New York CPA Requirements
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CPA Exam Requirements
Credit Requirements: 120 semester units
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate
Additional Requirements: Must include courses in financial accounting, cost or managerial accounting, taxation, and auditing
Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required
Minimum Age: 21
Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state
Social Security Requirement: No
Educational Requirement: 150 semester hours (including Bachelor's Degree) with 33 hours in accounting, including accounting research, and 36 hours in business, including communications and ethics and responsibilities
Participates in International Exam Program: No
Experience Requirements: 1 year part- or full-time work experience completed before, during, or after the CPA Exam. Must involve skills in accounting, attest, compilation, management advisory, financial advisory, tax or consulting services under the supervision of a licensed CPA or public accountant in NY State
Ethics Exam: None
|Initial Application Fees||$150|
*$75 re-examination application fee