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CPA Certified Public Accountant

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  • Credentials (Letters): CPA
  • Credentials (Full Name): Certified Public Accountant
  • Type of Knowledge: Accountancy
  • Sponsor for Credential: State Board of Accountancy
  • Sponsor/Credential Website: https://www.aicpa.org/
Program Information
  • Prerequisites: Education and Experience requirements differ by state.
  • Curriculum: Bachelor's degree coursework in accounting and business administration pertaining to exam areas.
  • Type of Study: Classroom, online, self study
  • Estimated Completion Time: Varies
  • Examination Requirements: Exam covers 4 areas: Auditing and attestation; Business environment and concepts; Financial accounting and reporting; Regulation
  • Continuing Education Requirements: Yes, varies by State and type of practice
Investor Functions
  • Advisor Look-Up: https://nasba.org/stateboards/
  • Investor Education: None
  • Telephone: 888-777-7077
  • Email: service@aicpa.org
  • Additional Comments: One of the most recognized credentials in the U.S. Disclaimer: Since the time of this update, certification information may have been updated without our knowledge.
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