Accounting at the Goodman School of Business has a national reputation for excellence. The program has been designed and developed to meet changing industry demands.

If you want a career as a professional accountant, know that our program integrates hands-on lab practice and real-world analysis that equips you with the skills and understanding to approach and solve problems. New additions to the program prepare students to meet the market demand of data analytics knowledge.

Goodman is accredited to the master’s level by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) Ontario and has aligned its programs to meet the CPA Ontario competency map.

Accounting Co-op at Goodman prepares you to complete the work experience necessary to obtain the CPA designation, including a public accounting licence. Obtaining the CPA designation requires 30 months of professional work experience. Our students work in a wide variety of locations throughout Ontario and acquire 16 to 20 months of work experience prior to graduation. Visit for more information.

Goodman’s Accounting program also prioritizes students’ well-being, as the revised program plan allows students to balance all the experiences that Goodman has to offer including academics, exchange, co-op and extra-curricular activities.

Once you have received your BAcc degree you will be ready to prepare for the Common Final Exam (CFE) by entering the Professional Education Program (PEP) offered by CPA Canada. If you prefer a faster track, you can choose Goodman’s Master of Accountancy (MAcc) CPA Pathway which is an eight-month degree that prepares you for the CFE. Visit for more information on the CPA-PEP or Goodman’s MAcc page to learn about the fast-track option at

Four-credit minors in Business or Management are available to Brock students pursuing degrees in other Faculties.

  • Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) (co-op available)

Expected cut-off: low 80s; Co-op mid 80s

Not an Ontario Secondary School applicant? Find your admissions criteria here.

Career outcomes

  • Professional accountant
  • Financial analyst
  • Operating fund accountant
  • Cost/purchasing analyst
  • Commodity tax analyst

Prerequisite requirements

  • English (ENG4U)
  • Two 4U maths