Post Baccalaureate Diploma Accounting

  • Full Time
LENGTH: 2 year
CAMPUS: Prince George
FEES: Check Fee Schedule
START DATE: Fall 2023 - Spring 2024
  • In Class
Application Status
Applications still open.
  • Overview
  • Courses
  • Location & Dates
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees


Already obtained a Bachelor’s Degree? Prepare for your Certified Professional Accountant (CPA) with this two-year program. You will be set up for a career in accounting upon graduation.

Working as Senior Accountant, you will be practicing in areas such as cost accounting, income tax, and auditing. All courses have been approved by the CPA. Graduates of the Post Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting program are able to enter into the Certified Professional Accountant's (CPA) Professional Education Program (CPA PEP).


Upon completion of this Post Baccalaureate Diploma, you will be employable to a variety of industries, in positions such as:

  • Senior Accountant
  • Accounting Clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Financial Manager
  • Financial Advisor

What you will learn

During this program, you will gain knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:

  • Financial statements (preparing and understanding)
  • Business law principles
  • Economic principles
  • Professional writing
  • Computer Applications
  • Canadian Income Tax
  • Canadian Business Tax

Post Baccalaureate Diploma Accounting Courses

This Program is a prerequisite for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). Students must hold a bachelor's degree as approved by CPA to gain admission into the Post Baccalaureate in Accounting Diploma Accounting Program.

Post Baccalaureate Accounting Diploma

In order to be considered CPA Equivalent a student must obtain a minimum of a (“B- “) grade or higher in each course.
COM-204 Financial Accounting 3 15 weeks
LAW-294 Business Law 3 15 weeks
ECON-201 Principles of Microeconomics 3 15 weeks
MATH-157 Business Statistics 3 15 weeks
ACC-170 Data Analytics and Info System 3 15 weeks
ACC-251 Intermediate Accounting I 3 15 weeks
ACC-255 Management Accounting I 3 15 weeks
ECON-202 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 15 weeks
MATH-257 Business Statistics II 3 15 weeks
FIN-257 Finance 1 3 15 weeks
ACC-252 Intermediate Accounting II 3 15 weeks
ACC-256 Management Accounting II 3 15 weeks
BUS-415 Business Ethics 3 15 weeks
ACC-281 Taxation 1 3 15 weeks
FIN-258 Finance 2 3 15 weeks
ACC-450 Advanced Financial Accounting 3 15 weeks
ACC-455 Advanced Managerial Accounting 3 15 weeks
BUS-410 Strategic Management 3 15 weeks
ACC-381 Taxation 2 3 15 weeks
ACC-340 Audit and Assurance 3 15 weeks

Locations & Dates

Fall 2023 Prince George In Class 2 years
Spring 2024 Prince George In Class 2 years

Entry Requirements

Successful completion of a recognized bachelor’s degree. International students from a non English speaking country will be required to provide proof of a minimum 6.0 Academic IELTS or 80 iBT TOEFL result or equivalent within two years. It is the responsibility of the student to confirm that their bachelor’s degree satisfies the degree prerequisite of the CPA Professional Education Program

Limited admission

A program with a limited number of seats per intake and is on a “first qualified, first admitted” basis.

Program Tools

Many courses in this program use online learning tools. Students will need

  • a reliable internet connection,
  • a device to access the internet, and
  • a financial/scientific calculator.

Students are encouraged to review historical syllabi or discuss with a recruiter, an advisor, or a faculty member to identify their technological needs.

Invest in your future

Find detailed enrolment fees by checking out our fee schedule

Books for this program can be purchased from the bookstore.

Paying for college

We're here to help. You can apply for scholarships and bursaries through CNC. We can also help you find loans and other funding. Visit Financial aid to find out how.

Salaries and employment

Looking for a job? Check the student employment opportunities.