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Utah CPA Requirements

Utah CPA Requirements

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Utah CPA Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate with 150 semester units

Additional Requirements: 

1: Graduate Degree- 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in upper division accounting courses and 15 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in graduate level accounting courses which must cover financial accounting, auditing, taxation and management accounting or combination of both.

2: B.A. Degree- 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours which includes 16 hours in upper division accounting courses and 8 hours in graduate level accounting courses which must cover financial accounting, auditing, taxation and management accounting.

3: Undergraduate degree in accounting or business:16 semester hours in upper-division courses, including at least two hours for each of the following: financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting 8 semester hours of graduate accounting courses, including at least 1 hour for each of the following: financial accounting, auditing, taxation, and management accounting
12 hours in upper-division business (non-accounting) courses
12 hours of graduate level business courses
Another 12 hours of either upper-division or graduate accounting or business courses

4: Undergraduate degree: It is possible that if you have enough accounting and business credits you could be qualified.

 

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 experience gained through employment in industry, government, academia or public practice. 2 years experience for CPAs providing attest services

Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam with at least a 90%

Utah Board of Accountancy
P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741

Email: cpaes-ut@nasba.org
Phone: 801-530-6628
Fax: 801-530-6511

Initial Application Fees $145
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $879.10

     *Re-examination application fee varies