Accounting Clerk - Microcomputer 2906

About Centennial
Established as Toronto's first public college in 1966, Centennial College offers programs in business, communications, community and health studies, science and engineering technology, general arts, hospitality and transportation.
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Program code: 2906
School: School of Business
Credential: Ontario College Certificate
Program Type: Post-secondary program
Program Length: 1 year/ 2 semesters
Start Date: Fall, Winter, Summer
Location: Progress Campus
Tel: 416-289-5000, ext. 2280

Accounting is a key function in every business. From accounts payable to payroll, Centennial’s Microcomputer program will prepare you for the industry. You’ll take on in-depth finance and computer courses to meet the industry’s demands. Learn to process ad store payroll, accounts receivable and accounts payable information, along with industry-recognized software including Simply Accounting for Windows, QuickBooks and the GL, A/R, and A/P modules of ACCPAC for Windows. Additional business software applications include Windows, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Access, and Excel.

Tuition Fees

  Canadian Students
First Year
Canadian Students
Second Year
Canadian Students
Third Year
First Year
Second Year
Third Year
Tuition (two-semester) $2,608.50 $2,608.50 $2,596.00 $12,400.00 $11,575.00 $11,575.00
Incidental and other fees $950.00 $895.00 $895.00 $1,530.00 $1,475.00 $1,475.00
Two-semester Total $3,558.50 $3,503.50 $3,491.00 $13,930.00 $13,050.00 $13,050.00

Career Path

  • Bookkeeper
  • Accounts receivable
  • Accounts payable
  • Accounting clerk
  • Administrative assistant


Additional Information/Links

Global Citizenship and Equity Portfolio
Students in this program will develop a portfolio that demonstrates learning experiences gained through the College's global citizenship and equity focus. Find out about interesting on-campus events and the chance to travel globally. For more information on Global Citizenship and Equity, the GC&E Portfolio and the supports available to you, please visit



    Semester 1 Courses
    Course Code Course Title Campus
    ACCT-112 Financial Accounting 1 Progress Campus
    ACCT-226 Taxation 1 Progress Campus
    COMP-106 Applied Business Software 1 Progress Campus
    HRMT-318 Payroll Progress Campus
    OMGT-129 Intro to Supply Chain and Business Operations Progress Campus

    Semester 2 Courses
    Course Code Course Title Campus
    ACCT-150 Small Business Software Progress Campus
    ACCT-221 Financial Accounting 2 Progress Campus
    ACCT-222 Management Accounting 1 Progress Campus
    ACCT-228 Accounting Microcomputer Applications 1 Progress Campus
    COMP-126 Applied Business Software 2 Progress Campus

    • Learn in small classes which are taught in a lab environment that is fully equipped with an integrated network of computer systems
    • Courses are qualified for exemptions with the Canadian Institute of Bookkeeping (CIB)
    • Develop your accounting and business communication skills while gaining an overview of other business functions in an organization
    • Connect and learn from a team of professors with strong academic backgrounds, deep subject matter expertise, and extensive business and management experience
    • Advance your education: transferring into another accounting program is easy


    • Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent, or mature student status (19 years or older)
    Academic Requirements
    • For applicants who are currently attending high school in Ontario, your midterm and final grades will be transmitted automatically to the college.
    Career Outlook

    Develop the skills that are practical for any career with this one year accounting program.