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Cheques and balances. It all adds up.

Work towards your CPA or RPA designation!

Diploma in Accounting Requirements



Academic Credit – 33 Units

The McMaster Accounting Diploma program is divided into three areas: core, specialist and basic.

To qualify for the diploma, students must complete five (5) core courses and any six (6) specialist courses. Students who do not have post-secondary education must also complete Effective Communication and Organizational Behaviour in order to qualify for the Diploma. Students pursuing an external designation may take any number of basic courses to satisfy their external program requirements.

* New students are encouraged to contact the Centre for Continuing Education for academic counselling and a program study plan. Finance and accounting courses are offered at our Hamilton campus and online.