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Accredited Programs - Ryerson University

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


Hold a Ryerson University Ted Rogers School of Management
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting Major)* degree
and complete:

  • Auditing of Information Systems (ITM 595)
  • Canadian Business Taxation 1 (ACC 742)
  • Auditing (ACC 521)
  • Cost and Management Accounting (ACC 801)
  • Advanced Financial Accounting (ACC 703)
  • Advanced Management Accounting (ACC 803)


  • Canadian Business Taxation 2
    (ACC 842)

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


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

Ryerson University Course


CGA Ontario Course

ACC 821 Advanced Auditing


AU2 Advanced External Auditing

ACC 842 Canadian Business Taxation 2


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.