What will I learn?

Our Accounting major provides excellent preparation for an exciting career as a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Our program is accredited by CPA Ontario and if you complete all required courses, you will be eligible to enter the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).

Accounting graduates who are eligible for CPA PEP can apply to our Graduate Diploma in Accounting, which allows you to complete the first four modules of the PEP during the summer following graduation. CPAs have a vast range of career opportunities in every industry and economic sector, including senior management positions. You will acquire the most up-to-date knowledge a CPA needs, including the skills and abilities required to pursue the CPA designation.

Courses include:

  • Advanced Auditing
  • Auditing Information Systems
  • Auditing Standards and Applications
  • Financial and Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Taxation

Career opportunities include:

  • accountant
  • auditor
  • banker
  • consultant
  • controller
  • credit analyst
  • financial analyst
  • financial planner
  • tax accountant

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Business and Information Technology

Study options

Full Time (120 credit hours)

Tuition fees
First year: CAN $24,330.48; Second year: CAN $23,224.54; Third year: CAN $23,113.96; Fourth year: CAN $23,025.90

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

Start date

4 May 2020

Venue

Ontario Tech University

2000 Simcoe Street North,

OSHAWA,

Ontario (ON),

L1G 0C5, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Applicants must complete the appropriate number of courses and the program-specific subject prerequisites in their secondary school or post-secondary studies prior to pursuing university-level studies. Completion of the International Baccalaureate Diploma including English SL or HL. Prerequisite courses can be presented at the Standard or Higher Level with no score lower than 4. A minimum overall score of 24 is require for admission consideration; actual admitting scores vary from program to program. English language proficiency requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score less than 6.0, Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): Minimum score of 85. Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Minimum score of 58, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Internet-based test (iBT) with a total score of 83, and minimum scaled scores of Listening: 20; Reading: 20; Speaking: 19; and Writing: 20.

For international students

Entry requirements may vary from country to country. Students are required to complete international academic qualification equivalent to Canada Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD). Applicants must complete the appropriate number of courses and the program-specific subject prerequisites in their secondary school or post-secondary studies prior to pursuing university-level studies English language proficiency requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score less than 6.0 Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): Minimum score of 85. Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Minimum score of 58. Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Internet-based test (iBT) with a total score of 83, and minimum scaled scores of Listening: 20; Reading: 20; Speaking: 19; and Writing: 20..

English language proficiency requirements

International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Overall score of 6.5 with no sub-score less than 6.0

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): Minimum score of 85.

Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic: Minimum score of 58.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Internet-based test (iBT) with a total score of 83, and minimum scaled scores of Listening: 20; Reading: 20; Speaking: 19; and Writing: 20.

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About this uni

Through encouraging innovative problem solving and use of technology, UOIT has become a hub for future entrepreneurial leaders.

  • Based in Oshawa, Ontario, 40 minutes’ drive from Toronto
  • International scholarships worth up to CAD 18,000 per year
  • Over 70 specialized research labs and facilities
  • A technology-enriched learning environment