|BCIT ACCOUNTING DIPLOMA|
|BCIT Credential:||BCIT Diploma|
|Program Length:||2 years, Full-time
|Number of Courses:||31 courses, 122 credits|
|Total Tuition/Cost:||Learn about Tuition & Fees|
|1st Year Entry:||View Requirements|
|Advanced Placement:||View Requirements|
|Laddering Options:||Bachelor of Business Administration BBA Degree
Bachelor of Technology in Accounting BTech Degree
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Accounting: The Accounting program leads to middle management positions in financial accounting, cost accounting, internal audit and budget preparation. Graduates of this program will usually go on to obtain a professional designation as a CPA.
Successful graduates who complete additional training can expect, with significant varied experience, to achieve middle to senior management positions earning annual salaries in excess of $60,000. Achieving this level of success means starting in entry-level positions in financial accounting, cost accounting, internal audit, budget preparation, brokerage, banking, trust and insurance, with starting salaries as high as $3,000 per month.
Do you have a degree, diploma, or completed a substantial amount of post-secondary courses? You may qualify for advanced placement into the Accounting program. Students that qualify for advanced placement can enter the program in the middle of first year depending on the number of transfer credits received.
Acceptance into advanced placement is dependent on a number of factors including: seat availability, course transfer credits, and the number of applications received. Most applicants are required to complete additional course work before entering their desired program. Early application is strongly recommended.
Entry into the middle of Year 1 (January)
Entry into the start of Year 2 (September)
* or next business day
When applying for advanced placement, you must submit the Course-by-Course Self-Assessment form [PDF] with your online application.
For more information about eligibility requirements and the application process, please download the Accounting Advanced Placement Guide [PDF].
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