North Dakota CPA Requirements
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How to Become a CPA in North Dakota
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CPA Exam Requirements
Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate with 150 semester units
Additional Requirements: 24 semester credits or equivalent of accounting education (not to include principles or equivalent)
24 credits of other upper level business courses
*You may sit for the exam prior to reaching 150 units but will need to complete your education within six months of your exam application date
Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required
Minimum Age: None
Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state
Social Security Requirement: Yes
Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours (including Bachelor's Degree) with 33 hours in accounting and 27 hours in business
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Experience Requirements: 1 year of experience gained through employment in government, industry, academia, or public accounting
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam
|Initial Application Fees||$120|
*$60 re-examination application fee