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The School of Administrative Studies’ Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting is a CPA Ontario accredited program designed for students who want to achieve their Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation faster!

The program, offered three times a year in the fall, winter and summer semesters, can be completed on a part time or full time basis. It consists of 5 courses that address the advanced competencies in professional accounting. Upon graduation, students will fulfill all of the CPA PEP Core modules and all 4 Electives. Graduates will be eligible to commence Capstone 1 in the CPA PEP program. For those students who complete the program on a full-time basis, it is possible to complete the CPA PEP and the Common Final Exam (CFE) in 9 months. For part-time students, it is possible to complete the CPA PEP and the CFE in 12 months. It would normally take students two years to complete the PEP part-time, as offered by CPA Ontario.