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Campus
Duration
4 Semesters (2 Years)
Credential Awarded
Ontario College Diploma
School
Accounting & Financial Services

About the Program

This two-year diploma program in accounting will introduce you to the accounting practices, related technology applications, business fundamentals and the soft skills needed to find employment. You will learn how to use computer applications like Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Access relational database management software.

As a student of this program and upon completion of five bridging courses, you will be eligible to directly enter Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce - International Accounting & Finance (IAF).

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Your Career

  • Small business accountant
  • Accounts payable/receivable analyst
  • General accounting co-ordinator
  • Accounting technician
  • Payroll administrator
  • Tax return specialist
  • Junior corporate accountant

Related Careers

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Understanding and applying management accounting concepts
  • Preparing and presenting financial statements and reports
  • Outlining internal control system and risk management

Professional Certification

As a student of this program, if you have met the minimum grade requirements:

  • You will have completed nine of ten program and technical prerequisite courses required to be eligible for CPA Canada's Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF). 
  • You can pursue the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and may consider a transfer into Seneca's Bachelor of Commerce-International Accounting and Finance program.  

Courses within the School of Accounting and Financial Services remain current for 10 years according to CPA policy. Any credits completed more than 10 years prior to an application for transfer credit or equivalency will not be considered. More information is available on the Life of a Credit web page.