Accounting at York University - SCS


Program level: Postgraduate Certificate / Master's Degree

Length: 8 month graduate certificate

Application fee: $79.00 CAD

Tuition: $15,199.00 CAD/year

Cost of Living: $12,960.00 CAD/year

Starting date: January 2022

Application deadline: 9 December 2021

Program Description

Accounting professionals are an essential member for any organization, as they record, organize, and interpret a business’ vital financial information. The Post-Graduate Certificate in Accounting will qualify students for roles in accounting and finance, and help them get the necessary industry experience to excel in this rewarding career field.

Designed in consultation with senior industry executives, thought leaders, and prominent York University academics, the Certificate will equip students with relevant and in-demand knowledge. Their course content will be immediately applicable in the workplace. The program culminates with a unique final capstone course where students will apply their knowledge to real-world business challenges, so they can leverage this robust experience and knowledge to pursue their career ambitions with confidence.

The flexible accounting education is designed to meet the needs of a wide range of students. The entire program can be completed in just one academic year of full-time study, which is considerably quicker than comparable programs. Students will also benefit from studying alongside a community of accounting students who are completing the program on the same schedule. The network of peers and instructors gained in this program will serve as a solid community of like-minded professionals to help students establish and advance their career.

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum Level of Education Required: 3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Min GPA: 60.0% Convert grades
  • English Proficiency Requirements:For direct admission, applicant must be from an English speaking country or meet either of the following English test scores:
    • Min TOEFL iBT: 79
    • Min IELTS overall: 6
    • Min Duolingo English Test Score: 105
    • Min PTE overall: 58
    This program does NOT offer conditional admission