Business - Accounting - 316 - 356

Ontario College Diploma
Two years
This program provides a thorough introduction to fiscal management and accounting theory.
Overview

Program Highlights

  • Prime employment opportunities include service with accounting firms and industry, in the cost and financial accounting areas of business.
  • Practical hands-on experience is gained through cooperative work experience conducted whenever possible under actual field conditions, assisted by working professionals.
  • Graduates are well-prepared to serve in a wide range of responsible positions up to and including mid-management levels in business and industry.
  • Option to transfer into the third year of the Business Administration - Accounting Advanced Diploma upon graduation.
  • The program offers transferability options to degree granting institutions where students can work toward their Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.
  • Learn from faculty with professional designations including members of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario who bring their real-life experiences to the classroom.

What you'll learn

  • The two-year Accounting program is structured to give the student both theoretical training and practical experience in accounting procedures and systems to prepare students for careers in accounting.
  • The goal is to provide the student with a working insight into the role of accounting as an information system for planning and controlling business operations.
  • Program curriculum offers specialization in the field of accounting.

Program Length

2 academic years (periods of 8 months), plus optional co-op

Fast Track - allows students to complete a two-year Diploma program in 4 semesters. Students will start in January and be in school for four semesters: Winter, Spring/Summer, Fall, and Winter. Students will not be off during the summer.

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Admission

Domestic and International student admission requirements

  • OSSD or equivalent (Mohawk Academic Upgrading, GED) including:
    • Grade 12 English, C or U or equivalent
    • Grade 11 Mathematics, C, M or U level or equivalent (M or U level recommended)

Options are available for mature applicants.


Language Requirements for International Students:

  • See below for accepted equivalents for Grade 12 English:

Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate proficiency in English. Options are available for mature applicants.

Don't have the necessary requirements?

Tuition and Fees

2021 - 2022 Domestic Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2
Compulsory Ancillary Fees $831.02 $712.05
Co-op Fees N/A $466.81
Compulsory Program Fees $0.00 $0.00
Domestic Tuition $1,354.04 $1,354.04
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester
without Co-op
$2,185.06 $2,066.09
Total Domestic Charges Per Semester
with Co-op
$2,185.06 $2,532.90
Total 1st Year Fees (Non Co-op) $4,251.15
Total 1st Year Fees (Co-op) $4,717.96

Above fees based on full-time September program start date. Contact Student Services to confirm fees for other start dates or semesters.

2021 - 2022 International Tuition and Fees

Description Semester 1 Semester 2
Total Tuition & Ancillary Fee $8,095.00 $8,095.00
Co-op Fees N/A $466.81
Program Compulsory Fees $0.00 $0.00
International Tax Recovery $450.00 $375.00
Total International Charges Per Semester
without Co-op
$8,545.00 $8,470.00
Total International Charges Per Semester
with Co-op
$8,545.00 $8,936.81
Total 1st Year Fees (Non Co-op) $17,015.00
Total 1st Year Fees (Co-op) $17,481.81

If you pay by wire transfer, please note your bank might charge you a fee to transfer money. Make sure your transfer includes the Mohawk payment and the wire transfer fee. This applies to each wire transfer payment you make.

Additional Information

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

  • Gain valuable experience during co-op work terms.
  • Test and apply course concepts through current software in our computer labs

To learn more, please visit the Centre for Experiential Learning.  

Co-op Format (Fall Intake)

September to December  January to April  May to August
Semester 1 Semester 2 Vacation
Semester 3 Work Term 1 (Co-op) Work Term 2 (Co-op)
Work Term 3 (Co-op) Semester 4  

Co-op Format (Winter Intake)

January to April May to August  September to December
Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Work Term 1 (Co-op) Work Term 2 (Co-op) Work Term 3 (Co-op)
Semester 4    

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Co-op Delivery and Fees

This program has an optional co-op, as part of the program of study. The annual co-op fee structure can be found on the Tuition and Fees page.

For questions, please contact the Co-op Specialist listed at the bottom of the webpage.

Driver’s License and Vehicle

Please note that some co-op positions for this program require that students have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle. The license requirement (G class, G2 class) varies by position. Some co-op positions may require students to commute.

Work Term Capabilities

(Capabilities do not reflect individual work experiences and exposures.)

  • Accounts receivable/collections
  • Accounts payable/payments
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Job cost recording
  • Process cost reporting
  • Maintain perpetual inventory records
  • Maintain petty cash book
  • Maintain all special journals
  • Maintain subledgers (A/R, A/P, fixed assets, investments)
  • Personal tax preparation
  • Financial statement preparation and analysis
  • Budget preparation
  • Computerized and manual bookkeeping
  • Variance analysis
  • Cost behaviour analysis
  • Account analysis
  • Payroll
  • Cash budgeting

Microcomputer Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Simply Accounting
Co-op Pay Range Co-op Pay Average
Range: $15.00 - $24.00 Average: $18.00

For further information, please contact:

Jason Peng, Co-op Specialist
Phone: 905-575-2164
Email: jason.peng [at] mohawkcollege.ca (Jason Peng)

Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes, often referred to as ‘Program Standards', set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

In many cases these program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Colleges and Universities (MCU) in consultation with employers and educators who are experts in the program field. To ensure the outcomes remain current and in line with industry needs, we invite our employers, graduates working in the field and current students to re-examine and update them during regular, ongoing program review focus groups.

Career Opportunities

 

 

 

Your future career options

  • Controller, Accountant, Cost Accountant and Payroll Accountant
  • Accounting and Related Clerk
  • Accounting Assistant, Technician and Junior Staff Accountant
  • Junior Financial Analyst and Financial Cost Analyst
  • Office Administrator
  • Senior Management Position for graduates pursuing a professional accounting designation
  • Audit Associate

Where you could work includes:

  • Small to Large Businesses and Manufacturing Companies
  • Government and Public Service
  • Public Practice

Educational Pathways

 

Pathways to Mohawk 

We offer a diverse range of programs to further your studies within Mohawk following completion of this program. If you've successfully taken a course at another post-secondary institution, you may be able to earn course exemptions toward your credential here at Mohawk. * 

Pathways within Mohawk

If you have successfully completed one of the following programs at Mohawk, you may be eligible to receive transfer credit in this program. *

This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.

Pathways beyond Mohawk

Earn a degree:

See ontransfer.ca for additional opportunities at other colleges or universities in Ontario.

Search the Mohawk Transfer Database for opportunities outside of Ontario.

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Domestic Canadian Students

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Phone: 1-844-767-6871

International Students

Contact International Student Recruitment
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Contact International
Email: intl.representatives@mohawkcollege.ca
Phone: 1-905-575-2254
Toll free phone numbers:
For general questions: 1-888-Mohawk9 (1-888-664-2959)
North China: 10-800-714-2521
South China: 10-800-140-2541
Brazil: 0800-022-7408
Philippines: 180011102544

Contact International Admissions
Contact our Admissions advisors for help with your application.
Contact International Admissions
Phone: 1-905-575-2254

*Not all programs are international eligible. Please see our programs available for international students.

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Canadian Domestic Students

Fennell Campus (FF)
Sep 2022
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Jan 2023
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International Students

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