To qualify for entrance into the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP), applicants require a 120 credit-hour degree or equivalent with specific subject area coverage outlined below. Exceptions may apply for students in the Mature Student category.
|NON-CORE COURSES||CORE COURSES|
|Introductory Financial Accounting||Intermediate Financial Reporting 1|
|Introductory Management Accounting||Intermediate Financial Reporting 2|
|Economics||Advanced Financial Reporting|
|Business Law||Audit and Assurance|
|Intermediate Management Accounting|
Grade and GPA Requirements
An overall GPA of 65 percent in the core courses is required for admission into the CPA PEP, with a minimum grade of 60 percent in each core course and 50 percent in non-core courses. Courses are also subject to Currency of Education. Refer to the Harmonized Education Policies (HEP), Vol.1 and 3 for further information.
Courses recognized for entry in the CPA PEP by another CPA provincial body are recognized by CPA Ontario. Learn more.