York University - Graduate Studies

Financial Accountability

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Program Information

School:York University - Graduate Studies
Faculty:Graduate Studies
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Accounting and Finance
Description:The MFAc degree will provide a value-added educational experience through seeking solutions to some of the toughest and most pressing challenges in the field such as the aftermath of the global financial crisis, climate change, cyber security and corruption.

The MFAc is the only program in Canada to offer a specialized focus in financial accountability and consists of four dynamic and interrelated conceptual cornerstones: (1) Corporate Ethics; (2) Regulative Standards and Legislative Requirements; (3) Effective Information Systems; and (4) Transparency in Reporting (the program’s ultimate goal). The cornerstones are well reflected in core courses and optional courses to be taught by nationally and/or internationally recognized faculty members and industry experts.

URL:Financial Accountability at York University - Graduate Studies
Cost per year:*
National: $18,048

Cost per year is for the 2017-2018 academic year and includes tuition and supplementary fees.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 100] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7.5]
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests
The MFAc is a graduate business degree and applicants need to demonstrate competence in business either through academic background or relevant work experience. To be considered for admission candidates should have either: an Honours Bachelor's Degree in Business (a four year degree with a minimum B average in the final two years of study.); or an Honours Bachelor's Degree in another field (a four year degree with a minimum B average in the final two years of study and at least three years of demonstrated business experience and a GMAT test score of at least 550 to demonstrate competency in business.)

* 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 November 17, 2017