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Accounting is much more than being good with numbers; accounting knowledge is a sought after commodity. Business and government departments are constantly in need of quality, dedicated employees with a thorough understanding of financial management and accounting. From undergraduate to professional designation, studying accounting presents many unique opportunities versus other finance-based fields.

What Is The Study of Accounting?

Accounting is a dynamic, creative and interesting subject. It is the process of gathering, recording, interpreting and analyzing financial information. Through a Major in Accounting at CBU, students learn the facts and figures that keep a business running. Commonly referred to as the language of business, Accounting serves as the basis for financial decision-making.

By pursuing a Major in Accounting, Students at CBU will gain an understanding of the global economy and develop an international perspective through various management, finance, and economic course assignments. The topics explored within the program include cash control, capital assets and cost behaviour to corporate investment, fiduciary accounting and foreign operations. Students graduate with the skills to confidently assist with decision making with the ability to analyze, compare and interpret business statements.

Why Study Accounting At CBU?

An education you can count on.

  • An Accounting Major allows you to have a career placement shortly after graduation with numerous opportunities and steady career advancement.
  • With CBU’s small class sizes, professors spend more time teaching this intricate subject on an individual level, so students can be more than confident in their skills when they enter the professional world.  
  • Accounting graduates can enter into professional accounting programs to receive designations like Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified General Accountant (CGA), and Aboriginal Financial Officer Association (AFOA).
  • Students are well equipped to enter middle management accounting positions in small to medium size firms, nonprofit agencies, or government. Studying accounting also provides students a skill set that ideal for self-employed careers through entrepreneurship.

Talk to an Enrolment Services Professional about how to pair your degree with a post graduate program.

Possible Career Paths

  • Accounting, Finance and Banking Management
  • Financial Planning and Insurance
  • Government Accounting
  • Investing
  • Controller
  • Account Manager
  • Accountant
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Finance and Administration
  • Accounting Coordinator
  • Contract Administrator
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