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Accredited Programs - Conestoga College

Your Path to Becoming a CGA
for Industry, Government and Not-for-Profit




Hold a Conestoga College

Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Audit and Information Technology* degree

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  • Hold a Business Aministration - Accounting/Ontario Learn Diploma

  • Complete the Bridge to Bachelor of Business Administration - Accounting, Audit and Information Technology

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


Complete any two CGA Ontario courses or take the equivalent Conestoga College courses and successfully complete the respective CGA Ontario challenge exam to earn a transfer credit.
(C+ or higher.* Passing a CGA program challenge exam will earn you a transfer credit.)

Students in the bridging path

Conestoga College Course


CGA Ontario Course

ACCT 3000 External Auditing I and
ACCT 4000 External Auditing II

ACCT 3160** Audit, ACCT 1320 External Audit Module and ACCT 4000 External Auditing II 


AU2 Advanced External Auditing 2

AU2 Advanced External Auditing 2

ACCT 3120 Taxation II

ACCT 3080** Tax I, ACCT 3090* Tax II and ACCT 3120 Taxation II


TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

FIN 4000 Advanced Finance


FN2 Advanced Corporate Finance

ACCT 3110 Internal Auditing and Risk Management and ACCT 4030 Internal Auditing


MU1 Internal Auditing and Controls

INFO 4060 IT Development and Operations


MS2 Information Systems Strategy

No equivalent course


PF1 Public Sector Financial Management


Issues in Professional Practice (PA1)
Strategic Financial Management (PA2)


Concurrent Work Experience
Obtain the required 24 months of
work experience in the sector of your choice.


Certified General Accountant


This policy is effective January 2011 and applies to graduates from 2009 onwards.

**Offered only in Conestoga College’s Business Administration - Accounting Diploma Program. A grade of 70 per cent is required in these equivalent courses completed through the Business Administration – Accounting / Ontario Learn Diploma.