Douglas College

Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate Diploma)

Program Information

School:Douglas College
Faculty:Commerce & Business Administration
Degree:Post-diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Accounting
Description:Interested in pursuing a Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) designation? Get started with this two-year, co-operative education eligible post-baccalaureate diploma program. This program is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than commerce or business administration.

Graduates gain the skills to secure intermediate-level accounting positions in financial reporting, taxation, management accounting and auditing.
URL:Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate Diploma) at Douglas College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year, and includes the cost of tuition and mandatory supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 

All applicants for admission to the College must satisfy at least ONE of the following criteria: BC secondary school graduation (or the equivalent in another school system); one course short of BC secondary school graduation; 19 years old by the end of the first month of the first semester of attendance; 17 years old on the first day of the first semester of attendance and has not been in school for at least one year; or completion of a certificate or equivalent from a special needs program and has been in school for 12 years.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    Applicants must have an undergraduate degree from a recognized post-secondary institution in Canada or an equivalent credential from an approved institution of a different country. Any applicant who earned their credential in a language other than English must meet the Douglas College English language proficiency requirement. This program is intended for students with degrees in areas other than Business. Applicants whose undergraduate degree is in business administration should also look at the Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting program to determine if this is a more suitable program for you.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on September 28, 2017