Become a CPA

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Are you eligible?

Your eligibility into the program will depend on your background. Please choose from the options below to learn more about your specific path.

CPA PREPARATORY COURSES ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

For admission to the CPA preparatory courses (CPA PREP):

  • completion of at least 30 credit hours at a recognized post-secondary institution,

  • or at least three years of relevant work experience in any of the CPA technical competency areas: Financial Reporting, Strategy and Governance, Management Accounting, Audit and Assurance, Finance, and Taxation
     

CPA PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

For admission to CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP):

  • a completed university degree (equivalent to 120 credit hours) in any discipline from a recognized post-secondary institution, or at least eight years of relevant work experience in any of the CPA technical competency areas: Financial Reporting, Strategy and Governance, Management Accounting, Audit and Assurance, Finance, and Taxation

  • prerequisite subject area coverage through the 14 CPA preparatory courses or equivalent courses at a post-secondary institution (equivalent courses found here)

Please select one of the following admissions profiles that best reflects you:

Applicant types are determined by post-secondary education history. Click on the applicant type that best describes your educational standing to access admission process information, detailed step-by-step instructions, and resources.