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The Ontario Tech’s Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) Finance Program offers the students foundations in finance that allow them to pursue various career paths in the financial services industry or a higher degree in finance.

Our Finance major is affiliated with Chartered Financial Analyst Institute and partnered with the Canadian Securities Institute, helping you prepare for the CFA and CSI exams.

With extensive training in various databases for trading and research, such as Bloomberg, Datastream, Capital IQ, and SDC as well as financial modelling in Python, simulated trading and portfolio management, you will get a technical and analytical background that will set you up for success. Our students participate in various external case competitions, gaining hands-on experience, and meeting industry practitioners. Our finance faculty is involved in a variety of research projects that interested students can engage in, gaining experience invaluable in further graduate education.

Graduates of our finance major are prepared to join investment companies, banks, and finance departments of various private and government entities as financial analysts, portfolio managers, traders, and consultants.

How to Apply

General information about admissions, requirements, tuition, benefits and more.
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As a Commerce student pursuing the Finance major, you will be prepared for a successful career in the financial service industry.

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Gain hands-on finance experience.
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Career Opportunities

Explore careers in this exciting field.
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Program Maps

Ontario Tech University focuses on innovation and market-oriented programming.
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Finance Community

Engage in extra-curricular activities organized by our student clubs and societies.
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Faculty Pages

View the Finance faculty profile pages.
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CFA Institute

University Affiliation Program
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  • Academic Information
    Are you a Finance student in the Faculty of Business and Information Technology (FBIT), and are you planning for your courses? Take advantage of the support offered to you by your academic advisor. Your advisor will provide you with the help and support required to aid you in making informed decisions about your academic plan.

    Your advisor can provide you with program checklists and course schedules to assist you as you progress through your program. Designed to be used together, checklists and course schedules will help you select the courses required to progress toward the completion of your degree.

    Checklists and course schedules are distributed to you as a guide for course planning assistance. It is your responsibility to confirm the current prerequisite and course requirements for your degree program.

    You are always advised to meet with your academic advisor regularly to ensure they are meeting graduation requirements.


    Contact your academic advisor 

  • CFA Awareness Scholarship

    Apply for the CFA Awareness Scholarship for the 2023/2024* exam!

    *The scholarship recipient will be eligible to register for any exam offered within one year from the scholarship decision date.

    Join the ranks of Ontario Tech University recent graduates pursuing the CFA!

    A number of our students successfully passed Level 1 in the past.
    Now it’s time for you! We are now collecting applications for the CFA Awareness scholarship pertaining to CFA exams offered
    within the next year. We will grant 7 scholarships, depending on the quality of applications. 3rd, 4th, and
    higher-year students are eligible to apply. 

    DEADLINE: March 3, 2023

    Get all the information here!