Certified information technology professional (CITP)

Build your credibility and expertise as an IT professional by becoming a Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP).

Develop skills in the specialized information technology you need to provide the right business insights for your organization’s compliance, operational and assurance demands. With the post-CPA CITP credential, you will be able to bridge the gap between information systems and financial or operational results, distinguishing your expertise from other professionals in the marketplace.

Becoming a CITP offers significant benefits because it:

  • positions you as a premier information management and technology assurance service provider
  • enhances your reputation as a competent and trustworthy IT expert
  • increases confidence and expertise recognition for clients and employees
  • demonstrates your commitment to continuous improvement in IT audit and assurance, digital risk management and IT security
  • increases opportunities for referrals from other practitioners, strategic partners, employers and clients
  • includes you in a community of professional IT accountants and specialists with similar interests and practices

Jointly presented by:

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) offers this leading post-CPA credential in association with the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).

Special offers/promotions:

AICPA offers credentials and sections memberships to qualified CPA Canada members along with a special promotion. Save $80 USD when you sign up for an AICPA credential between now and July 31, 2017.

Please note that the credential application forms already reflect the reduced fee from $580 to $500 – all you need to do is complete the form and return it.

Don’t miss out! Qualified members of CPA Canada are exempt from the CITP qualifying exam until March 31, 2017.

CITP credential for CPA Canada members
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You will learn about:

  • risk assessment
  • fraud considerations
  • internal control and IT general controls
  • evaluate, test and report
  • information management and business intelligence

Who should register:

  • IT professionals
  • practitioners
  • internal auditors
  • controllers
  • CFOs

Frequently purchased together:

  • Certified financial forensics (CFF)
  • Forensic and valuation services section membership
  • Fundamentals of forensic accounting certificate program
  • Information management and technology assurance section membership
  • Personal financial planning section membership

Current active holders of the CPA or CA•IT will automatically qualify for the CITP credential upon completion of an application. CPA Canada members who do not hold the CPA or CA•IT will have the opportunity to apply for the credential through an experience route until December 31, 2016.



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