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Become a CPA

Elevate your impact.

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Education

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

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Exam

Learn the process for passing the CPA exam with our comprehensive guide.

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Experience

Gain the accounting experience required to earn your CPA certificate.

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Ethics

Make a plan to complete the self-study ethics course and pass the ethics exam.

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Education

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

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Exam

Learn the process for passing the CPA exam with our comprehensive guide.

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Experience

Gain the accounting experience required to earn your CPA certificate.

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Ethics

Make a plan to complete the self-study ethics course and pass the ethics exam.

 

Process Step-by-Step

Brand new to the CPA certification process?

Obtaining your CPA license doesn't have to be rocket science.
We have created a step-by-step guide for you to become a CPA.

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“Obtaining the CPA credential is a transformative experience. Completing the journey required persistence and perseverance, factors essential to success in the field.”

Joe WallisJoe Wallis, CPA
Manager, Abdo, LLP

“Becoming a student member of the MNCPA gives you access to valuable tools including a network of CPAs, internship opportunities, CPA exam resources and member events. It’s a great way to build professional relationships and start your career off strong.”

Jasmin McKenzieJasmin McKenzie, CPA
Senior Accountant II, Boyum Barenscheer

Become an MNCPA member!

Connect to the largest network of CPAs in Minnesota. Make us your link to what’s new in the accounting world and your partner in becoming a CPA.

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Are you a student?
You can be a member too with MNCPA student membership!

“Becoming a student member of the MNCPA gives you access to valuable tools including a network of CPAs, internship opportunities, CPA exam resources and member events. It’s a great way to build professional relationships and start your career off strong.”

Jasmin McKenzieJasmin McKenzie, CPA
Senior Accountant II, Boyum Barenscheer

Student Resources

Whether you are in high school or college, we provide career development, professional support and CPA exam resources to students interested in and enrolled in accounting programs.

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Have questions?

We get it, becoming a CPA is a complex process. Read through our FAQs to find answers or get in touch with us at membership@mncpa.org.