1. Baccalaureate or higher degree, or the equivalent thereof, conferred by a college or university acceptable to the Board from an accredited four-year college or university in this state or any other accredited four-year college or university recognized by the Board.
2. At least one hundred twenty (120) semester hours, or the equivalent thereof, of college education including:
a. The total educational program of the applicant for examination shall include an accounting concentration or its equivalent as determined acceptable by the Board which shall include not less than twenty-four (24) semester hours, or the equivalent thereof, in accounting courses above principles of accounting or introductory accounting, with at least one course in auditing or assurance; the remaining accounting courses shall be selected from financial accounting, accounting theory, cost/managerial accounting, federal income tax, governmental, not-for-profit accounting, accounting information systems, accounting history and other accounting electives;
b. At least nine (9) semester hours shall be from any or all of the subjects of economics, statistics, business law, finance, business management, marketing, business communication, risk management, insurance, management information systems or computer science at the upper division level of college or above or the equivalent of such subjects as determined by the Board; all the remaining semester hours, if any, shall be elective.
*300/3000 level or above
Information on education requirements for Licensure once the CPA Examination has been passed: