About This Program
Interested in pursuing a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation? Get started with this two-year, co-operative education eligible post-baccalaureate diploma program that satisfies the entrance requirements of the Chartered Professional Accountant’s (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP).
The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting is designed for students who hold a bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than commerce or business administration. You will gain the skills to secure intermediate-level accounting positions in financial reporting, taxation, management accounting and auditing.
You will be conferred the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting award after completing the course.
Is your degree in a commerce or business administration discipline? You should apply for entrance into the Post-Degree Diploma in Accounting program instead of this program.
This Accounting (Post-Baccalaureate Diploma) is offered at the New Westminster campus of Douglas College. It is taught full-time for two years. Day and evening courses provide students with flexibility while earning their post-baccalaureate diploma.
Please note that you will be responsible for your own transportation to complete co-op, externship, internship or practical lab requirements when these are included in a program.
As stated above, the Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting satisfies the entrance requirements of the Chartered Professional Accountant’s (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP).
From there, you may move on to careers as:
Unless stated, all the following courses have 3 credits. You'll need to complete 60 credits over a two-year period to graduate from this program.
* If you took ACCT 1235 instead of ACCT 1110 and ACCT 1210, you must take another 1000 - 4000 level elective from the Faculty of Commerce and Business Administration. 1000-2000 level electives must be university transferable (courses that transfer to one of the 5 Research Universities - SFU, UBC, UBCO, UNBC or UVIC) according to the BC Transfer Guide.
Course Code : PBACCT
College : Commerce and Business Administration
Duration : Two years
Qualifications Level : Post-Baccalaureate Diploma
All fees listed below are quoted in Canadian Dollar (CAD).
Take note of the following:
Intake Dates :
There are three intakes per year:
IVC however, accepts applications for an intake date up to 7 months before the start of classes. This preparation period includes:
The long period will also allow you sufficient time to:
So be sure you apply early! After all, you deserve the best professional service we can offer.
Admission and entry requirements for this qualification are in accordance with the academic regulations of Douglas College. You must comply with the following requirements: