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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.

School of Administrative Studies

Flexible and Accessible Business & Management Programs

Offering one of the largest business programs in Canada, the School of Administrative Studies (SAS) at York University allows students to specialize in a variety of undergraduate and graduate programs. Understanding the needs of busy and aspiring professionals, we provide opportunities to study while working; both full-time and part-time classes are offered based on a combination of day and evening schedules, as well as online learning.

Our distinctive programs cover a wide range of business and management streams. We also offer a range of specialized certificate programs to support those working towards professional certification. The flexibility and specialization of our courses allows domestic and international students to obtain in-demand, business-related knowledge and skills from experts with years of high-level academic, teaching and professional experience. Our internationally recognized faculty also conduct innovative research in a broad range of business related fields.

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The Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting at York is an exciting environment to pursue innovative, socially engaging, career-ready education. Contact our Graduate Program Assistant to learn more.