Invest in Your Future with Accounting

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Invest in Your Future with Accounting Photo by Abigail Scott

The accounting industry is filled with many desirable positions that are both profitable and secure, but requires the right education and certification to qualify. You can gain the knowledge and skills required to work in this industry and be on path to earning your certification or designation with continuing education in accounting at Centennial College – and you can study part-time while gaining valuable work experience. We offer a broad selection of part time Accounting programs, all with a focus on preparing you for a successful future.

The School of Continuing Education Accounting programs include: Accounting Fundamentals (Levels: 1, 2 and 3), Bookkeeping, Credit Management, Public Accounting, and an Accounting Diploma program. As we have partnerships within the accounting industry, we can offer you the ability to prepare for an accounting certification or designation while you are completing a program. If you are new to accounting, or looking to improve your skills in a specific area, we have the program and courses for you.

According to Statistics Canada the occupation of accounting has benefited from the extension of the accountant's role. No longer just limited to producing and auditing accounting records, accountants are now increasingly involved in areas such as financial strategy development, performance indicator and financial information analysis, environmental safety assessments, computer system audits and corporate restructuring. This trend should be maintained and should continue to stimulate employment in this occupation.

Have a specific accounting position in mind? Our online accounting course is specialized as each focus on equipping you with the knowledge and skills related to the position you are pursuing. The subjects you can study through our accounting courses include: accounting information systems, auditing, corporate finance, taxation, and more. With our diverse selection of programs and courses, we can prepare you for a number of positions ranging from bookkeeper to public accountant, and get you on path toward a senior accounting position.

Centennial offers you the capability to progress toward industry certifications and designations during your accounting courses online. We are proudly partnered with the following prestigious accounting organizations: Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB), Canadian Payroll Association (CPA), Certified General Accountants (CGA), and the Credit Institute of Canada (CIC). Each of our partners recognizes select courses we offer as credits toward their certification or designation. Please refer to Centennial College’s course calendar to view which courses are recognized by these organizations, and to better plan your learning path to an online accounting certificate.

Winter registration is open! Check out the complete list of Accounting programs Continuing Education has to offer. These part-time programs all consist of courses that you can take at your own pace, outside of business hours. And, many of them are offered online as well as in-class. To register online, visit the Accounting program you wish to enrol in, find the course you would like to begin with, and click the registration link on the course page. Start investing in your future by preparing for a career in Accounting.

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Jason White explores the world of Centennial College’s Accounting certificate and shares the learning outcomes. online accounting course

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