What will I learn?

In Centennial College's Business Administration – Accounting program, you will learn that accounting is about more than crunching numbers; it's about setting up a business for success.

This Business School program combines rigorous training with quality courses to help you develop the strong fundamental skills needed for a career in accounting.

Through your accounting courses, you will become adept in:

Financial accounting

Management accounting

The use of suite software, advanced accounting software and systems design

Taxes, auditing and corporate finance will round out the professional options available in the third year of this business program.

Program Highlights

Business Administration – Accounting program graduates receive several course exemptions towards the academic requirement for the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) designation.

Program graduates are exempt from several of the advanced certification courses in account and finance through Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA).

You will have the opportunity to further enhance your education and specialization in a specific area of accounting.

A team of professors with strong academic backgrounds, deep subject matter expertise and extensive business and management experience teach the courses.

Small class environments that offer a leading-edge information technology infrastructure to maximize your learning experience.

Many classes are taught in lab environments that are fully-equipped with an integrated network of computer systems.

Your transition into the workplace will be made easier by training in industry-standard accounting software, including QuickBooks and ACCPAC for Windows.

Career Outlook

  • Bookkeeper
  • Merchandising accountant
  • Service accountant
  • Accountant in the public sector/private and/or non-profit sector

Areas of Employment

  • Federal/provincial government
  • Enterprise corporations
  • Start-ups
  • Accounting firms
  • Banks
  • Advertising agencies
  • Not-for-profits

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (3 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,531.80 (US$ 12,105) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

8 September 2020

Venue

Progress Campus

941 Progress Avenue,

TORONTO,

Ontario (ON),

M1G 3T8, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Academic Requirements

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)

Additional Requirements

Students will be placed in the appropriate English level based on skills assessment results. This may lead to additional courses and require extra time and fees.

English Language Requirements:

  • A TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 80+ (internet based with no test below 20)
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0+ (with no single test score below 5.5)
  • CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language Assessment) with an overall band score of 60
  • Pearson Test of English (Academic) score of 51 plus
  • ITEP (International Test of English Proficiency) score of 3.7 plus.

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About this uni

94% of employers revealed that they are either satisfied or very satisfied after hiring work-ready graduates from Centennial.

  • One of Canada’s multicultural higher education institutions
  • Students benefit from the job-aligned courses
  • National award-winning Centre of Entrepreneurship
  • Offers facilities to simulate dynamic work environment