24 months
15133 CAD/year
3183 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


This two-year diploma program in Accounting at Seneca College will introduce you to the accounting practices, related technology applications, business fundamentals and the soft skills needed to find employment. 

Visit the official programme website for more information


You will learn how to use computer applications like Microsoft Excel spreadsheets and Access relational database management software.

As a student of this program, assuming specific course grade and GPA requirements are met, and upon completion of five bridging courses, you will be eligible to directly enter Seneca’s Honours Bachelor of Commerce – Accounting & Finance (BACF).


Throughout this Accounting program at Seneca College you will develop the following skills:

  • Understanding and applying management accounting concepts
  • Preparing and presenting financial statements and reports
  • Outlining internal control system and risk management

Your Career

As a graduate of this program, you may pursue future career options, such as:

  • Small business accountant
  • Accounts payable/receivable analyst
  • General accounting co-ordinator
  • Accounting technician
  • Payroll administrator
  • Tax return specialist
  • Junior corporate accountant

Programme Structure


  • Accounting Basics
  • Business Administration
  • Communicating Across Contexts
  • Principles of Economics - Micro
  • Business Statistics
  • Business Communications for the Digital Workplace

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Seneca offers admission to students up to the first day of classes. However, applications will not be accepted once a program becomes full. Therefore, it is recommended that you apply soon.


30 alternative credits


Blended, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, or a mature applicant
  • English: Grade 12 C or U, or equivalent course
  • Mathematics: Grade 12 C or U, or Grade 11 U or M, or equivalent course
  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents may satisfy the English and/or mathematics requirements for this program through successful Seneca pre-admission testing.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15133 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15133 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3183 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3183 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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