Designation Criteria  


What is a CA•IT ---a CA-designated Specialist?

A CA•IT is a CA ;who brings a business-oriented approach to IT strategy and implementation, who applies business acumen, strategic insight and understanding of IT to help organizations succeed.

Whether you are in industry, consulting, government, education or public practice, if you work primarily in IT, you will want to be recognized as a CA designated IT Specialist.


How do I become a CA•IT?

  • Experience Process - CAs who are currently working in the IT area may apply to become CA-designated Specialists in IT with modified requirements. If you are interested in becoming a CA-designated Specialist, download the   CA•IT Experience Route Application Form

The overriding consideration is the demonstration of the competencies described in the IT Competency Map

In Québec, where government regulations preclude CAs from describing themselves as "specialists", the Ordre des comptables agréés du Québec is working to develop transitional measures for members designated by the IT Alliance.

For more information or to receive an application contact: Anne-Marie Laderoute  by phone: (416) 204-3329 or by e-mail: