Diploma in Advanced Accounting (DAAc) Program Details

  • Successful graduates of the program will have completed the CPA Electives and be eligible for entering the CPA Capstone phase of CPA’s accreditation program.

    Schulich CPA stream BBA and iBBA graduates will receive advanced standing for Term 1 and can complete the DAAc in just 4 months. Graduates from CPA-accredited business schools that have completed Core 1 and Core 2 courses may also receive advanced standing for Term 1 and complete the DAAc in 4 months.

     

  • Professor Marcia Annisette, MAcc Program Director
    Professor Marcia Annisette, MAcc Program Director
  • Professional Designations

    Schulich's Diploma in Advanced Accounting is accredited by CPA Canada. Completing the Diploma in Advanced Accounting allows you to be exempt from the CPA PEP Elective modules. If you are considering this option, please speak to Keshia Gray, Director, Student & Enrolment Services, SSB W262 or kgray@schulich.yorku.ca for more information.

Study Options

Available delivery options

  • Full-time 8 months

Location(s)

  • Keele Campus Toronto, Canada
Graduation Requirements
  • Curriculum Overview

    Students will take 18.00 credits of required core courses and 12.00 credits of elective courses, completing Term 2 of the MAcc and graduating with the Diploma in Advanced Accounting.

    To better understand the courses in the context of the concurrent MAcc curriculum, visit the Master of Accounting page.

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    Term 1

    • INTERMEDIATE FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING II
    • ADVANCED MANAGEMENT ACCOUNTING
    • AUDITING STANDARDS & APPLICATIONS
    • INTRODUCTION TO INCOME TAXATION
    • ADVANCED INCOME TAXATION
    • MULTI-COMPETENCY CASE ANALYSIS FOR ACCOUNTANTS

    Term 2

    • INTEGRATIVE CASE ANALYSIS FOR ACCOUNTANTS

    Elective Options (12.00 credits)

    Students must choose any two of the following four elective options.

    Assurance

    • ADVANCED FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING
    • ADVANCED AUDITING

     

    Finance

    • ADVANCED FINANCIAL STATEMENT ANALYSIS & VALUATION
    • ADVANCED FINANCE TOPICS

    Performance Management

    • STRATEGIC PERFORMANCE EVALUATION
    • STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

    Tax

    • MANAGERIAL TAX PLANNING
    • COMPLEX FINANCIAL REPORTING ISSUES
  • Student Clubs

    Engage with your Graduate Business Council (GBC) to connect with fellow Schulich students developing expertise in accounting as well as a range of other specializations. Join social programs to enhance your academic and career development. Explore the Schulich Accounting Association, the student club bringing together master’s students pursuing accounting designations across Schulich graduate programs.