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How Do I Become an Accountant

Quick Facts

  • Students must pass the Common Final Evaluation (CFE) to be a Chartered Professional Accountant.
  • A four-year undergraduate degree (120 credit hours) is required for registration as a Chartered Professional Accountant.
  • Seneca College offers all of the necessary education to become a CPA including a 120 credit-hour degree (Honours Bachelor of Commerce – International Accounting and Finance) that covers the specific subject areas and a certificate (Professional Accountancy) that covers the CPA PEP courses.  

More Information

Read our tip sheet titled “How Do I Become a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)” for more detailed information about the educational steps and registration requirements to be a Chartered Professional Accountant.

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