Iowa CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Iowa

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Getting your Iowa CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester units (180 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting, including at least one course of each of the following: financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting

If degree is not accounting, an additional 24 credit hours of business-related courses, such as finance, management, marketing, economics, and business law are required


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