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Professional Accounting Practice

Seneca College - Newnham
Canada, Ontario, Toronto
Tuition fee CA$24,320 per program

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$22,455), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates for three semesters and are subject to change.

Registration fee CA$390 one-time

The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$90) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).

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Accommodation fee CA$1,800 per month

The above fee is an estimated amount for living expenses for one month.

  • Including the cost of food, rent, transportation and other living expenses (varies depending on your living preferences).
  • Estimated living expenses are to be used as a guide only and are subject to change.

More information



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).


Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Communications
  • Analytical thinking
  • Decision-making
  • Budgeting

Professional Certification

As a student of this program, if you have met the minimum grade requirements:

  • You will have completed courses recognized as equivalent to the 14 preparatory courses required for admission to the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP).
    For more information, please read Subject Area Coverage for Entry into the CPA PEP.
  • You will be eligible for exemptions for ACCA Papers F1 to F4.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Financial accounting supervisor
  • Divisional and corporate accountant
  • Accounting analyst
  • Cost accountant
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States