Georgia CPA Requirements
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CPA Exam Requirements
Credit Requirements: 120 semester units (180 quarter units)
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree
Additional Requirements: 20 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours of intermediate accounting or above
Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship not required
Minimum Age: 18
Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state
Social Security Requirement: Yes
Education Requirement: 150 hours inlcuding Bachelor's Degree
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Experience Requirement: Must submit Certificate of Experience to verify 1 year (2,000 hours) of supervised accounting experience no longer than 1 year prior to CPA licensure application. Duties for private industry should involve: using internal control systems, management advisory, financial advisory, consulting, tax, and regulatory laws.
Ethics Exam: None
|Initial Application Fees||$150|
*$75 re-examination application fee