To qualify for entrance into the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP) through the CPA Path, applicants require a 120 credit-hour degree (or equivalent) with coverage of specific subject areas related to the CPA Competency Map (Financial Reporting, Strategy and Governance, Management Accounting, Audit and Assurance, Finance, and Taxation), as outlined below. Exceptions may apply for students in the Mature Student category.
|Financial Reporting||Introductory Financial Accounting|
|Intermediate Financial Reporting 1|
|Intermediate Financial Reporting 2|
|Advanced Financial Reporting|
|Strategy and Governance||Performance Management|
|Management Accounting||Introductory Management Accounting|
|Intermediate Management Accounting|
|Audit and Assurance||Audit and Assurance|
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Grade and GPA Requirements
An overall GPA of 65 per cent in the core courses is required for admission into the CPA PEP, with a minimum grade of 60 per cent in each core course and 50 per cent in non-core courses. Courses are also subject to Currency of Education. Refer to the Harmonized Education Policies (HEP), Vol.1 and 3 for further information.
Missing some courses for the CPA Path?
If your degree does not include specific subject area coverage, you may complete the required coursework through one of the two options below: