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Become a CPA


A new version of the CPA exam will launch April 1, 2017. Content on this page will be updated accordingly following the change.
Learn more about CPA exam changes


2016 CPA exam pass rates
Is there a better time of year to take the CPA exam? Check out the 2016 pass rates and see which quarter has a higher number of exam passers.

Get a leg up in your career
Hey students, if you’re looking for an internship we have a resource for you. Our employer directory connects you to companies across the state that are looking for go-getters like you. Find it here!

Getting ready to apply for the CPA exam? Watch this first
The start of spring semester is a popular time for future CPAs to begin the exam application process. Ensure you’re set to go by tuning in to this online video about Minnesota’s application process. 

Congratulations to our new CPAs!
The latest list of Minnesota’s new CPAs is in. Does it include anyone you know? Find out!

Ask a Student Mentor
Wondering what classes you should take next semester or what sitting for the CPA exam is like? Get your burning questions answered by reaching out to an MNCPA Student Mentor.

In this section


The MNCPA has created a step-by-step guide to becoming a CPA.



Know the requirements and find a Minnesota college with an accounting program.


CPA Exam

Understand the process of passing the CPA exam with our comprehensive guide.



A comprehensive guide to the requirements and process to become a CPA in Minnesota.



Everything for the future CPA from employer research to finding a mentor.



Find answers to questions on education requirements, the CPA exam and the certification process.


MNCPA associate membership

You don't need to be a CPA to join the MNCPA. Associate members have many of the same benefits as CPAs. Start building your professional reputation now.

Become a member