Brescia University


Organized, accountable, reliable and business-savvy – do these words describe you?

When you choose to study Accounting, you will learn to effectively capture, process and interpret financial information and organize it in a way that is productive to decision makers. Gain communications skills needed to defend finance recommendations or understand how taxes affect personal and business decisions – in the Accounting program, you decide! Under the guidance of your accomplished professors, you will learn problem solving, leadership and communication skills through a variety of dynamic courses, including: Management Accounting, Business Communications and Advanced Accounting.

Your Accounting experience will reach far beyond campus. Outside the classroom, your professors will encourage and guide you to begin your professional development as a future Accountant! You will have the opportunity to participate in: the Community Income Tax Volunteer Programs, Chartered Professional Accountant Post-Secondary Ambassador Programs and internship programs. These experiences will give you access to networking, conferences and mentorship opportunities within the community and support your journey beyond your post-secondary experience.

CHOOSE TO gain a hands-on learning experience.
CHOOSE TO start your journey as a CPA with Brescia.
CHOOSE TO receive critical thinking and management skills in the world of finance.


Admission Requirements

Admission requirements for Ontario high school students:

  • ENG4U
  • Two of the following: MHF4U, MCV4U, or MDM4U
  • Recommended for Food Management & Marketing:
    SCH4U or SCH3U

Career Opportunities

Employment opportunities for graduates include:

  • Accountant
  • Financial Advisor
  • Controller
  • Data Analyst

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Bold Stories

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“I love the Accounting program as Brescia as not only am I prepared to enter the CPA Professional Education Program after graduation, but I’ve learned valuable skills that are transferable to my future ambitions. Brescia has such a great learning environment, and I cannot picture myself studying anywhere else!”

Eugenia Pentland


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“I have had a fantastic learning experience at Brescia! The Accounting program is designed to provide me with the skills and knowledge to become a successful accountant in the future. I especially enjoy Brescia’s small class sizes, which allow everyone to develop knowledge and skills effectively in a supportive and collaborative learning environment.”

Ariel Li 

Program Options

Explore a path towards your future degree. Click on the heptagon below to learn more.

  Honours Specialization  Specialization Major Minor
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Meet our Faculty

  • Colleen Sharen

    Colleen Sharen

    Director, ALT Centre and Associate Professor, Management and Organizational Studies
    Tel: 519.432.8353 x28229
    Location: Ursuline Hall 333

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