Accounting, Advanced Diploma | Part time online | Wilfrid Laurier University | Canada
42 days
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This 12-week Accounting program from Wilfrid Laurier University, offered every summer and fall, enhances your knowledge of the technical and enabling competencies required by CPAs

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The Lazaridis School of Business and Economics’ Graduate Diploma in Accounting from  Wilfrid Laurier University builds upon your undergraduate accounting program and provides a structured and comprehensive path for those working toward the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.

Program Highlights

  • This program is designed to be completed in one term, full-time. Students who have finished their undergraduate degree will complete this program in order to prepare for the CPA examinations (the CFE).
  • This program, designed to facilitate CPA preparation, will provide you with advanced and integrated knowledge in financial accounting, management accounting, auditing and taxation.
  • You'll gain technical and practical skills that will benefit your future career advancement.
  • All of the program's courses are designed to address the competencies outlined in the CPA Competency Map.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • Management Controls
  • Integrated Cases in Accounting
  • Advanced Auditing
  • Taxation III

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 42 days

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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications will be considered from applicants with a Canadian undergraduate degree in Business or Economics with a concentration in Accounting (completed or in final stages of completion) on a case-by-case basis.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English is essential to graduate studies at Laurier. Applicants whose language of instruction during their previous postsecondary education was not in English must submit evidence of proficiency in English. If applicable, results from accepted testing services must be uploaded to LORIS.

Tuition Fee

  • International tuition is per 1.00 credit.
  • National tuition $1,974 per course.
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