English Language Institute

Accounting Full-Time and Part-Time Post-Graduate Certificates

York University English Language Institute

Canada’s leading English language institute

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Accounting Full-Time and Part-Time Post-Graduate Certificates

The York University English Language Institute is one of the largest language training centres in Canada, with students from 50 countries. Our students come from around the world to pursue English language proficiency in the context of their academic and professional goals.

Our personal service, dedicated and well-qualified instructors, and classroom diversity are just some of the reasons to choose York University’s English Language Institute. The English language skills gained through our programs help students achieve their academic and career goals. Our programs have been developed in one of the most multicultural cities in the world and is located on the campus of the third largest university in Canada.

Academic Program

The Academic Program is our most comprehensive university preparation program, building a solid foundation of English proficiency and supporting nine levels of non-native speakers of English.


The YUBridge Program, designed for high-achieving international high school graduates, combines English language instruction with academic credit courses. By the end of the eight-month program, students will have achieved the required level of English to enter York University’s degree programs and up to nine credits towards a York University degree.

Pre-Destination York

The Pre-Destination York (Pre-DY) is an eight-week English language program for high school graduates who have not yet achieved the language requirements to enter the Destination York (DY) program.

Destination York

The Destination York program is comprised of two distinct parts: an eight-week Academic English Language Program and admission to a four-year undergraduate degree program at York University.

Graduate Studies Preparation

The Graduate Studies Preparation Program (GSPP) will prepare students for graduate studies while also helping them pass the English component of almost any required entrance exam at Canadian or American universities (IELTS, GRE and GMAT).


The York University English Language Institute programs will be delivered 100% online for the foreseeable future. The English Language Institute has launched and delivered many quality online programs over the years. This is not new to us, and there will be no interruptions or compromise in learning quality for those considering starting their studies with us. Programs will be taught via both Synchronous Classroom instruction (live online) and Asynchronous self-study time.

Who should study at the York University English Language Institute?

  • International students wanting to improve their English skills for education or business

  • Canadian residents and Canadians needing to improve their English skills for admission to North American universities and colleges

CPA Designation

The full-time and part-time Post-Graduate Certificates in Accounting have received CPA Ontario recognition.

The Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation is globally recognized and provides a wealth of opportunities to those who hold it. The mean average compensation of CPAs working in Canada is $151,000.

See a full list of our accounting courses and their respective CPA preparatory course equivalencies.

Accounting Full-time and Part-time courses

Micro & Macro-Economics

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting

Introduction to Managerial Accounting

Business Communications

Statistical Methods in Business & Accounting

Applied Corporate Finance

Legal Principles in Canadian Business

Applied Capstone

Why people choose York for Continuing Education

Codesigned and delivered by senior industry leaders within established and emerging professional disciplines, our programs take a pragmatic, hands-on approach that helps students unlock their potential and apply it in the world.

Cohort experience

Our students complete their programs in cohorts, encouraging peer-to-peer collaboration and growing the personal and professional networks of our students for years to come.

Specialized learning

Our programs go deep on specialized knowledge, setting students up to be experts in their field while also enhancing soft skills and cross-disciplinary know how.

Responsive program design

Our programs are responsive to student need and market demand in both form and content. Many of our programs are Canadian firsts.

Accelerated outcomes

Our accelerated formats can be completed in less than a year, part-time or full-time, and our programs can be taken online, onsite, or as blended offerings.

Industry collaborations

We develop our programs through collaborative relationships with industry and academic leaders to encourage career connections and a global perspective.

Customized training

The School offers customized training programs for a range of organizations that are looking to grow, upskill, and adapt to change.

Accounting Full-Time and Part-Time Post-Graduate Certificates

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