Centennial College In-Class Courses
Centennial College has been accredited to offer the full range of courses, including the applied courses, through a combination of their Business Administration – Accounting diploma and applied courses.
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The ACAF program is being discontinued. We are working with the Post Secondary Institutions for a smooth winddown of ACAF that ensures students are enabled to finish the program before one of the final ACAF National Examinations in September 2019, January 2020 or February 2021 or transition to an alternative course of study.
The CPA profession is expanding our partnership with post-secondary institutions (PSIs) to deliver the full-suite of courses required to complete the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) program.
McMaster University Centre For Continuing Education (CCE) In-Class Courses and Online Courses
McMaster University has been accredited to offer the full range of courses, including the applied courses, through their Diploma and Certificate programs in Advanced Accounting and Finance.
Sheridan College In-Class and Online Courses
Sheridan College has been accredited to offer the full range of courses, including the applied courses, through the Pilon School of Business (PSB) and the Faculty of Continuing & Professional Studies (FCAPS).
Seneca College In-Class Courses
CPA Ontario is pleased to confirm that Seneca College has been accredited as the first Ontario PSI to offer the full range of courses, including the applied courses, through their Advanced Accounting and Finance (AAF) college graduate certificate program. Currently Seneca offers full time and part time in-class delivery.
University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies Online Courses
The University of Toronto has been accredited to offer the full range of courses, including the applied courses, through the School of Continuing Studies (SCS).
Loyalist College In-Class Courses
PSIs Offering Entry, Technical and/or Applied Courses
Below are the course charts outlining equivalent courses recognized toward the completion of the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance program. Select a PSI to learn more.
- Algonquin College
- Algonquin College – Graduate Certificate
- Cambrian College
- Centennial College
- College Boreal
- Conestoga College
- Confederation College
- Durham College
- Durham College – Continuing Education
- Fanshawe College
- Fleming College
- George Brown College Continuing Education
- George Brown College
- Georgian College
- Humber College
- La Cité Collégiale
- Lambton College
- Loyalist College
- McMaster University - Centre for Continuing Education
- Mohawk College
- Niagara College
- Ryerson University, The Chang School
- Seneca College
- Sheridan College
- CGA Program of Studies
- University of Toronto School of Continuing Studies
Transfer Credit Policy for the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance
CPA Ontario recognizes transfer credit courses awarded by approved post-secondary partners (above) toward completion of the program, subject to the application, administration and examination policies outlined in the ACAF National Examination Policies.
Recognition of transfer credits is based on official transcripts. Official transcripts must include:
- The name(s) of all previous institutions attended where the transfer credit was completed; and
- The course code(s), course name(s), year(s)/term(s), and final grade(s) earned at previous academic institutions where the transfer credit was completed.
If the official transcripts do not show the above information, applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all previously attended PSI(s) where the transfer credits were completed. In addition, a transfer credit letter from the Registrar’s Office of the PSI(s), showing the above information will need to be mailed to CPA Ontario for review.