Accounting

Accounting is a growing and ever-changing profession! The Douglas College Accounting Programs strive to provide you with valuable skills that meet the demands of the changing workplace.

If you enjoy problem solving and want a financially rewarding career, accounting is an excellent field for you. Douglas College's Accounting Department is a great place to develop skills that will help you thrive in an accounting or business career. Our programs will help you to:

  • Develop job-ready accounting skills
  • Introduce you to a new career direction built upon your existing education
  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of current accounting principles, procedures and financial policies
  • The courses offered in the Accounting programs qualify you for entrance into the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Professional Education Program (PEP) and the CPA Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) program.

For more information on transferability of Douglas College courses to CPA programs, please refer to CPA PEP prerequisites and CPA ACAF Transfer Credit Guide.

The Diploma in Accounting Management, BBA in Accounting, and PBD in Accounting programs are all co-op eligible. Put your skills to work with the Co-operative Education Program and gain paid, full-time work experience, while also earning College course credit.

For information on admission requirements, courses, intake dates and more, visit the Program and Course Catalogue. If you are interested in taking accounting but need to upgrade your English skills, visit the Pre-Business Foundation Program page. If you need to upgrade your mathematics skill, visit the Math Upgrading page.