Overview

Advanced Accounting in Canada

Please note: This program was formerly known as the Advanced Accounting Certificate. Effective May 2, 2016, the program is now the Continuing Studies Diploma in Advanced Accounting. Students who applied under the Advanced Accounting Certificate will now receive the Continuing Studies Diploma in Advanced Accounting upon completion of the program.

This program is open to international students only. Canadian citizens or permanent residents should refer to Accounting for more information.

Are you seeking to begin a career in accounting? Langara College provides a two-year Continuing Studies diploma program designed to get you job ready. Learn to effectively communicate, manage, and lead in today’s business environment. Acquire the tools you need to achieve a rewarding career in accounting and finance management in Canada. 

Located in beautiful Vancouver, BC, Canada, Langara College provides University Studies, Career Studies, and Continuing Studies programs and courses to more than 21,000 students annually. Vancouver is a large urban centre where students will have access to many activities and attractions. The city is noted for its multicultural perspective. Students studying at Langara College will find their learning experiences enriched through the contributions of instructors and students who represent many of these cultures. 

The Advanced Accounting program integrates accounting with general business and information technology tools, allowing students to maximize their contributions to an organization’s success. The program covers:

  • financial accounting
  • management accounting
  • tax
  • audit
  • finance
  • strategy
  • law
  • economics
  • communications
  • statistics
  • information technology
  • strategy

Courses in the Advanced Accounting program are recognized by the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPA). Students who complete the program will meet the prerequisite requirements towards entry into the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) or Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF), and can complete the remaining requirements directly through the association. 

Graduates of the Advanced Accounting program will be qualified for positions related to:

  • accounting
  • financial management
  • taxation
  • auditing
  • finance
  • business consulting