All successful MAccFin students are now eligible for exemptions in all nine (9) foundational courses in the Applied Knowledge and Applied Skills levels when pursuing a designation offered by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). Upon completion of our program, MAccFin graduates will gain direct entry to ACCA's final Strategic Professional level exams.
ACCA accreditation marks the third professional pathway linked to the Master of Accounting and Finance (MAccFin) degree offered exclusively by the Department of Management at U of T Scarborough. The MAccFin was first accredited by the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Ontario and recognized by the Chartered Financial Analyst Institute (CFA).
A world of opportunity exists for our graduates. MAccFin alumni are strategic, forward-thinking finance professionals with rewarding careers. Adding the ACCA accreditation is proof that our program continues to find new ways to offer flexible career options in any sector or industry locally and globally. Employers know that MAccFin graduates have been trained to the highest professional and ethical standards and possess the deep technical knowledge and skills needed to quickly add value to their organization.
About the University of Toronto Scarborough, Department of Management
U of T Scarborough Management attracts the top business students in Canada and globally through an innovative approach to university-level business education. In 2018, the Department of Management launched its first graduate program, the Master of Accounting and Finance (MAccFin). The MAccFin is a 16-month, full-time program accredited by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario and ACCA, and the curriculum is based on the Candidate Body of Knowledge from the Chartered Financial Analyst Program administered by the CFA Institute.
ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) is the global body for finance professionals, offering business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to people of application, ability and ambition around the world who seek a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. ACCA supports its 219,000 members and 527,000 students in 179 countries, helping them to develop successful careers in accounting and business, with the skills required by employers. ACCA works through a network of 110 offices and centres and 7,571 Approved Employers worldwide, and 328 approved learning providers who provide high standards of learning and development. Through its public interest remit, ACCA promotes appropriate regulation of accounting and conducts relevant research to ensure accountancy continues to grow in reputation and influence. ACCA has introduced major innovations to its flagship qualification to ensure its members and future members continue to be the most valued, up to date and sought-after accountancy professionals globally. Founded in 1904, ACCA has consistently held unique core values: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity and accountability. More information is here: www.accaglobal.com. ACCA is not affiliated with any Chartered Accountant (CA) organization or Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) organization.