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Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting

This two-year diploma program focuses upon the courses needed as prerequisites to enter into the CPA Professional Education Program. The program contains the 19 courses required as prerequisites to the CPA Professional Education program and 1 elective.

Admission Requirements

Successful completion of a recognized Bachelor Degree in a field other than Business, Commerce or Accounting. It is the responsibility of the student to confirm that their Bachelor Degree satisfies the degree prerequisite of the CPA Professional Education Program.

Program Outline

Summer Session I and II
BUAD 111 Financial Accounting I
BUAD 121 Financial Accounting II
Semester I
BUAD 113 Canadian Business
BUAD 195 Financial Management
BUAD 208 Canadian Income Tax I
BUAD 209 Business Law
BUAD 263 Intermediate Accounting I
Semester II
BUAD 273 Intermediate Accounting II
BUAD 283 Management Information Systems
BUAD 296 Long-term Capital Management
BUAD 264 Management Accounting
BUAD 369 Canadian Income Tax II
Semester III
BUAD 462 Advanced Financial Accounting
or BUAD 362
BUAD 363 Audit Planning
STAT 124 Business Statistics
BUAD elective*
Semester IV
BUAD 340 Strategic Management I
BUAD 365 Cost Accounting
BUAD 466 Advanced Managerial Accounting
or BUAD 366
BUAD 463 Internal Control & Auditing
* Any Business elective or MATH 114

Graduation Requirements

Successful completion of the prescribed and elective courses as listed in the program outline with a minimum graduating grade average of 60%.

Program Area:


Campus (Intake):

  • Distance (Jan, Sep)
    Not all courses offered
  • Vernon (Jan, Sep)
    Not all courses offered
  • Kelowna (Jan, Sep)
    Not all courses offered




  • Distance/Online
  • Part-Time
  • Full-Time


2019-20: $5,510.08

  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee, Development fee.
  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.
  • International students will pay International tuition fees


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