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Program Information

School:Confederation College
Field of Study:Accounting
Description:Do you have strong people skills and a love of logic and reasoning? Do you dream of a career in business, industry or the not-for-profit sector? Then the Business - Accounting program is the place to start. Designed for students who want to develop skills and knowledge appropriate for an entry-level accounting position, this two-year program begins with a common Business first year at the end of which, on successful completion, you will earn a Business Fundamentals Certificate. Your second year in the program will give you the perfect foundation to continue building your studies towards a CPA Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance. On successful completion of this program, you will be given the option of completing one additional year in the Business Administration - Accounting program.

URL:Business - Accounting at Confederation College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,122
International: $13,708
Careers:Supervisors, Finance and Insurance Office WorkersBookkeepersPayroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (U/C), or Open (O) preparation levels with Grade 12 English (C/U) Level; or successful completion of the Mature Student Assessment; or successful completion of the General Education Development Test (GED); or appropriate credits from the Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE). Applicants are recommended to have Grade 11 College Preparation Mathematics. Applicants not meeting these admission requirements are encouraged to consider the College Access or General Arts and Science Certificate or General Arts and Science Diploma programs or Academic and Career Entrance program (ACE); students who successfully complete one of these programs would be eligible to apply to programs in the Business, Hospitality & Tourism and Media Arts areas.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.0]

Proof of English proficiency must be current (within two years) and can be provided by either an iBT TOEFL or IELTS score. The minimum score for admittance to a post-secondary diploma program (except health programs) is: iBT TOEFL: 79 or IELTS: 6.0. Other English language proficiency assessments are accepted. Please contact the International Education Centre for more details.

* 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 July 31, 2018