|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Brampton|
|Type||Advanced Diploma, College|
|Nominal duration||3 years|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,121 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 Administration – 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.
Online Business Simulation Game
The popular online Business Simulation Game (BSG) is a unique way to test your accounting and business skills running a fictitious company against collegiate teams from around the world. Sheridan’s three-year accounting program is one of the few in the area to offer this collaborative, hands-on simulation.
Following the first year of common curriculum shared by all business administration students, you’ll begin an in-depth immersion in accounting principles and practices that prepare you for a career in accounting. The co-op program option provides an opportunity for three practical on-the-job placements.
As a student in the three-year program, you’ll also master skills essential for employment in the field’s more demanding positions:
- Tax, audit and advanced accounting principles.
- Budgeting, business analysis and financial statement preparation.
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.
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