Montana CPA Requirements

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Getting your Montana CPA

CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: Recommended 120 credit hours

Minimum Degree: None

Additional Requirements:
At least 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) of accounting courses above the introductory level, to include one course in each of the following:  Financial accounting; Auditing; Taxation; Management accounting; AND At least 24 semester hours (36 quarter hours) in non-accounting, general business courses. Examples of business courses include information systems, business law, finance, economics, marketing, ethics, organizational behavior, quantitative applications in business and communication skills.

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