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Accredited Programs - University of Ottawa

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


Hold a University of Ottawa Telfer School of Management
Honours Bachelor of Commerce (Specialized in Accounting)*
and complete:

  • Taxation 2 (ADM 4344)
  • Accounting Information Systems Auditing (ADM 4346)
  • Advanced Accounting (ADM 4349)

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


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

University of Ottawa Course


CGA Ontario Course

ADM 4341 Advanced Auditing


AU2 Advanced External Auditing


ADM 4344 Taxation 2


TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

ADM 3350 Corporate Finance Policy 


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.