What will I learn?

Centennial College's Business – Accounting program is for students who are seeking excellent accounting related training in a short time frame.

In just two years, students will learn the basics of accounting through a rigorous curriculum that focuses on expanding employable skills. While this Business - Accounting program includes the quality features of all Centennial College accounting programs, it will concentrate on building proficiency in financial and managerial accounting, and on fostering in-depth knowledge of accounting software. Communication and analytical skills will also be emphasized, as they are essential for career success.

Graduates of this School of Business offering will be able to look forward to rewarding employment opportunities in a wide range of business sectors.

Program Highlights

In the Business – Accounting program, students will build the strong skills foundation necessary for pursuing a profession in accounting.

Professors in the School of Business have strong academic backgrounds, deep subject matter expertise, and extensive business and management experience.

Maximizing the learning experience will be small class environments that offer a leading edge information technology infrastructure.

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

Students' transition into the workplace will be made easy with training in industry standard accounting software, including QuickBooks and Sage ACCPAC ERP.

Career Outlook

  • Junior (entry-level) accountant
  • Accounting clerk
  • Accounting assistant
  • Accounts payable clerk
  • Accounts receivable clerk
  • Accounts payable officer
  • Accounts receivable officer
  • Credit and collections officer
  • Fixed asset management officer
  • Auditor
  • Accountant
  • Financial consultant
  • Financial officer

Areas of Employment

  • Accounts payable
  • Accounts receivable
  • Credit and collections
  • Fixed asset management
  • Inventory control
  • Managerial and cost accounting
  • Payroll

Which department am I in?

School of Business

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
CAD$16,531.80 (US$ 12,204) 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

  • 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