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Advanced Accounting and Finance Accounting and Finance

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
The proposed 18-credit Accounting and Finance Post-Diploma Certificate (ACFI) has been developed to meet the needs of both graduates and employers. Industry has identified the need for a mid-tier accounting credential to fill junior and intermediate-level accounting jobs in business, industry and government, and CPA-supervised positions in public accounting.

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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Post-Diploma
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education Only
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet one of the following (or equivalent):

1. Completion of a two-year diploma or equivalent, with a minimum grade of 60% in the prerequisite courses (except for Management Information Systems, which requires a passing grade or 50% whichever is higher), which is based on the CPA Canada AACFI National Exam Policies, May 2017.

2. For students with a non-accounting diploma, successful completion of ten prerequisite courses is required to meet the foundational knowledge essential for success in the higher-level accounting and finance courses within this program. The prerequisite courses are as follows:

  • Introductory Financial Accounting 1
  • Introductory Financial Accounting 2
  • Introductory Management Accounting
  • Intermediate Financial Reporting 1
  • Intermediate Financial Reporting 2
  • Business Law
  • Intermediate Management Accounting
  • Information Technology
  • Corporate Finance
  • Accounting Software Applications (BA Accounting major elective)

Transfer(s) Eligibility

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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated October 01, 2018. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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