You must have an undergraduate degree with specific subject area coverage to be admitted to the new CPA PEP. If your degree doesn’t include all the required subject area coverage [e.g., a degree other than a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting)], you can get that coverage through our CPA preparatory courses (formerly CPA PREP). CPA preparatory courses were developed nationally by the profession and are delivered part-time through self-study or instructor-facilitated formats by the provincial or regional bodies. You only need to complete the courses you require. CPA provincial bodies are also working directly with post-secondary institutions to develop specific course requirements that meet the prerequisite knowledge requirements.