Bachelor degree
48 months
Application deadlines: March
Processing time: 30 days
Application fee: CA$145
Intakes: October
International tuition: CA$12,695.9
Domestic tuition: CA$5,593.5

Program overview

In the accounting program, you will work closely with friends and classmates to complete projects that simulate real-world accounting problems. Whether it is audit, tax, financial, or management accounting, the Haskayne School of Business offers students a variety of courses to accommodate many different interests.

Study options

Study options
This program can be done
On campus



  • PTE
Applicants educated in other countries may be considered for admission on their academic merits. Those completing Canadian high school courses will always have the grades obtained in these courses used in lieu of equivalents obtained on international certificates. Detailed information is available at: International students seeking admission on the basis of documents not listed on the Admissions website should submit certificates indicating the courses studied and the grades achieved to the Admissions Office. When these certificates are in a language other than English, English translations (prepared by a certified translator) must accompany the original documents. Required Courses: English Language Arts 30-1 Mathematics 30-1 Two of: Any academic International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses, Indigenous Studies 30 (5-credits) or Social Studies 30-1, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Computing Science - Intermediate Level (5-credits) or Advanced Level (5-credits) Career and Technology Series, Language or Language and Culture Courses at the 30 -level, Mathematics 31, Physics 30, or Science 30 One approved course or option Required Courses Notes A minimum grade of 70% in Alberta Mathematics 30-1 (or equivalent) is the prerequisite for first-year math courses. Equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses are accepted. If you are currently completing high school, you will automatically be considered for admission using the standard admission by calculating your admission average using final grade 11 grades and at least one grade 12 approved course (if both grade 11 and 12 grades are provided, the grade 12 grade will be used) from the required courses for your program choice. Admitted students must complete all 30-level (or equivalent) required courses outlined above, maintain the admission average required for admission in the application year and obtain the Alberta Grade 12 diploma (or equivalent). Official transcripts are documents which are sent directly to the University of Calgary's admissions office from your school or the Department of Education maintaining such records. It's your responsibility to request transcripts from any non-Alberta institutions to be sent directly to the university's admissions office.

Career opportunities

As a graduate of the accounting program, you'll be prepared for global career opportunities in the areas of forensic accounting, financial auditing, tax accounting, and more. A degree in commerce can also be used as a stepping-stone to graduate studies or another professional degree such as law, medicine, veterinary medicine, or education.

Campus location

Calgary , Canada

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