State & Territory Requirements
|Social Security # 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 above the introductory level|
|Exam sitting requirements:||120 Hour requirement (a 4 year degree with a major in accounting), or if the major is not accounting, 21 semester credits of accounting equivalency courses required (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)|
|Experience Requirements:||2 years of full-time employment performing any combination of approved tasks in a public accounting firm engaged in the practice of public accounting, or 4 years of full-time employment performing any combination of the approved tasks in a governmental or other industry position that is substantially equivalent to a position in the practice of public accounting. (Approved Tasks is listed at the Boards website)|
|Ethics Exam:||Must pass an ethics exam within the past 3 years that was approved by the Board|
Nevada Society of Certified Public Accountants
750 Sandhill Road
Nevada State Board of Accountancy
1325 Airmotive Way
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