South Dakota CPA Requirements
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How to Become a CPA in South 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: At least 24 semester units of graduate or upper division undergraduate level accounting courses and 24 semester units of upper division business courses.
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. May sit for exam 100 days before graduation
Social Security Requirement: Optional
Educational Requirement: 150 hours (including Bachelor's Degree)
Participates in International Exam Program: No
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience (or 2000 hours) gained through employment in government, industry, academia, or public practice.
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam within 90 days of fulfilling work requirement
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