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The CPA designation is your key to unlocking new opportunities and future-proofing your career. Sign up for a free info session today and learn how the globally recognized CPA designation will enhance your career.
Learn more about your journey
Choosing to register as a CPA Ontario student is more than just investing in your future. You are unlocking doors to new opportunities and securing your place among Canada’s financial and business leaders.
The nationally-developed and provincially-delivered CPA certification program provides students with a strong foundation of ethics, knowledge and skill. Before becoming a member, each student will have completed the academic prerequisites, professional education program and 30 months of relevant practical experience.
Ready to take the next step in your career? Continue reading to find out more about your journey to becoming a CPA.
BECOME AN EXPERT IN YOUR FIELD WITH THE PROFESSIONAL EDUCATION PROGRAM
The CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) produces the leaders of tomorrow through rigorous academic and professional training. The program consists of a series of core, elective and capstone modules built upon the CPA Competency Map. After completing CPA PEP requirements, you will put your knowledge, skills and experience to the test by completing the comprehensive Common Final Examination (CFE).
The students who successfully complete the program are ready to launch their careers and will have the tools to succeed in any industry. Visit PEP/CFE to learn more.
BUILD YOUR CAREER WITH PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE
There is more to becoming a CPA than studying and exams. As part of your program requirements, you will apply the skills and knowledge you are learning on the job.
You will gain hands-on practical experience in your field over a minimum of 30 months through a pre-approved program route or independently with an employer of your choice. During this time, you will work with a CPA mentor who will guide and coach you through your journey.
Visit Practical Experience for more information about reporting requirements and how this will help your career.
“YOUR CPA DESIGNATION IS NOT JUST A FOUNDATION TO BUILD UPON. IT’S A CATALYST TO DEFY EXPECTATIONS.”RUSS JONES, CPA, CA, CFO, SHOPIFY