State & Territory Requirements

 

Ohio

Save this licensure state to my profile
 

last updated 10/17/2014

Requirements


Age Requirement: 18
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: Yes
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in accounting: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience requirements: 1 year experience in public accounting: 150 hours or sat for the exam prior to 2000. 2 years public accounting experience: Sat for exam with less than 150 hours but obtained 150 hours prior to certification. The public accounting experience is gained through employment in government, business or academia.
Ethics exam: Ohio Board of Accountancy course on basic professional standards and responsibilities

Notes


Criminal background check for all applicants.

The Es of becoming a CPA


When it comes to licensure requirements, don't forget your Es: education, experience, examination and—depending on your state—ethics. Here's the lowdown on licensure to become a CPA.

The Es of becoming a CPA

state society

Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants

Becky Hixen

614-764-2727

535 Metro Place South

Dublin, OH

43017


Email:

rhixen@ohiocpa.com

 

by the way

Numerous prep course options. 18 months. Four sections. And only one tool that can help you plan your Exam, track your progress, commune with fellow test takers and much more. Check out CPA Exam Aid—courtesy of the AICPA.

 

state board

Accountancy Board of Ohio

614-466-4135

77 South High Street

18th Floor

Columbus, OH

43215-6128

Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services

 
 

Found an error?

We try to ensure this information is accurate and consistent. If you spot an error, please send us a message.