Hawaii CPA Requirements
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How to Become a CPA in Hawaii
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CPA Exam Requirements
Credit Requirements: 120 semester units (180 quarter units)
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree
Additional Requirements: 18 semester hours of advanced accounting IF Bachelor's Degree is not in accounting
Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is 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 (including Bachelor's Degree) with 24 semester hours in advanced accounting and 24 semester hours in upper division business courses
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Experience Requirement: 1,500 hours in audit OR 2 years of full time experience in general accounting signed off by licensed CPA
Ethics Exam: None
|Initial Application Fees||$170|
*$85 re-examination application fee