About the Exam

You’ve probably heard that the CPA Exam is a huge challenge, but with proper planning and preparation, you can succeed. Here you’ll find the requirements to sit for the exam, learn more about the four parts of the exam, and how Becker can help you set a strategy for success.

Resources for Success

With more than 50 years of experience behind us, we’ve learned what works when it comes to preparing for the CPA Exam. Here we share some common CPA Exam challenges and some tips for solving them. You can also preview our comprehensive CPA Exam Review, which ensures that you will be prepared on exam day. Finally, we’ve included some information on how you can earn graduate and/or CPE credit while preparing for the exam.

Career Development

It’s a great time to be a CPA! Employment of accountants and auditors is projected to grow 11 percent nationally from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations.

Source: BLS, 2017. Data reflects a national projected percentage change in employment from 2014-2024 and may not reflect local economic conditions.

According to the 2017 Robert Half Salary Guide, CPAs are likely to make 5-15% more than their non-credentialed counterparts. Based on those statistics, over the course of a 40-year career, a CPA may earn $1 million more than a non-certified accountant.Explore our links to learn more about where a career as a CPA can take you.


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