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last updated 10/17/2014
|Social Security Number Requirement:||Yes|
|Education Requirement for Licensure||Until January 1, 2005: B.A. Degree with accounting concentration. After January 1, 2005 and until June 30, 2014: 120 hours (including B.A. Degree or higher degree) with accounting concentration or equivalent. On or after July 1, 2014: 150 hours (including B.A. Degree or higher degree) with accounting concentration.|
|Participates in International Examination Program||Yes|
|Hours in accounting:||Prior to January 1, 2005: 12 semester hours in accounting. After January 1, 2005 and until June 30, 2014: 12 semester hours in accounting. On or after July 1, 2014: 30 semester hours of accounting courses. The accounting credits shall include coverage in financial accounting auditing, taxation, and management accounting.|
|Exam sitting requirements:||B.A. (120 hours)|
|Experience requirements:||Until June 30, 2014: B.A. Degree-2 years experience. Master's Degree in accounting, taxation, finance, or business administration-1 year experience. On or after July 1, 2014: 1 year experience. Can be gained through public accounting and governmental agencies.|
|Ethics exam:||No ethics exam|
Education requirement will change effective July 1, 2014 to 150 hours (including B.A.) (candidates will still be able to sit for exam after completion of B.A)
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