proficiency test required)
  • High school diploma/graduation certificate and transcript or equivalent in original language and English translation.

English proficiency requirement:

  • TOEFL iBT 61 with no band lower than 15, or PBT score of 500, or CBT score of 173 / IELTS 5.5 with no band lower than 5.0