Programs offered through the School of Accounting and Finance

Which program is right for you?

The School of Accounting and Finance has over 30 years experience in providing globally recognized, specialized programs in accounting and finance. Our graduates advance quickly in careers around the globe.

Want to become a CPA? Choose between AFM, Math/CPA, or Biotech/CPA
What's the difference? Not your CPA studies! The difference will be what you choose to study in addition to accounting.

  • If you want additional business courses and flexibility, choose AFM.
  • If you want math with accounting, choose Math/CPA.
  • If you want science and accounting, choose Biotech/CPA.

Want to become a CFA? Choose between AFM and CFM
What's the difference? Not your CFA studies! The difference will be what you choose to study in addition to finance.

  • If you want an investment management perspective on finance, choose AFM.
  • If you want a data analysis perspetive on finance, choose CFM.
 

Accounting and Financial Management (AFM)

Computing and Financial Management (CFM) Math/CPA Biotechnology/CPA
System of study Co-op only Co-op only Co-op only Co-op only
Total length of program 4 1/3 years 4 2/3 years 4 1/3 years 4 1/3 years
Total number of academic terms 8 8 8 8
Number of co-op work terms 4 6 4 4
Number of courses 40 40 41 42
Year 1 Courses: Number of courses you'll take in each category

Accounting and Finance

4 3 2 2

Business and Economics

3 1 2 2

Communications and Leadership

1 0 1 2

Math and Computer Science

2 6 5 0

Biology and Chemistry

0 0 0 4
Designation paths available

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) 

Canadian Securities Course (CSC) 

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)

Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) 

Canadian Securities Certificates (CSC) 

Information Systems Professional (ISP)

Information Technology Chartered Professional (ITCP)

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
Number of first year spots 300 45 55 10
Degree earned Bachelor of Accounting and Financial Management (BAFM) Bachelor of Computing and Financial Management (BCFM) Bachelor of Math (BMATH) Bachelor of Science (BSc)
OUAC application code WXY WCF WN WSA
Post graduate options Master of Accounting (MAcc), Master of Taxation (MTax), PhD Master of Quantitative Finance, Master of Math, PhD MAcc, MTax, Phd MAcc, MTax, Phd
Find out more at: AFM website CFM website Math/CPA website Biotech/CPA website
Admission Requirements 6 Grade 12 U or M courses including:

Required Courses

12 U English (min 75%)
12 U Adv Functions (min 75%)
12 U Calc & Vectors (min 75%)
12 U English
(min 75%)
12 U Adv Functions
12 U Calc & Vectors
1 other 12 U course
12 U English
12 U Adv Functions
12 U Calc & Vectors
1 other 12 U course
12 U English (min 70%)
12 U Adv Functions (min 70%)
12 U Calc & Vectors (min 70%)
2 of: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Data Management, or Earth & Space Science
Admission Average: Individual selection from mid-80s low-90s high-80s low-90s
Other requirements Admission Information Form (AIF)
Accounting and Financial Management Admissions Assignment (AFMAA)
Admission Information Form (AIF)
Euclid Math Contest*
Canadian Computing Competition*
Admission Information Form (AIF)
Euclid Math Contest* Canadian Computing Competition*
Admission Information Form (AIF)

* Recommended. May be required for certain scholarship applications.