There is strength in numbers.
The Business Administration Diploma in Accounting provides you the opportunity to concentrate in an in-demand field. Our program focuses on financial, managerial and tax accounting giving you a wide range of knowledge and skills valued by the accounting profession. Whether you start your career immediately after convocation, or continue further training, there are plenty of opportunities if you make Accounting your career choice.
Graduates find work in the following occupational categories:
- Accounts Receivable/Payable
- Cost Accounting
- Financial Services
- Government Service
- Public Accounting
- Taxation Services
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After completion of your diploma, you can choose to continue your studies by entering into a degree program in Business and are well on your way to earning your CPA designation if your goal is to become a Chartered Professional Accountant.
"Laddering up" to a degree program is easy. We have transfer agreements with:
- Athabasca University
- Okanagan College
- Royal Roads University
- Thompson Rivers University
Please see your Student Advisor for information about the above institution's individual entrance requirements. Not interested in a degree? As a graduate of the Accounting Diploma, you have all of the prerequisite courses required to enter into the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance offered by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta.
What makes us different?
Our programs uniquely prepare students by allocating more instructional hours for the application of concepts that the big schools simply don't have time for. Our small class sizes, individual attention, and additional instructional hours, all contribute to student success and employability post-graduation.
Year 1 - Certificate Year
Grade 12 or equivalent with:
- English 30, 30-1, 30-2, or 33; and
- Math 30 (Applied or Pure), 30-1, 30-2, or 33; or
- Successful completion of basic skills tests (Nelson Denny and Business Math)
Year 2 - Diploma Year
1st Year Business Administration Certificate, or individual course prerequisites must be met. Exceptions must be approved by the Program Dean.
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