U.S. CPA

U.S Certified Public Accountant

The CPA designation is a steppingstone to whatever business career you can imagine or aspire to be in, and it makes you a highly sought-after strategic business partner!

Requirements

Education

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • Many states allow a candidate to sit for the CPA Exam with 120 credit hours including specific accounting credits.

  • For the CPA License, most states require 150 semester hours.

Experience

  • Most states require 1-3 years work experience under the supervision of a Licensed CPA. Local work experience is considered acceptable.

  • State Boards consider 2 areas for experience:

    Type of employer: Public accounting firm vs industry

    Type of work: Tax vs audit vs managerial accounting

Exam

  • Achieve a score of 75 or more for each part of the “Uniform CPA Examination” which is administered by the AICPA

  • Be prepared to take the exam in English

  • Sit for the exam in the U.S. or if you are an international candidate, you can take the exam in any of the following countries: India, Nepal, England, Scotland, Ireland, Germany, Japan, South Korea, Brazil, Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates.

License

  • Meet the education requirements

  • Sit and pass all 4 parts of the Uniform CPA Examination

  • Meet the experience requirements as determined by your state board

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Exam Overview

To earn the CPA credential, you need to pass all four sections of the Uniform CPA Examination. Find out more about each exam section and its key topics.

FAR

Financial Accounting and Reporting

Duration: 4 hour Exam

Multiple-Choice Questions & Task-Based Simulations

AUD

Auditing and Attestation

Duration: 4 hour Exam

Multiple-Choice Questions & Task-Based Simulations

REG

Regulation

Duration: 4 hour Exam

Multiple-Choice Questions & Task-Based Simulations

BEC

Business Environment and Concepts

Duration: 4 hour Exam

Multiple-Choice Questions, Written Communication, Tasks & Task-Based Simulations

All Study Formats Are Available

Start your CPA prep journey with training courses and resources designed by experts to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of your studies.

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Live In-Person Classes

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Live Online Courses

Designed for busy professionals in mind, this format is ideal if you cannot attend classes but need the structured schedule and support that a live class provides.

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Self-Study Packages

Prepare at your own pace and convenience with our industry-leading tools and resources.

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Standalone Resources

As you prep for exam day, you may be looking for extra opportunities to review the content and hone your test skills with proven study products.

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