State Requirements

Michigan

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 6/26/2020

Requirements

Age Requirement No
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement No
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 150 hour B.A. degree with 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting and 39 semester hours in general business subjects. M.A. degree in accounting or business administration-12 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in graduate level accounting.
Exam sitting requirements: B.A. (120 hours) must be completed within 60 days following the actual date the candidate takes the first exam section.
Experience Requirements: 1 year and 2,000 hours of qualifying experience gained through employment in government, industry, academia or public practice.
Ethics Exam: No ethics exam
State Society

The Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants


Denese Ennis

248-267-3700

5480 Corporate Dr.

Suite 200

Troy, MI

48098-2642


Email: dennis@micpa.org

State Board

Michigan Board of Accountancy


517-373-8068

Bureau of Professional Licensing (BPL), Dept. of Licensing & Regulatory Affairs

P.O. Box 30670

Lansing, MI

48909-7518


Information for first-time applicants - CPA Examination Services

Notes


If a social security number is not provided, the applicant must complete the Social Security Number Affidavit Form
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