Program Information

School: Saint Mary’s University
Faculty: Sobey School of Business
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Accounting
Description: A career in accounting appeals to students with wide-ranging interests and good communication skills. Ultimately, accounting is about information. Sound management of financial resources can capture not only how a person or organization is doing, but also where they are going. This information is crucial for decision-making in business, government, and also for personal finances. Learn how to prepare financial and related information, and how to interpret what it means.

Accounting at the Sobey School of Business provides students with a comprehensive and respected degree from one of Canada’s leading business schools. It combines co-op options and Sobey School of Business’ AACSB, CGA, and CMA accreditation in preparing students for a successful career as accounting professionals. The Accounting major at Saint Mary’s is tailored to meet the requirements of CA, CMA and CGA professional designations, as well as the newly merged Canadian CPA designation. Sobey School of Business Accounting students are sought by major accounting firms, industry, government and non-profit organizations. There are many opportunities for academic awards and exchanges with universities in Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia.

URL: Accounting at Saint Mary’s University
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Careers: Accountants,Bookkeepers,Payroll and Benefits Administrators

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 70 to 100
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus  or  Grade12 Precalculus 

Three additional academic 12 courses are also required.

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or CanTEST [min. 4.0] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]

If your first language is not English, you must demonstrate that you have the English language skills necessary to be successful in Saint Mary’s University degree programs.