Accounting

Cheques and balances. It all adds up.

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Admission Requirements

Accounting Diploma

This program is an open enrolment program. There is no formal admission procedure. To enrol in a course or the program, simply register online. Students should register at least three weeks before classes begin. Courses can be taken as part of a program or individually.

To be admitted to the CCE programs, students must have:

  • an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent;
  • be a mature student as defined in the Undergraduate Calendar of McMaster University; or,
  • be deemed an exceptional case.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If your first language is not English, you must meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements.


Certificate in Advanced Accounting

The Certificate in Advanced Accounting is open to individuals with post-secondary education who have completed foundation/core-level accounting courses outside of CCE prior to beginning the Certificate. 

Note: Graduates of the Diploma in Accounting are not eligible for the Certificate in Advanced Accounting.

English Language Proficiency Requirements

If your first language is not English, you must meet the University’s English language proficiency requirements.