Program description - September 2023
As the pace of global change accelerates, the need for financial professionals to remain at the forefront of business decision making will become ever more important. With a CPA designation, you will develop integrated competencies to thrive in this business environment where expectations continue to progress in a multitude of directions. If you are a motivated individual looking for an exciting career in accounting, this program is for you. This program prepares you to pursue a professional accounting career leading to the attainment of the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Designation. This one-year Ontario College Graduate Certificate program will provide you with skills to develop an in-depth understanding of financial statement preparation, financial reporting, managerial accounting, and corporate finance. You will develop skills in critical thinking, managing complex scenarios, and fulfilling statutory requirements. Through case studies, group projects, and interactive online content, you will develop the skills needed to analyze complex scenarios, interpret them, and prepare financial statements in accordance with applicable accounting frameworks. You will be taught by faculty members with industry experience, many of whom hold CPA designation. Flexible delivery will allow you to balance your professional commitments with the academic commitments arising out of this program. Accreditation of this program with CPA Ontario will be pursued. Graduates will be eligible to enter the PEP phase of the CPA pathway, provided they meet the criteria set up by CPA Ontario. Following the PEP phase, you have the option to complete the remaining courses with CPA (Capstone I and II) and then write the Common Final Exam (CFE).
Tuition & fees
Please note: Tuition and fee details for terms starting September 2023 and later will be available Spring 2023.
Canadian fee details
Returning student tuition & fees
Awards & scholarships
Student Financial Services awarded more than 400 awards, scholarships and bursaries last year.
Delivery sequence - September 2023 - Kitchener – Downtown