CPA Requirements By State
In order to practice public accounting in one of the 55 states or jurisdictions in the United States, you must pass the Uniform CPA Examination.
Each state/jurisdiction will have its own requirements covering education, work experience, residency and more. In general, most states will require a bachelor's degree with a concentration in accounting plus an extra year of study ("150 hour rule"). States also typically require a minimum of two years of public accounting experience.
State Specific CPA Requirements
View the CPA exam requirements for specific states below: