Career Benefits & Outcomes

Career Benefits & Outcomes

Graduates of the program will be able to integrate accounting with general business and information technology tools to maximize their contribution to the success of any organization. Students will have knowledge and skills in advanced management accounting, advanced financial accounting, individual and corporate taxation, auditing, and strategy, and accounting software systems.

Students will learn:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Management Accounting 
  • Finance
  • Economics
  • Law
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Communications (Oral and Written)
  • Public Speaking
  • Information Systems
  • Strategy

While studying full-time in the program, students are eligible to work up to 20 hours per week. The program schedule is designed to provide students the opportunity to work part-time during the day, as courses are offered in the evenings and on weekends. This allows students to find employment in accounting-related positions which are typically during the day. 

Upon completion of this two-year program, students may apply and qualify for a three-year post-graduate work permit in Canada. For more information, contact Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) at 1.888.242.2100.

Graduates will be able to compete in a broad range of career opportunities in all areas of industry, government/non-profit and public practice. Graduates are qualified for positions related to:

  • Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Finance
  • Business Consulting

Students may complete the remaining steps (i.e., the work experience component and PEP level courses) for their CPA designation directly with the CPA. Once a student receives their CPA designation after completing the Advanced Accounting program at Langara College and remaining PEP courses with the CPA, career rewards are limitless.

A CPA designation can lead to senior management positions such as but not limited to:

  • Senior Auditor
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Corporate Tax Specialist
  • Vice President
  • Corporate Controller
  • Partner (Public Practice Firm)
  • Management Info Systems Specialist