The CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) is a graduate level program that makes up the academic portion of the CPA certification process. It consists of a series of modules leading to the Common Finals Examinations (CFE). Once all six modules are successfully completed (two core modules, two elective modules, and two capstone modules), you will be eligible to attempt the CFE. All modules are eight weeks in length consisting of weekly assignments through CPA”s online teaching platform. Each module also consists of in-person workshops where session leaders will focus on developing enabling and technical skills.
Core and Elective modules are offered four times a year. Capstones are offered once a year leading directly into CFE
- Capstone 1 (Generally May to July)
- Capstone 2 (Generally July to August)
- CFE (September)
This program is designed to be 2 years and on a part-time basis so that candidates can apply their learning at work while earning practical experience.
For an overview of the complete process, refer to the link below: