header graphic

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


Cheers to the future!
The MNCPA recognition dinner is just around the corner. Join us in congratulating the newest class of CPAs for this great accomplishment on Oct. 27.

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.

Changes coming to CPA exam in April 2017
The CPA exam is changing in an effort to better reflect the type of work expected of today’s new CPAs. The revised exam will test cognitive skills over memorization. Exam structure, timing and cost will also change. Know someone currently sitting for the exam? Encourage them to finish before the new exam launches.

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