Alaska CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Alaska

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Getting your Alaska CPA

CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester units from regionally accredited university recognized by the State Board (if not an Accounting concentration, then must include 15 semester hours in Accounting)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate Degree

Additional Requirements:
A completed degree with an accounting concentration with 24 semester hours in accounting, 3 semester hours in business law, 3 semester hours in economics, and 3 semester hours in college-level math, statistics or computer science
A degree in progress with an accounting concentration and 15 semester hours in accounting (applicant must be within 18 hours of completing a Bachelor's degree)
A completed bachelor's degree with no accounting concentration and 1 year of public accounting experience under direct supervision of a CPA

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: 19

Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state