The Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting provides students who have an undergraduate degree in any discipline with the majority of the prerequisite core courses to be eligible to apply to the Sprott Master of Accounting (MAcc) program or enter the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP), pathways leading to the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation and a career in professional accounting.
Sprott's Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting is primarily delivered online, with the option of some classes being available on campus. Normal completion of the program is within two calendar years after the date of initial registration; however, exceptions may be considered to accommodate students’ unique circumstances and progression.
Applicants are expected to hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline, or equivalent, with a minimum overall average of B- (70-72%) and have completed the following prerequisite courses, or equivalent:
In order to meet residency requirements, a maximum of 3 courses completed prior to admission to the PBDA can be counted in the program requirements.
BUSI 1004 & BUSI 1005 course equivalents, BUSI 1001 & BUSI 1002, can be completed by studying as a Special student at Carleton University.
Students will also need to complete the following additional courses outside the diploma to meet admission requirements for the Sprott Master of Accounting (MAcc) Program or to the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP):
Please note that students are required to earn C- (60-62%) in each course in order for it to count towards the program requirements. Students who earn lower than C- in any specific course will be required to repeat it prior to graduation.
Tuition fees are calculated based on the number of courses registered for in an academic term – please refer to Carleton University’s fee estimator for tuition fees
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Sprott School of Business at Carleton University
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