Finance diploma

Finance diploma

Start your in-demand finance career in just two years

Need a professional designation but short on time?

Our two-year (20-course) finance diploma allows you to pursue a professional designation in finance without the initial four-year degree commitment. The diploma, not offered by any other post-secondary institution in southern Alberta will prepare you for entry- and mid-level management positions. The best news is that demand for job candidates with proper skills is set to increase at an exponential rate, making you an asset to multiple companies right after graduation.

Benefits of taking the finance diploma at the Dhillon School of Business 

You'll get:


Ready for more details? You can see a list of all the courses you'll be taking as part of the finance diploma in the program planning guide.

Possible careers

  • Financial assistant
  • Lease administrative analyst
  • Accounts payable specialist
  • Condo accounting manager
  • Financial planner
  • Investment advisor
  • Banking/investment manager
  • Insurance broker
  • Bookkeeper
  • Insurance adjuster
Blake Corey

Employers in the financial industry are looking to hire people with a professional skillset and developed knowledge base. This program provides both.

Blake Corey B.Mgt, CFP, CDFA, CFDS, CIM, FCSI
President and Senior Financial Planner
Venn Wealth Partners Inc.

Are you an international student?

The finance diploma is a great option for you! See some of our frequently asked questions below. 


Yes, the finance diploma would make students eligible for a three-year post-graduate work permit.

You can start your studies for the finance diploma in either the September or January intake of each year. 

The finance diploma costs approximately $41,568 plus the cost of book for international students. Be sure to check out the uLethbridge International student funding options here.

The deadline to apply for international students is June 15 for a September 2022 start. See all dates and deadlines

Apply now! 

For more information on becoming an international student at the University of Lethbridge’s Dhillon School of Business, check out the international office website or contact