Utah CPA Requirements
How to Become a CPA in Utah
Welcome to your one-stop-shop for CPA Requirements in Utah. Navigate through the tabs below for a comprehensive overview of your state’s specific CPA requirements, including: education and residency requirements, licensure details, who to contact, and how much the exam costs.
Getting your Utah CPA
CPA Exam Requirements
Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate with 150 semester units
1: Graduate Degree- 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in upper division accounting courses with 15 or more semester hours covering financial accounting, auditing, taxation and management accounting.
2: Bachelor's Degree- 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours comprised of 16 hours in upper division accounting courses and 8 hours in graduate level accounting courses covering financial accounting, auditing, taxation and management accounting.
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
State License Requirements
Social Security Requirement: Yes
Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours (including Bachelor's Degree)
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience gained through employment in industry, government, academia or public practice. 2 years experience for CPAs providing attest services
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam with at least a 90%
|Initial Application Fees||$145|
*Re-examination application fee varies