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Rhode Island

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last updated 10/17/2014

Requirements


Age Requirement: None
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: Graduate Degree with concentration in accounting. Graduate Degree accredited in business-24 semester or equivalent quarter hours in undergraduate accounting or 15 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in graduate accounting or a combination thereof. B.A. Degree or higher degree 24 semester or equivalent quarter hours in undergraduate or graduate level accounting.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours)
Experience requirements: 1 year experience gained through employment in public practice, government, industry, education or a combination thereof.
Ethics exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure

Notes


Transfer of grades – the applicant must meet all current requirements in Rhode Island at the time the application is made

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Rhode Island Society of CPAs

Denise Jacobson

401-331-5720

45 Royal Little Drive

Providence, RI

02904


Email:

djacobson@riscpa.org

 

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