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Accredited Programs - Queen's University

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


Hold a Queen's University 
Honours Bachelor of Commerce*
and complete:

  • Financial Accounting Practices, Principles and Concepts (COMM 311)
  •  Income Taxation (COMM 319)
  • Intermediate Management Accounting (COMM 312)
  • Business Combinations Accounting (MACC 810) and Income Tax Practice: Corporate and Individual (MACC 812)
  • Financial Accounting 2 (COMM 313)
  • Auditing (COMM 317)

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


Complete any two CGA Ontario courses or take the equivalent Queen's 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.)

Queen's University Course


CGA Ontario Course

MACC 816 Audit Effectiveness an Evidential Approach and MACC 814 Information Systems Control, Management and Audit


AU2 Advanced External Auditing


MACC 812 Income Tax Practice: Corporate and Individual 


TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

COMM 322 Financial Management Strategy


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.