The Department of Accounting offers a program for accounting majors that will prepare students for careers in professional accounting, industry and government. The Department also offers courses in financial and managerial accounting and information systems for all Commerce students.

CPA Accreditation

The University offers all of the prerequisite courses for the Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Commerce graduates with a major in accounting may choose certain accounting and free electives to complete all prerequisite requirements before graduation for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program. Details of these courses are available from the academic advisor, Chairperson of the Department or the CPA Atlantic website.

MBA (CPA Stream)

The MBA (CPA Stream) program allows students to complete an  MBA while receiving advanced standing in the CPA Professional Education Program.  Students who complete the MBA (CPA Stream) program will be eligible to write the CPA professional common final examination on completion.  Details can be found in the Graduate Academic Calendar.