2016 Michigan CPA Requirements

2016 Michigan CPA Requirements

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2015 Michigan CPA Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree with 150 semester units

Additional Requirements: Must have completed or be currently be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program from an accredited academic institution recognized by the Board; and have completed a minimum of 24 semester hours in accounting course credit, including one course in each of the following subjects: • financial accounting;• managerial accounting;• auditing; • accounting systems and controls; • U.S. taxation; and • governmental/fund accounting. Must also have completed 24 semester hours in general business subjects

Residency Requirements

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

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 1 year of qualifying experience gained through employment in government, industry, academia, or public practice

Ethics Exam: None

Michigan Board of Accountancy
Dept. of Labor & Economic Growth
P.O. Box 30018
Lansing, MI 48909-7518

Email: cpaes-mi@nasba.org, bcslic@michigan.gov
Phone: 517-241-9249
Fax: 517-373-2162

Initial Application Fees $147
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $881.10

     *Re-examination application fee varies