Diploma programs are open to students in any relevant graduate program or to those who have a general interest in graduate-level work. For diplomas that are part of a graduate degree (concurrent), please contact the relevant graduate program office. For graduate diplomas that can be pursued on their own (stand-alone, direct entry), applications are submitted online.
The School of Administrative Studies’ Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting is a CPA Ontario accredited program designed for students who want to get a head start in earning their Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation! The Graduate Diploma in Professional Accounting is offered three times a year in the fall, winter and summer, and can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis.
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.