MFAc On Campus

Financial Accountability

York University

24 months
12550 CAD/year
2870 CAD/year
Tuition fee
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The Financial Accountability MFAc program at York University will provide a value-added educational experience through seeking solutions to some of the toughest and most pressing challenges in the field such as the aftermath of the global financial crisis, climate change, cyber security and corruption.


The Financial Accountability MFAc program at York University is the only program in Canada to offer a specialized focus in financial accountability and consists of four dynamic and interrelated conceptual cornerstones: Corporate Ethics;  Regulative Standards and Legislative Requirements; Effective Information Systems; and Transparency in Reporting (the program’s ultimate goal). 

Learning outcomes

The cornerstones are well reflected in core courses and optional courses to be taught by nationally and/or internationally recognized faculty members and industry experts.

The program is also distinguished by its orientation towards accredited and experienced practicing professionals who are encountering an increased demand for specialized skills and knowledge unique to the area of governance and accountability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Accountability & Governance
  • Corporate Responsibility & Ethics
  • Performance Measurement Systems
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Research Methods & Statistical Inference
  • Corporate Governance
  • Accountability Issues in the Public Sector
  • Synthesis of Theory and Practice in Accountability and Governance

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official transcripts from all postsecondary institutions*
  • Resumé or CV
  • Statement of interest
  • 3 letters of reference
  • Supplementary application form
  • Students interested in MRP option must provide a statement of research
  • A Skype interview will be a requirement as part of the application process unless waived by the school

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    12550 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6275 CAD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    2870 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1435 CAD per semester during 24 months.

Part time tuition fees:

  • National students - $717
  • International students - $3,137

Living costs for Toronto

1502 - 2563 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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