Eligibility Overview and Exceptions

CPA Atlantic offers a variety of programs to suit everyone's unique background and career expectations


Prior to registration, all applicants will require a formal CPA Transcript Evaluation to confirm all criteria are met and to assess the best course of action for applicants with special cases and circumstances.


  • For CPA preparatory courses, and ACAF, 30 credit hours from a recognized post-secondary institution.
  • For CPA PEP, a completed university undergraduate degree in any discipline
    Please note: ACAF does not lead directly to a CPA designation.
  • Minimum GPA Requirements
  • Prerequisite course coverage for the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) and the CPA Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF)