Professional Accounting Practice
Canada, Ontario, Kitchener
|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Kitchener|
|Type||Graduate Certificate, College|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 3 semesters|
|Tuition fee||CA$25,305 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$22,330), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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Undergraduate Diploma (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess:
Note: A reasonably good background in mathematics is required to complete this program. Students without this background will be required to complete mathematics testing to determine which additional courses must be completed.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
For direct admission, you must be from an English-speaking country, or you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
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).
Graduates can join the PEP level in the CPA pathway. They can also look forward to opportunities within private accounting firms, non-governmental agencies, governmental offices, not-for-profit agencies, and tech start-ups.