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Accounting & Payroll

Tuition fee CA$16,011 per year

The fees are for the 2022–2023 academic year and include tuition (CA$14,486), health insurance and ancillary charges.

The fees displayed are estimates only for two 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

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Overview

In this two-year diploma program, you will gain in-depth knowledge of accounting, payroll and human resource practices and related technology applications. You will benefit from hands-on learning through case studies based on actual work situations, and leading-edge accounting and payroll software. Guest speakers and simulated real-life projects will also add to your learning experience.

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Preparing reports
  • Compliance with legislation and regulations
  • The necessary skills required by the industry

Professional Certification

As a graduate of this program, provided you achieve the required grade in certain courses, you will have the educational requirements for the Canadian Payroll Association’s Payroll Compliance Practitioner certificate, and three credits toward the Certified Payroll Manager certificate.

Optional Work Term

Students meeting all academic requirements may have the opportunity to complete an optional work term(s) in a formal work environment. The work term(s) is similar in length to an academic semester and typically involves full-time work hours that may be paid or unpaid. In programs with limited work term opportunities, additional academic requirements and a passing grade on a communication assessment may be required for eligibility. Eligibility for participation does not guarantee a work position will be secured. Additional fees are required for those participating in the optional work term stream regardless of success in securing a work position.

Career opportunities

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of career options that you can explore:

  • Payroll administrator
  • Payroll specialist
  • Payroll accountant
  • Human resource and payroll generalist
  • General accounting co-ordinator
  • Small business accountant
  • Office manager
Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
Application start
Mar 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply Now! September 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Sep 3, 2024
Apply Now! January 2025
Application start
Mar 1, 2024
This intake is not applicable
Studies commence
Jan 2, 2025

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States