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Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting Practice (PRA)
Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting Practice (PRA)

Graduate Certificate of Professional Accounting Practice (PRA)

  • ID:SC010136
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (CAD)

  • Application Fee:$150.00
  • TuitionFee/Week:$472.94
  • LivingFee/Week:$250.00
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$16.82
  • OtherFee/Week:$33.17
  • Application Fee:$150.00
  • TuitionFee/Week:$472.94
  • LivingFee/Week:$250.00
  • InsuranceFee/Week:$16.82
  • OtherFee/Week:$33.17

* Books and Supply Costs.

Estimated Total/program:
$38,763.06
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Accept letter
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Visa
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent

English Requirements

  • Successful completion of a minimum of two years of full-time study in a school and country where English is the primary language
  • Successful completion of an intensive English program such as the English Language Institute
  • A recognized international language test score such as IELTS Academic, TOEFL or Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

Refer to English language test score requirements below.

Tests

Certificate Programs

Diploma and Advanced Diploma Programs

Degree Programs

Graduate Certificate Programs

CAEL CE

Minimum 60

Minimum 60

Minimum 70 (Writing no less than 60)

Minimum 70 (Writing no less than 60)

Cambridge English Exams (B2 First/FCE, C1 Advanced/CAE or C2 Proficiency/CPE)

Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

Minimum 169 with no skill below 162

Minimum 176 with no skill below 169

Minimum 176 with no skill below 169

Duolingo

Minimum score 105 to 110

Minimum score 105 to 110

Minimum score 115 to 120

Minimum score 125 to 130

IELTS Academic

Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

Minimum 6.0 with no skill below 5.5

Minimum 6.5 with no skill below 6.0

Minimum 6.5 with no skill below 6.0

PTE Academic

Minimum score 58

Minimum score 58

Minimum score 60

Minimum score 60

TOEFL iBT (including MyBest TOEFL)

Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

Minimum 80 with no skill below 20

Minimum 84 with no skill below 21

Minimum 88 with no skill below 22

TOEFL Revised Paper Delivered

No skill below 20

No skill below 20

No skill below 21

No skill below 22

Course Information

This 12-month graduate certificate program is a fast-track option for four-year degree graduates to pursue a career in accounting wishing to pursue the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation. You will study financial and management accounting, tax, information systems, audit, finance and economics focusing on analysis and interpretation of information and making sound ethical decisions.

You will be introduced to the modern technological environment of business using spreadsheets (Excel), database software (Access) and integrated database application technologies (ERP) through exposure to accounting software package(s). You will also gain industry exposure through research, case studies and projects.

You are eligible to enrol in this program with little or no knowledge of accounting. Upon graduation, you can choose to continue to complete an accounting degree such as Seneca's International Accounting and Finance degree, or pursue your CPA professional designation (minimum grade requirements apply).

Skills

Throughout this program you will develop the following skills:

  • Communications 

  • Analytical thinking

  • Decision-making

  • Budgeting 

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Semester 1: Offered in Fall

BAB140

Introduction to Financial Accounting

BAB210

Business Statistics

BAB231

Introduction to Business Law

IAF330

Finance

IAF340

Business Information Systems

LSP240

Micro Economics: Theory and Practice

 

Semester 2: Offered in Winter

BAB240

Management Accounting

IAF310

Intermediate Financial Accounting I

IAF320

Income Tax I

IAF520

Auditing

IAF620

Financial Management

LSP340

Macroeconomics - Theory and Practice

 

Semester 3: Offered in Summer

IAF410

Intermediate Financial Accounting II

IAF420

Income Tax II

IAF530

Management Accounting - Intermediate

IAF640

Business Cases I

IAF710

Advanced Financial Accounting

IAF831

International Strategic Management

 

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Pathway Courses

Program

What is it?

Who can attend?

Advantages

English: 12U Equivalency

This program provides learners an opportunity to upgrade their English skills if they don’t have the high school English requirements.

Learners who complete an assessment that tests their writing and reading skills. This opportunity is recommended for learners upgrading for admission into a Seneca degree.

English admission requirements for the joint York-Seneca Nursing (BSCN) program have to be met according to York University standards. Review the BSCN requirements here.

 

  • Tuition-free program for qualified students
  • Classes are scheduled in the evenings on Mondays and Thursdays providing flexibility between work and learning

 

Academic Upgrading

This two- to three-semester Academic Upgrading program is for learners who are missing requirements for a college certificate or diploma program.

Learners who are 19 years or older may apply.

  • Tuition-free program for qualified students
  • Courses offered at introductory, intermediate and advanced levels
  • Students may qualify for high school equivalency certificate

 

General Arts – English for Academic Purposes (GEA)

English for Academic purposes helps English as a second language (ESL) learners improve their English skills.

ESL learners who understand English at a basic level may apply. International students may benefit from our English Language Institute (ELI) program.

  • Full time, tuitioned, day school program
  • OSAP eligible
  • Flexibility in course choices

 

Math: 12U Equivalency

This program provides learners an opportunity to upgrade their math skills if they don’t have the high school math requirements.

This course is equivalent to the Ontario curriculum's Mathematics of Data Management: Grade 12 (MDM4U) course.

 

Learners who complete an assessment that tests their skills. This opportunity is recommended for learners upgrading for admission into a Seneca degree.

The course is not available for prospective students of the Honours Bachelor of Aviation Technology (FPR) program and the joint York-Seneca Nursing (BSCN) program who need to meet additional math course requirements. Select “admission requirements” on each program page for details.

 

  • Tuition-free program for qualified students.
  • Classes are scheduled in the evenings on Mondays providing flexibility between work and learning.

 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

When you graduate from this program, these are the types of employers waiting for you:

  • Financial accounting supervisor
  • Divisional and corporate accountant
  • Accounting analyst
  • Cost accountant

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Health Insurance $807.49CAD

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