Become a CPA

Thinking of becoming a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)? Find everything you need to know on the benefits of becoming a CPA and the many paths you can take.

Globally recognized and respected, the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation is your key to a successful career.

Depending on your educational background, you can take different pathways to gain or earn entry to the CPA PEP.

To earn the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation, Canada’s pre-eminent accounting and business credential, students and candidates must complete relevant practical experience in addition to formal education and the Common Final Examination.


Held in Vancouver’s stunning convention centre, this year’s national conference launched on a theme of love, relationships and how to be a better leader. Find out what the keynote speakers had to say. View our photo gallery.