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Tennessee Exam Requirements

Eligibility for Examination

Effective January 27, 2017

In order to sit for the Exam, you must meet the following education requirement:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Completed at least 18 semester or 27 quarter hours of accounting at the upper division excluding credits from internship programs

Upper division courses are from the junior, senior and graduate levels.

You may submit your application for the Exam while your education is still in progress; however, you must complete your education before you sit for any section of the Exam. No credit for the Exam will be given to you if you fail to successfully complete your education prior to sitting for the Exam.

In order to qualify for a license in Tennessee, you will have to meet the following education requirement:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited institution
  • Completed at least 30 semester or 45 quarter hours of accounting including at least 24 semester or 36 quarter hours at the upper division. A maximum of 6 semester or 8 quarter hours from internship programs may be included.
  • Completed at least 24 semester or 36 quarter hours in general business such as:
    • algebra, calculus, statistics, probability
    • business communication
    • business law
    • economics
    • ethics
    • finance
    • management
    • technology/information systems
    • marketing

Application fee$170.00

Examination Fees

Auditing and Attestation (AUD)$208.40
Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)$208.40
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)$208.40
Regulation (REG)$208.40

Registration Fees

4 examination sections$150.00
3 examination sections$125.00
2 examination sections$100.00
1 examination section$75.00

 

Mail: Tennessee Coordinator
CPA Examination Services
PO Box 198469
Nashville, Tennessee 37219-8469