Nebraska CPA Requirements
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How to Become a CPA in Nebraska
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CPA Exam Requirements
Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate with 150 semester units
Additional Requirements: At least 60 semester hours of general education, including: oral and written communication, mathematics, arts, natural sciences, social sciences, and statistics
30 semester hours in accounting courses
36 semester hours in business courses
Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required
Minimum Age: None
Additional Requirements: Candidate must be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state
Social Security Requirement: Yes
Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours (including Bachelor's Degree)
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Experience Requirements: 2 years (4,000 hours) of work experience verified by a CPA within the registered firm acquired through academia, industry, or public accounting; OR 3 years of work experience within a government department within the Nebraska Auditor Public Accounts, Nebraska Dept. of Revenue or Federal Internal Revenue Service
Note: Nebraska is a two-tier state meaning you are able to apply for a CPA certificate after successful completion of the CPA Exam and Professional Ethics Course. All experiential requirements must be met in order to be licensed and granted a Nebraska CPA Permit to Practice.
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam
|Initial Application Fees||$165|
*$75 re-examination application fee