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Accredited Programs - York University Faculty of LA and PS

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


Hold a York University Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies
Honours Bachelor of Administrative Studies (Spec. in Accounting)* degree
and complete:

  • Advanced Financial Accounting 1 (ADMS 4520)**
  • Taxation of Personal Income in Canada (ADMS 4561)
  • Corporate Taxation in Canada (ADMS 4562)
  • Auditing and Other Assurance Services (ADMS 4551)

Enrol in the CGA Program of Professional Studies


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

York University LA&PS Course


CGA Ontario Course

ADMS 4553 Auditing: Advanced Topics


AU2 Advanced External Auditing

ADMS 4562 Corporate Taxation in Canada


TX2 Advanced Personal and Corporate Tax

ADMS 4540 Financial Management


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.
** ADMS 4530 is required for students who completed ADMS 4520 before May 2011.