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CMA Legacy and Transitional Student FAQs

Find answers to commonly asked questions

  • What are the conditions for the dual designation?

    • Registered as a student prior to February 1, 2015
    • Maintain status as a student (paying ASF)
    • Meets the mentioned practical experience deadlines.
  • Is there any flexibility on the deadlines noted above?

    The deadlines are firm to ensure equity for all students.

  • If I am deregistered, where do I come back into the program?

    The impact of deregistration includes:

    • loss of any CPA Ontario student rights and privileges
    • loss of any transitional provisions or special considerations that may have been awarded
    • loss of any credits or courses earned in the CPA Program prior to being deregistered. Returning students are required to satisfy the requirements in effect at time of registration, including the CPA Harmonized Education Policies
    • loss of practical experience earned prior to being deregistered. Returning students may be eligible for a maximum of 12 months of practical experience before registering provided such experience meets the requirements of the CPA PER in effect at the time of reregistration
    • should a deregistered student wish to reregister, they will be treated as a new student and require a transcript assessment and payment of applicable fees.
  • Are there any other deregistration deadlines that I need to be aware of?

  • Can I begin recording my practical experience in iSkills?

    No, you have already missed this deadline. You must record your practical experience in PERT.

  • I am a Legacy CMA student. When is my 5-year deadline?

    • Legacy CMA students who completed the Strategic Leadership Program have 5 years from the date they passed the CMA Entrance Exam.
    • Legacy CMA students who completed the CMA for MBA program have 5 years from the date they began their Master’s Program.