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last updated 10/17/2014
|Social Security Number Requirement:||Optional (a social security number is voluntary and used only for identification)|
|Education Requirement for Licensure||150 hours (including B.A.)|
|Participates in International Examination Program||Yes|
|Hours in accounting:||Graduate Degree: Concentration in Accounting. Graduate Degree from a business school: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting at undergraduate level plus 15 hours in accounting at graduate level which includes financial accounting, auditing, taxation and management accounting. B.A. Degree: 14 semester hours in accounting or equivalent quarter hours in accounting at undergraduate or graduate level which includes financial accounting, auditing, taxation and management accounting.|
|Exam sitting requirements:||Must be within 60 days of completing education requirement|
|Experience requirements:||1 year experience of public accounting or its equivalent. Equivalent experience may be considered in government, industry, academia, law, self-employment (must be documented and presented in detail for Board consideration).|
|Ethics exam:||Must pass the Wisconsin online ethics exam|
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