Equivalence of a recognized undergraduate degree

Students who do not hold one of the recognized diplomas must obtain the equivalence of a recognized Quebec undergraduate degree. To do so, they must undertake the equivalence of degree or training process.

As with holders of a recognized diploma, students must complete the prerequisite courses to qualify for the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). They must first apply to the university of their choice. After reviewing their transcripts, the university will provide them with a list of prerequisite courses to be completed. Students must have this list approved by the Order. 

List of qualifying courses for each university

Bishop's University
Concordia University - John-Molson School of Business (JMSB)
École des sciences de la gestion de l'Université du Québec à Montréal (ESG UQAM) (in French)
Faculté des sciences de l’administration de l’Université Laval (FSA ULaval) (in French)
HEC Montréal (in French)
McGill University - Desautels Faculty of Management
McGill University - School of Continuing Studies - Diploma in Accounting
Université de Sherbrooke (in French)
Université d'Ottawa (in French) 
Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue (in French)
Université du Québec à Chicoutimi (in French)
Université du Québec en Outaouais (in French)
Université du Québec à Rimouski (in French)
Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (in French)


Contact the Qualification Team.