Wisconsin CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Wisconsin

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Getting your Wisconsin CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (180 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate

Additional Requirements: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting including financial accounting, auditing, taxation, accounting information systems, cost or managerial accounting

24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in business and economics, including economics, finance, data analytics, business law, and information technology

Graduate Degree: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting including financial accounting, auditing, taxation, accounting information systems, cost or managerial accounting, OR 15 semester hours in graduate financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting, OR equivalent combination


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