Meeting the challenges of your future
Athabasca University’s (AU) Faculty of Business provides specific online courses and programs to help you meet the requirements for entering the graduate level Professional Education Program of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Becoming a CPA
The Athabasca University Faculty of Business is working together with the new CPA association to ensure your accounting needs are met, but be sure you understand and keep apprised of any new regulations or requirements moving forward by researching with your provincial association. Learn more »
Information for transitioning CGA students
The CGA Program of Professional Studies will end in September 2015, at which time students who have not completed the CGA program will transfer into the CPA program. Learn more »
Obtaining the Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF)
Whether you’re a new college graduate from a two-year program, working in an accounting function without a recognized credential, or an internationally trained accountant, the CPA Canada Advanced Certificate in Accounting and Finance (ACAF) provides the applied accounting and finance skills necessary to enhance career prospects in accounting and finance.
In addition, Athabasca University’s Faculty of Business will recognize the skills earned within CPA Canada’s ACAF and will provide students transfer credit and a bridging pathway toward earning an online Bachelor of Commerce degree – a stepping stone toward entering the CPA Professional Education Program (CPA PEP). Learn more »