Arkansas CPA Requirements

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Getting your Arkansas CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 Semester Hours

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 30 semester hours of upper level accounting including financial accounting (intermediate), management accounting (cost), government/NFP (institutional), federal taxation (advanced income tax or fundamentals of taxation), auditing and attestation, and accounting information systems, pass with a grade C or above

30 semester hours of upper level business passed with a grade C or above


Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: None

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