Be prepared to sit for the CPA Exam by learning about all its details. Download and read the official guide, The Uniform CPA Exam Candidate Bulletin which covers:
The CPA Exam application process involves submitting forms and transcripts, along with fees, to the state board or its designee.
Visit the state requirements to learn more.
The requirements for becoming a CPA candidate and sitting for the exam vary from state to state. However, they generally include an educational, experience, and residency requirement.
For most states, you’ll need a bachelor’s degree or higher. Some other states now require 150 semester hours in specific subject areas, determined by the board of accountancy. See your state requirements.
If you need additional educational credits to qualify, you may earn graduate credit while you prepare for the exam. See below for more information.
To complete your application correctly, it’s important to know the rules of application in your state or jurisdiction. These pointers will help:
Did you know that while you prepare for the CPA Exam, you could be simultaneously earning up to 9 graduate level credits at DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management?
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