Concordia CPA Admission Requirements

Requirements for candidature:

  • Bachelor Degree with a minimum GPA 3.0/4.3

  • 14 prerequisites courses with a minimum grade B- (listed below)

Fourteen Prerequisites:

  • ACCO 310: Financial Reporting I (must be completed after 2009)

  • ACCO 320: Financial Reporting II (must be completed after 2009)

  • ACCO 420: Financial Reporting III

  • ACCO 425: Financial Reporting IV

  • ACCO 330: Cost and Management Accounting

  • ACCO 340: Income Taxation in Canada

  • ACCO 440: Advanced Taxation

  • ACCO 450: Assurance Services

  • ACCO 435: Integrative Management Accounting Cases

  • ACCO 465: Advanced Assurance Services

  • COMM 308: Introduction to Finance

  • COMM 226: Business Technology Management

  • COMM 315: Business Law and Ethics

  • COMM 401: Strategy and Competition

  •  *ACCO 400: Financial Accounting Theory (Not a B- requirement)

* Please note that this course does NOT require a B- grade as it is not specifically a CPA program prerequisite. However, successful completion of this course is necessary in order to earn the Bachelors of Accountancy Degree.


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It should also be noted that 24 credits from the Concordia program are transferable when completing an MBA. This means that to receive an MBA from Concordia only an additional 6 credits is required.