West Virginia CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in West Virginia

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Getting your West Virginia CPA

CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 120 Semester Hours

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate

Additional Requirements: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in of upper division accounting courses, including 3 hours of ethics and 3 hours of business law. 27 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours of business courses.

Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: 18

Additional Requirements: It is necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state