Why Accounting?

Want to achieve your Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation? Want to learn skills in leadership, accounting and finances that are critical to career and business success? The accounting degree at the U of G will help you develop a solid foundation of accounting and business know-how to get you there.

Students in the ACCT program may also be interested in studying Economics, Management Economics and Finance, Marketing Management, or other majors.

To see all courses offered in this degree, visit our 2023-2024 Academic Calendar.

Learn the Language of Business, Beyond the Numbers

 Achieve a Professional CPA Designation

Achieve a highly respected professional designation and a successful career in business and accounting, with courses preparing you to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) of Ontario. The accounting courses you complete are recognized by CPA.

 Augment Your Accounting Focus

Complement your accounting focus with a secondary area of discipline such as leadership, data analytics, business sustainability, marketing, international business, or human resources management.

 Go Beyond the Classroom

Lang's co-op option develops your professional and leadership abilities through relevant work experience outside of the classroom. You can even choose to complete a project-based assignment or an individual study for course credit.

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Our Accounting co-op provides 16 months of experience and is designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career by enhancing the integration of theory and practice in real-world scenarios, sharpening your technical, analytical, evaluative and communication skills.

To see all courses offered in the co-op program, visit our 2023-2024 Academic Calendar.

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I looked for a university that would help me grow as a person, aside from just academics. The collaborative, innovative and sustainable culture at U of G is what really attracted me. The Commerce program encourages working in collaborative environments where I can learn from and grow with my peers.”

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