|Canada, Ontario, Mississauga
|Graduate Certificate, College
|1 year/ 3 semesters
|CA$19,936 per program
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$17,526), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for three semesters and are subject to change.
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:
All applicants with international credentials will need to confirm with CPA directly regarding the acceptance of their degree for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program. Applicants are advised to visit the CPA website for contact information.
English language proficiency must be met in accordance with standards set out for Sheridan Graduate Certificate programs.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Sheridan’s Professional Accounting program is your first step to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant.
Get your CPA preparatory courses with Sheridan
This program gives you a clear pathway to becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA). Once you’ve successfully completed this program, you can apply to CPA’s Professional Education Program (PEP) — the final step before you write your Common Final Exam (CFE). Even if you don’t have an accounting background, you’ll soon be on your way to becoming a CPA.
Learn in a supportive classroom environment
CPA’s preparatory courses are rigorous and challenging to complete. By taking our Professional Accounting program, you’ll get the equivalent courses in a supportive classroom setting. You’ll also benefit from the best of the college experience — practical learning, one-on-one attention and small classes.
Learn the latest accounting software
Accountants need to have a strong theoretical knowledge as well as practical software skills. Unlike other institutions, Sheridan gives you both. This combination of theory and software experience will make you more marketable to potential employers. And because you’ll be familiar with the latest accounting software, you’ll be ready for the workplace.
How do I become a Chartered Professional Accountant?
To become a Chartered Professional Accountant, you need to:
- complete an eligible 120-credit-hour degree,
- complete CPA’s preparatory courses or equivalent (such as Sheridan’s Graduate Certificate in Professional Accounting),
- complete CPA’s Professional Education Program (PEP),
- write the Common Final Exam (CFE), and
- meet CPA’s work experience requirements.
By taking Sheridan’s Professional Accounting program, you’ll complete the required preparatory courses and be ready to move on to the Professional Education Program.
Chartered Professional Accountants work in a variety of career areas.
Here are some jobs you might find:
- Chief Financial Officer
- Chief Information Officer
- Chief Executive Officer
- Taxation Specialist
- External Auditor
- Management Accountant
- Financial Accountant
- Senior Analyst
- Investment Banker
- Compliance Officer
- Forensic Accountant