Is CA better than CPA?
Both types of accountants are highly qualified, but here are some differences in course content for each qualification. The CA course has a strong focus on the technical aspects of accounting and complex tax matters. The CPA course has a broader focus on accounting and business management.
How much does a CPA make in Canada?
How do I become a certified accountant in Canada?
How to Become a Chartered Accountant
- Obtaining an undergraduate degree in relevant concentration from any recognized university in Canada.
- Enrolling in the CPA Professional Education Program.
- Completing 30 months of relevant accounting experience.
- Finishing four education modules during full-time work experience.
How much does it cost to become a CPA in Ontario?
Based on the assumptions made, the full CPA PREP and PEP journey is going to take just under five years and cost around $23,000. This is pretty accurate with my experience, having started PREP in January 2013 and sitting the CFE in September 2018. If you're only doing PEP, it'll be at least two years and cost $12,500.