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Nipissing University BBA (Spec. in Accounting)

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


Hold a Nipissing University 
Bachelor of Business Administration (Specialized in Accounting)* degree
and complete:

  • Personal Taxation (ACCT 4816)
  • Advanced Accounting Topics I (ACCT 4836)
  • Corporate Taxation (ACCT 4817)
  •  Advanced Management Accounting (ACCT 4887)
  • Auditing (ACCT 4827)

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


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

Nipissing University Course


CGA Ontario Course

ACCT 4926 EDP Auditing and
ACCT 4927 Advanced Auditing


AU2 Advanced External Auditing


ACCT 4817 Corporate Taxation


TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

No equivalent course


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 August 2009 and applies to graduates from 2005 onwards.