Workforce Applicants Without an Undergraduate Degree

Eligibility requirements for workforce applicants without an undergraduate degree

If you do not have an undergraduate degree, you may still be eligible for the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) by fulfilling the eligibility criteria.

To do so you must:

  • have at least eight years of relevant experience
  • submit a comprehensive résumé detailing all your current and past work experience, community service and volunteer activities to your provincial/regional body
  • submit official transcripts for any university or college courses you have taken
  • successfully complete prerequisite subject area coverage through a post-secondary institution
  • submit three letters of reference
  • submit a personal statement about the desire, capacity and commitment that you will bring to your pursuit of the CPA designation
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