bcit bachelor of accounting

Last Updated on August 28, 2023


Diploma Full-time School of Business + Media


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Program overview

Credential: Diploma
Format: Full-time
Length: 2 years
Start Dates: September
Campus: Burnaby
Domestic Tuition: $12,315*
International Tuition: $40,950*
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Set the stage for a prosperous career in business with the Accounting diploma program at BCIT. By training with knowledgeable, experienced instructors who are respected professionals in the accounting industry, you’ll learn how accounting is the backbone of businesses big and small. In just two years, this highly experiential program will prepare you to step into a corporate office or head back into the classroom to complete your bachelor’s degree. The road to CPA designation is an easy one with the accounting programs at BCIT.

Fall 2021 delivery mode: in person

About the program

  • Two year, full-time diploma
  • After graduation, complete your bachelor’s degree in just one year
  • Prepare for CPA designation

Learn more about accounting accreditation and designation with our Program Details.

Who should apply for the Accounting Diploma?

The Accounting diploma program is right for you if you:

  • Have completed high school or higher
  • Have a degree and need accounting upgrading
  • Are looking to earn your CPA designation
  • Want to pursue a multi-faceted business career

Ready to enroll in the Accounting diploma program? Visit Entrance Requirements to get started.

What grads can do

Thanks to the comprehensive courses included in the Accounting diploma program, graduates of the program are ready for entry-level and mid-level positions in a variety of business settings. They are also prepared to further their education by completing a bachelor’s degree in just one extra year.

To find out more about the positions Accounting diploma grads enter, visit Graduating and Jobs.

International study

BCIT offers a number of international study opportunities that helps students gain a global perspective of the economy, culture, government, and everyday life of the country they study in. You could participate in a summer field school or complete an international degree. Learn more about studying abroad.

Accredited program

This program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP).

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