Become an asset companies rely on to monitor their financial health.

Accounting has become more than dollars and cents. Companies need accounting professionals who think big and find meaningful solutions to keep pace with their business model. Do you fit the bill?

Need help deciding what area of business is the best fit for you?

Credentials that we offer in the field

“The learning environment was amazing at Sheridan, especially the up-to-date technology and campus. Plus, the business professors offered both knowledge and hands-on experience.”

– Samia Ashraf (Business Administration Accounting '08)

Learning Outside the Classroom

Sheridan’s accounting professors are actively involved in the industry, presenting at conferences and contributing to publications of accounting textbooks and articles. Many also hold the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) designation and maintain strong ties with the business community, which may assist you with obtaining a co-op work term.

Business Accounting Programs Offered

Diploma or Degree: What’s Best for Me?

Not sure whether you want to pursue a diploma, advanced diploma or degree? Our program advisers can help you identify the best choice for you, based on your goals and needs. And if you change your mind later on, our degree completion program and other pathways and transfer options make it easier to upgrade from a diploma to degree or specialize in another area of business.

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Diploma (2 years)

The fastest and most cost-effective way to earn a credential, Pilon School of Business diploma programs will arm you with the practical skills and knowledge you need to start your business career or pursue further studies. Your first year will be spent learning about all areas of business. In your second year, you’ll specialize in an area of your choice.

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Advanced Diploma
(3 years)

Upgrade your diploma and expand your business expertise with an extra year of studies! Go deeper into your specialization or learn more about other areas of business – the choice is yours. You’ll also have the opportunity to gain real-world experience through a co-op placement and may also have a chance to work with a real-life client on an in-depth project.

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Degree (4 years)

After building a strong base of fundamental business knowledge in your first two years, you’ll spend your next two specializing in Accounting, Marketing Management, Supply Chain Management, Human Resources or Finance. Interdisciplinary projects, a mandatory one-semester work term and the chance to earn Sheridan's unique Board Undergraduate Certificate in Creativity and Creative Problem Solving also help Pilon School of Business degree graduates stand out from the crowd.

“I am pursuing the CA (chartered accountant) designation because every CA I had met at Sheridan – including coordinator Sally Mitzel – was full of character, integrity, and a leader in their field. I looked up to them and wanted to follow in their shoes.”

– Justin Cote (Business Administration Accounting '06)

Why Sheridan?

  • An education that’s recognized and respected by employers.
  • Passionate professors with a wealth of industry experience.
  • Small classes — meaning closer relationships with your professors and fellow students.
  • Research hubs where students, instructors and industry partners collaborate to advance knowledge and solve problems.
  • More than 140 programs to choose from, including certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas and bachelor’s degrees.
  • A big student life with enthusiastic students and many opportunities to get involved.

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