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Accredited Programs - Lakehead University

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


Hold a Lakehead University
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major)*
and complete:

  • Controllership (Business 4232)
  • Taxation (Business 4272)
  • Advanced Corporate Taxation (Business 4072)
  • Auditing 1 (Business 4412)

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


Complete any two CGA Ontario courses or take the equivalent Lakehead University 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.)

Lakehead University Course


CGA Ontario Course

Business 4432 Auditing 2 and
Business 4452 Information Systems Auditing 


AU2 Advanced External Auditing

Business 4072 Advanced Corporate Taxation


TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

Business 3019 Corporate Finance 


FN2 Advanced Corporate Finance

No equivalent course


MU1 Internal Auditing and Controls

No equivalent course


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 September 2009 and applies to graduates from 2005 onwards.