Qualifications to Take the Uniform CPA Examination:
- Baccalaureate degree in accounting conferred by a college or university acceptable to the Board; or
- Baccalaureate degree with a major in a subject other than accounting, plus 18 semester hours of upper-division or graduate-level accounting or auditing courses, conferred by a college or university acceptable to the Board; or
- Baccalaureate degree or its equivalent in accounting, conferred by a college or university outside of the U.S., and submission of a letter of acceptance from an accredited U.S. college or university to its advanced degree program, or an educational equivalency report prepared by an evaluator approved by the Board.
- If necessary, a statement from a college official indicating that the applicant will graduate within one hundred twenty (120) days after the examination.
For complete information on the requirements to take the CPA examination, check the board's website:
or call the board's office at (808) 586-2696
For application forms and registration information, check the CPA examination services (CPAES) website:
or call CPAES at (800) 272-3926 or (615) 880-4268
Recommended coursework for the CPA examination: