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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.
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Studying savings, just add coffee
The main ingredients to pass the CPA exam include: Lots of studying, hard work, and caffeine. Save money on your study materials so you can have a steady supply of the latter at the ready.

They’re on the list…
Our 2017 list of new CPAs is just getting started. Find out who earned an invite to the Recognition Dinner on May 25. 

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!

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Process
Step-by-step

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

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Education

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

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CPA Exam

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

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Certification

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

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Student
Resources

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

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FAQ

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

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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