Accounting Technician

Accounting Technician

8 months
Application deadlines: June 30 for fall semester, October 31 for winter semester
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$150
Distance & online learning
Intakes: September, January
International tuition: CA$19,022
Domestic tuition: CA$7,044

Program overview

Each course will take approximately 10 hours per week of time commitment to complete readings and homework to finish each course within 16 weeks. Take this into consideration when planning your course schedule. We do not offer extensions on assignments, tests, or courses. This program includes 150 hours of optional field experience.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
Completely online



Language Arts – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course: 50% in English Language Arts 30-1 50% in English Language Arts 30-2 50% in ESLG 1860 50% in ESLG 1898 Mathematics – this requirement can be met with any of the following, or an equivalent course: 65% in Mathematics 20-1 65% in Mathematics 20-2 50% in Mathematics 30-1 50% in Mathematics 30-2 Academic admission requirements are different from English language proficiency (ELP) requirements. NorQuest College English for Academic Purposes courses may be used to meet both requirements. See below for details. If English is your second language, you must provide proof of ELP prior to admission. ELP test results must have been obtained within two years of the start date of your program. Acceptable evidence of ELP may be one of the following test scores: IELTS Academic: 6; no section score below 5.5 TOEFL iBT: 71

Career opportunities

If you enjoy working with numbers and are interested in business and finance, this career could be ideal for you. Graduates from this program will have the basic theory, technical knowledge, computer competencies, and skills to enter the accounting field at an entry-level position. The program equips graduates to perform financial accounting, budgeting, costing, and tax returns. The work experience component of the program allows you to gain hands-on experience in the field. Graduates may find employment in small businesses, government, banking, insurance, manufacturing, health services, not-for-profit organizations, retail, hospitality, and the oilfield and construction industries.

Campus location

Edmonton , Canada

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