Post-Graduate Certificate in Accounting (Online)

  • Free

  • online
  • Canada (Toronto) |
  • Date not specified
  • Certificate

A busy schedule is no longer a barrier to achieving your professional goals. With our online Post-Graduate Certificate in Accounting, you can take an exciting step in your accounting or finance career without disrupting your job or personal commitments. The accelerated online program takes just a year and a half to complete and allows you to easily fit your studies into your existing schedule. Our online option delivers the same curriculum as the in-class full-time program. Designed in consultation with senior industry executives, thought leaders, and prominent York University academics, the online Certificate provides relevant and in-demand knowledge that will deepen your understanding of accounting while simultaneously sharpening your critical thinking, communication, and management skills. Whether your goal is to become a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), or qualify for new opportunities in order to gain valuable accounting experience, the Certificate provides a solid accounting foundation from which to build on. Just like the in-class program, the online Certificate culminates with a unique final capstone course where you will apply your knowledge to real-world business challenges, which serves as excellent preparation for future job interviews. Graduates of the program will be ready to move into junior accounting or finance roles, or continue on the path towards their CPA designation.

Program Benefits

The online program is by far the most flexible option for completing the Post-Graduate Certificate in Accounting especially for busy professionals. Over the course of a year and a half, you can study from the comfort of your home and network virtually with instructors and peers in your cohort. Scheduling your class time is entirely up to you (as long as you meet assignment deadlines), allowing you to complete the Certificate at your own pace.

Who Should Attend

  • Launch a career in finance or accounting
  • Pursue a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation
  • Enhance and validate their accounting acumen
  • Add a post-secondary accounting credential to support their plans for career growth
  • Earn a Canadian accounting credential from a respected institution


Dr. Syeda Fahmida Habib

*Program faculty is subject to change