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Frequently Asked Questions

Eligibility and program details

The Professional’s Master’s Diploma Accounting is open to individuals who have completed a 4-year bachelor's degree from a recognized institution, and completion of requisite course work for entry into the Chartered Professional Accountants Ontario Professional Education Program (PEP). A minimum grade point average (GPA) or equivalent of 3.00/4.33 (B) in the last two years of undergraduate study is required. In addition, applicants will need to have a minimum grade of 60% in each of the core prerequisite courses (courses that meet the entry-level requirements of the CPA Competency Map) and at least a 65% average across all core courses. A minimum grade of 50% in each of the non-core prerequisite courses. Visit our admissions page for more details.


This Master’s Diploma in Accounting is accredited by CPA Ontario and will allow students to fulfil the Core and Elective components of the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP). Upon successful completion of the program, students can move directly to the CPA PEP Capstone modules and, ultimately, write the Common Final Examination (CFE).

Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) Accredited

The Professional’s Master’s Diploma Accounting is closed to International applicants (study permit, student visa, or currently residing outside of Canada and not a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident). An exception can be made for international applicants who are graduates of the Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Accounting at Toronto Met and already have a valid study permit for the duration of the studies required. Please contact the program if you’re unsure of your eligibility.  

The classes for this program are scheduled during the day time over 4 months.

Application Process

The  Professional’s Master’s Diploma in Accounting is listed as part-time as it is only one term in length. Since it runs for only a semester, applicants apply to the program as part-time. The program runs in an intensive format with daytime classes scheduled. Students attend classes a minimum of three times per week between the hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


We recognize that pursuing a Professional Master’s Diploma is a significant financial investment and want to help ensure you are able to focus on your studies.

Please visit the Funding page to find out the available options.  

Professional Master’s Diploma students are not eligible for OSAP funding. Other funding options are available through AwardSpring.