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Diploma in Accounting and Payroll Systems

City College of Management


326 3770 Westwinds Drive NE
Calgary, Alberta, T3J 5H3, Canada

  • Program Type Occupational
  • Credential Type Diploma
  • Length 1 Year or Less 920 Hours (42 Weeks)
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements
Standard Admission: A High-School student must meet ONE of the below requirements to be considered for admission:  Alberta High School Diploma, verified by transcript  A non-Alberta equivalent, verified by transcript  General Equivalency Diploma (G.E.D.), verified by transcript  Demonstrate basic computer operational level knowledge 5.2- Mature Students A mature student is any applicant who is over 18 years old and does not hold a high school diploma. Even without a high school, mature students will have the opportunity to apply for admission to the Diploma program. A mature student must meet ALL of the following requirements to be considered into the program:  Be 18 years or older when they submit their application  Successfully pass the Wonderlic Scholastic Level Test  Demonstrate basic computer operational level knowledge 5.3- International Students An applicant who is neither a Canadian citizen nor a landed immigrant is considered an International Student. An International Student must meet ALL of the following requirements to be considered for admission:  Completed, high school program or equivalent program with a C+ grade or higher. Students must prove they completed high school at an institution accredited by the Country's Ministry of Education.  Meet Math requirements: completed a grade 12 math course with a C+ grade or higher  Meet English Requirements: Because English is the language of instruction at City College, International Students must demonstrate their English language competence by one of the following means: o Completed a grade 12 English course in Literature or Composition with a C+ grade or higher from a school in which English Language is the primary language of instruction o Completed a post-secondary English course with a C+ grade or higher at a College or University in which English Language is the primary language of instruction o Completed a diploma, certificate, undergraduate degree at a College or University in which English Language is the primary language of instruction English Language Proficiency Requirements: Completed within the last two years one of the following language proficiency tests with the marks listed below or higher: English Proficiency Test Minimum English Proficiency Scores Accepted TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language IELTS - International English Language Testing System (Academic) IBT Overall 80 Overall 6.0 CAEL - Canadian Academic English Language PTE - Pearson Test of English Academic MELAB - Michigan English Language Assessment Batter Overall 60 50 Overall 70

Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Total Tuition $14,500.00
  • Total Books/Supplies/Other Fees $1,000.00

* Tuition and fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

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

Updated May 27, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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