New Jersey CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in New Jersey

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Getting your New Jersey CPA

CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester hours

Minimum Degree: Bachelor's Degree in any field of study

Additional Requirements: 24 semester hours in accounting and 24 semester hours in business

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