Certification: Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

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Certified Public Accountant candidates must pass a national exam certifiying that they are eligible to be licensed in the state(s) of their choosing. Information about state licensing requirements is made available in the <a href="http://www.acinet.org/acinet/licensedoccupations/lois_state.asp?by=occ&nodeid=16">Licensed Occupation</a> tool.

Oral or Written Exam Required?


The certification has an education level of an Associates of Arts or Associates of Sciences degree or higher and has a work experience requirement of more than 2 years, or requires obtaining a ‘core’ level certification from the same organization.

  • This certification is considered in demand.