Massachusetts CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Massachusetts

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Getting your Massachusetts CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester hours (180 quarter hours)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree

Additional Requirements: 21 semester hours of accounting, including coverage of financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management/cost accounting
9 semester hours of business, including coverage of business law, finance, and information systems


Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: 18

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