Programs & Courses

Intermediate Accounting


About the Program

This certificate serves as a stand-alone credential that builds student knowledge of accounting theory and application and/or as a bridge for students pursuing CPA designation and completion of a business degree.

In addition, the certificate includes a work integrated learning course that provides students with a hands-on learning opportunity where theory and practice are integrated.

The program also includes courses that build on critical thinking skills that can be applied in the field and in further study.

Graduation from a Business Administration degree, diploma or equivalent at an accredited post-secondary institution with completion of the following courses (or their equivalents):

ACCT 113 or ACCT 321

Fall Semester

ACCT 211
Intermediate Accounting
ACCT 219
ACCT 276 Advanced Computerized Accounting
MGMT 284
Business Statistics I
MGMT 395
Business Law

Winter Semester
ACCT 213

Intermediate Accounting

ACCT 215 Introduction to Managerial Accounting
COMM 252 Advanced Business Communications
FINA 255
MGMT 285
Business Statistics II

Spring Semester
ACCT 290
Work Placement I (240 hours, 6 credits)


Graduates with an Intermediate Accounting Certificate are prepared to find work as an

  • Accounting Technician
  • Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable Clerk
  • CGA or CMA Trainee
  • Bookkeeper

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Many programs offered at Medicine Hat College qualify for transfer credits to other institutions. In some cases, you must transfer to another institution to complete your program and gain your credential.

The ACADEMIC CALENDAR has official information on transfer options for each program.
Please consult the calendar or meet with an academic advisor for more information.

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