Q: When is the first offering of the diploma, and how often will it be offered?
A: The first offering of the diploma will be in January 2017. The program will be offered twice a year: Winter and Summer.
Q: What are the admission requirements?
A: See Admission and Fees.
Q: Where will the diploma take me in the CPA path?
A: Upon graduation, students will fulfill all of the PEP Core modules and all 4 Electives (Assurance, Taxation, Performance Measurement, and Finance). Graduates will be eligible to commence Capstone 1 in the CPA PEP program. It is possible to complete Capstone 1, 2 and the CFE in 5 months.
Q: How much is tuition*?
A: Tuition information can be found on the Student Financial Services website.
Q: Can I obtain OSAP for this program?
A: Unfortunately, OSAP is not available for this program at this time.
Q: I work full time during the day, will there be evening classes?
A: Yes, some of the classes will be offered in the traditional 4-7pm, 7-10pm, and weekend slots. It is possible to complete the program part time while working during the day. However, students must complete the program within 12 months.
Q: I am currently in my last year in the BAS program, when should I apply?
A: You should apply in the beginning of your last term for early admission decision. The application deadline for the Winter offering is November 30th, and for the Summer offering is March 31st.
Q: Will courses count towards CPA PEP if I do not complete the diploma?
A: No. The accreditation is for the program as a whole, therefore, individual courses cannot count towards CPA PEP.
Q: What are the graduation requirements?
A: A minimum of 60% in all 5 courses and an average of 70%.
Q: I have a commerce degree from another University and have completed all CPA PREP equivalent courses, can I apply?
A: Unfortunately, we currently do not have any plans to accept non-School of Administrative Studies students.
*Subject to approval by the University
Coordinator Professor Joanne Jones
Main Office / Front Desk: Atkinson Building, Room 282
Closed on statutory holidays and winter break.
School of Administrative Studies
Atkinson Building, Room 282
4700 Keele Street
Toronto ON, M3J 1P3