2022-2023 Academic Year
Chair – Sandi Findlay-Thompson, BBA (MSVU), MBA (Dalhousie University), Ph.D. (Northcentral University)
This certificate provides a solid foundation in the field of accounting. It will be of interest to those working in the accounting field and to those with non-business university degrees working in administrative positions.
The Certificate in Accounting is intended for persons only in business or allied fields or those with at least 5.0 units of university study. Please refer to 2.1.4 Admission Requirements and 2.1.6 Additional Admission Requirements. Transfer or non-degree students must have a GPA of 2.0 over 3.0 units for admission to the certificate.
Students can enroll in the Certificate in Accounting as a separate program or concurrently with another MSVU program. Both the certificate and degree may be taken concurrently. If taken concurrently, the Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials will be in effect. If not earned concurrently, the University regulations regarding a second credential will be in effect. Students are advised to review 2.1.5 Holders of University Degrees, Diplomas and Certificates and 2.1.14 Principles Governing the Awarding of Multiple Credentials during program planning and completion.
The certificate may be completed through distance learning on a part-time basis.