Seneca College

Financial Services Compliance Administration

Program Information

School:Seneca College
Field of Study:Investments and Securities
Description:Compliance administration is a fast growing field in the financial services industry. Monitoring the activities of securities and mutual fund dealers to ensure that they are working in the best interests of their clients is now recognized as a core requirement for all financial institutions. The development and administration of risk management programs that ensure financial institutions are in compliance with government anti-money laundering and terrorist-financing regulatory programs is becoming increasingly important in the emerging marketplace of global financial transactions. Compliance is the critical first step in fraud prevention.

In this program, you will take courses that will enable you to qualify for the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) licensing examinations. As a student, you will register with the CSI at an additional cost.
URL:Financial Services Compliance Administration at Seneca College
Length:8 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,705
International: $13,207

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   English 

A recognized degree or postsecondary diploma from an accredited institution; OR Mature applicants with 3 to 5 years of documented work experience in a related field may be considered. Relevant résumé and references must be provided. English proficiency at the postsecondary level.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 580] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 88] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

International students whose first language is not English must fulfill an English Proficiency requirement in order to qualify for application. English Proficiency requirements are as follows for consideration: Minimum TOEFL score of 580 (paper based) or 88 (internet based with no test below 22), OR Academic IELTS with an overall minimum score of 6.5 (no single test score below 6.0), OR CAEL with an overall band score of 70.

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
Students are required to be highly literate and have a facility for mathematics and financial concepts. Superior communication and analytical skills are also necessary. Prospective students may be required to undergo testing to assess literacy skills.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 18, 2015