Washington CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Washington

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Getting your Washington CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate

Additional Requirements: 24 hours semester hours in accounting subjects (15 upper division), including financial reporting, auditing, and taxation

24 semester hours in business subjects, including business management, marketing, and business law


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