Accounting is a very popular course of study at the moment – this is mainly due to the perceived job security that the CPA designation provides. So what are some of the best undergraduate programs for accounting in Canada's most populous province?
In no particular order….
Goodman School of Business, Brock University, BAcc
-Well-established co-op program
-Friendly atmosphere/Brock's school spirit
-Accounting is one of Brock’s specialities
-Brock’s perception among some people
-Some people may be averse to St. Catharines
Schulich School of Business, York University, BBA/iBBA
-Schulich's excellent reputation
-Accounting is one of Schulich’s specialities
-Perceived level of difficulty and competition among students
-Potential lack of school spirit (from being a commuter school)
-Lack of formal co-op program
University of Waterloo, AFM
-Strong co-op program
-Excellent reputation among students and employers
-Large alumni base
-Accounting is one of Waterloo's specialties
-Cost in comparison to the other school mentions (double the tuition means double the OSAP)
-There may be strong competition among students
All three schools also have a Master of Accounting program, which allows you to fast-track your way to the Common Final Exam while also earning a graduate degree.
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-Neal, yconic Student Ambassador