Professional Accounting PracticeSeneca College
About this Program
Level: Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting Practice
Length: 3 semestersCheck My Eligibility
This 12-month graduate certificate program is a fast-track option for four-year degree graduates to pursue a career in accounting wishing to pursue the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation. You will study financial and management accounting, tax, information systems, audit, finance and economics focusing on analysis and interpretation of information and making sound ethical decisions. You will be introduced to the modern technological environment of business using spreadsheets (Excel), database software (Access) and integrated database application technologies (ERP) through exposure to accounting software package(s). You will also gain industry exposure through research, case studies and projects. You are eligible to enrol in this program with little or no knowledge of accounting. Upon graduation, you can choose to continue to complete an accounting degree such as Seneca's Accounting and Finance degree, or pursue your CPA professional designation (minimum grade requirements apply).
Study and Work in Canada
Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.