More Than Business

SAF is more than just a business program

Experience Matters

For over 30 years, the School of Accounting and Finance (SAF) has been launching business leaders of the world. We provide an education where experience matters.

All of our programs provide students with the technical, analytical, evaluative, and communication skills needed to prepare for successful careers in public accounting, finance, industry, government and not-for-profit sectors.

Our undergraduate programs:

Program ChartOur graduate programs:

CPA logoSAF has received the highest level of national accreditation under the Chartered Professional Accountancy (CPA) National Accreditation Standards. The SAF's national accreditation provides customized pathways for SAF students to tailor their education for a direct route to the CPA designation.

Students in AFM, Math/CPA, and Biotech/CPA can combine their undergraduate studies with the MAcc graduate program to move directly to the CPA Common Final Exam (CFE) after graduation.

CFA University Affiliation ProgramThe SAF's AFM and CFM programs are recognized under the CFA University Affiliation Program. AFM and CFM students will receive advanced preparation to challenge the 3 CFA accreditation exams as early as Year 4 of their program.

  1. Nov. 25, 2017RISE to the Top; SAF is 1st in AccountingRISE Competition

    By: Carrie Gilmour

  2. Nov. 22, 2017Alan Macnaughton receives Lifetime Contribution AwardAlan Mcnaughton
    November 21, 2017
    By: Patty Mah

    SAF Tax Professor, Alan Macnaughton was awarded a Lifetime Contribution Award from the Canadian Tax Foundation (CTF) at its annual conference in Toronto. This highly prestigious award celebrates individuals who have distinguished themselves through their contributions and dedication to the Canadian Tax Foundation.

  3. Nov. 17, 2017Earnings Smoothing: Does It Exacerbate or Constrain Stock Price Crash Risk?

    SAF professors Changling Chen and Jeong-Bon Kim had their research highlighted in the "Industry Trends, Research and Commentary" section of the CFA Institute's Selections publication.

    "Do managers smooth earnings to inform investors about a corporation’s long-run performance, or to hide bad news for their own opportunistic purposes? SAF authors conclude that bad news hiding is the underlying incentive of earnings smoothing for managers of these weakly monitored firms." 

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Meet our people

Andrew Bauer

Andrew Bauer

Assistant professor; Canada Research Chair in Taxation, Governance and Risk