Virginia CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Virginia

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Getting your Virginia CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 semester units (180 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate

Additional Requirements: 24 semester hours of upper level accounting, including auditing, financial accounting, management accounting and taxation.
24 semester hours of business courses


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