What education is required to sit for the CPA Exam?

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Effective January 26, 2017, as a first-time CPA Exam applicant, you must have completed the following requirements.

  • A Baccalaureate or higher degree conferred by a regionally accredited college or university recognized by the Board; and
  • At least eighteen (18) semester or twenty-seven (27) quarter hours of accounting education at the upper division level, junior level courses or higher. Semester or quarter hours from internship programs may not be applied to the eighteen (18) semester or twenty-seven (27) quarter hours in accounting.
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