Diploma in Accounting (DAP)

A program designed for degree graduates interested in pursuing the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation.



Professional accounting – a respected career path that offers stimulating work, generous compensation, and opportunity for growth and advancement. If you are a degree graduate aspiring to become a professional accountant but lack the prerequisite courses, the UBC Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP) bridges the gap and equips you to transition to your new career.

As a post-baccalaureate Diploma in Accounting student, you will get the theoretical and practical foundation you need to succeed in the new Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) program, created through the recent merger of the Chartered Accountant (CA), Certified General Accountant (CGA), and Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designations. By combining a Diploma in Accounting with the broad perspectives you gained through your undergraduate studies, you can create a lasting career advantage.

Visit the Sauder School of Business DAP Website

DAP Club

The UBC DAP Club is a student-run organization connecting students with members of the accounting world to equip them with the right information and direction to secure a career in the accounting profession upon graduation. Further, the Club assists firms, associations, and others to meet their recruiting, networking, and informational objectives.

Visit the DAP Club Website