|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Mississauga|
|Nominal duration||2 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,182 per year
The fees shown here are estimates only for and are subject to change. The above fee includes tuition (CA$15,734), health insurance and ancillary fees.
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|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents) with an overall minimum average of 65 percent:
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English speaking country or, you must provide proof of English proficiency in one of the following ways:
If your IELTS/TOEFL score does not meet the minimum English language requirement for direct entry, you may choose to enter the English Language Studies (ESL) program, offered by Sheridan College, which is an intensive, full-time academic program.
Sheridan’s Business – Accounting program will prepare you for an exciting career in business, accounting or finance.
Sheridan’s accounting professors are heavily involved in the financial industry, presenting at conferences and contributing to publications of accounting textbooks. Many have written books on financial topics, and many hold the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation. Our professors maintain strong relationships to local industry that often lead to co-op opportunities for our students.
What you’ll gain
- A solid background in standard accounting practices.
- Expertise in spreadsheets, databases, and accounting and personal income-tax software programs such as Sage 50, MS Access and Profile.
- Training in essential communication skills for advising business owners and managers.
- Hands-on experience in applying accounting concepts.
Because of the strength of our program, our Accounting classes qualify for partial transfer to the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada’s Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF).
Learn more about CPA ACAF course exemptions.
Please note that in order to obtain CPA ACAF certification, you must meet CPA’s entrance requirements and complete their program. CPA ACAF certification is solely conferred by CPA.
Graduates of Sheridan’s Accounting diploma program are eligible for a block transfer into Sheridan’s Bachelor of Business Administration programs if they meet the admission requirements (currently a graduating GPA of 3.0).
Graduates of Sheridan’s Accounting diploma program may also be eligible to enter an accelerated three-year or four-year degree program at Lakehead University, Northwood University, University of Windsor or Ryerson University, if they meet the university’s entrance requirements.
The program duration for September starts is two academic years. The program duration for January starts is 16 months continuous.
Here are some jobs you might find:
- Accounts Payable Clerk
- Corporate Accountant
- Accounts Receivable Clerk
- Cost Analyst
- Auditing Assistant
- Financial Analyst
- Credit Analyst
- Accounting Assistant