California Board of Accountancy

Education Required to Apply for Certified Public Accountant License.

CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
TITLE 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
DIVISION 1. Board of Accountancy Regulations

ARTICLE 2 - Examinations

§ 11. Education Required to Apply for Certified Public Accountant License.

(a) An applicant for certified public accountant licensure after December 31, 2013, shall meet all of the following requirements:
(1) completion of 24 semester units, or the equivalent in quarter units, of accounting subjects as described in Section 9.2(b),
(2) completion of 24 semester units, or the equivalent in quarter units, of business-related subjects as described in Section 9.2(c),
(3) completion of 20 semester units, or the equivalent in quarter units, of accounting study as described in Section 11.1; and
(4) completion of 10 semester units, or the equivalent in quarter units, of ethics study as described in Business and Professions Code Section 5094.3.
(b) An applicant shall present satisfactory evidence that he or she has completed the units required in subsection(a).


NOTE: Authority cited: Sections 5010, 5093 and 5094.6, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 5093, 5094, 5094.3, and 5094.6, Business and Professions Code.

 

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