To earn the CA designation, students must:
- Obtain a Bachelor of Commerce degree with a major in
Accountancy. (Candidates should be sure to include prerequisite
courses as electives during their undergraduate studies.)
a minimum grade of B- or better in each of the prerequisite courses and
a cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.00
- Apply and be admitted to the Diploma in Accountancy program
- Register in the PEP of the Ordre des comptables agrées du Québec .
- Secure a training period, as required by the OCAQ. You may contact Concordia Career Management Services (CMS) for assistance.
Note: This step can be delayed until after graduation for students who wish to study full-time.
- Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher while in the program.
- Successfully complete the seven courses in the program and write the Uniform Final Examination.
- Take the French competency exam administered by the Office de la langue
française du Québec. Passing this exam is a requirement for all
professions in Quebec.
- Upon passing the UFE and successfully completing your required training
period, you become eligible to apply for admission to the Order.