Education Requirements to Become a CPA

Education is the first step to becoming a CPA. Know the requirements and find a Minnesota college with an accounting program.

Education requirements

Education requirements
In Minnesota, the education requirements to sit for the exam differ from the education requirements to become certified. Make sure you understand the requirements.
 

Accreditation levels

Accreditation levels
Education requirements to take the CPA exam and earn your CPA certificate depend on the accreditation level of the college or university where you get your degree.
 

Minnesota accounting programs

Minnesota accounting programs
Many Minnesota colleges and universities have accounting programs that meet the requirements to earn your CPA certificate.
 

Resources for exam candidates

MNCPA Accounting Employer Directory
Ace your interview! Research potential employers with our searchable guide.

Graduate accounting degrees 
Planning to become a CPA but still need to fulfill the 150 credit hour requirement? Consider an advanced accounting degree.