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Alabama CPA Exam Requirements

For Alabama CPA exam students, the end goal is, of course, receiving one’s license as a CPA and embarking on an exciting new career. However, before that can be achieved, students must take into account the Alabama requirements for CPA exam takers. Alabama CPA requirements not only cover educational and experiential elements, but one must also be prepared for the necessary fees. Ensure that your Alabama CPA review progress isn’t halted by an unfortunate, overlooked requirement by reviewing them here.

Education Requirements
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree
Unit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)
Additional Requirements: 33 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting (excluding introductory hours) at the upper division undergraduate and/or graduate level which includes: 9 hours in financial accounting, 6 hours in auditing, 6 hours in taxation, 3 hours management accounting, 3 hours in governmental and not-for-profit accounting, 6 hours in accounting electives, and 3 hours in business law concentrating primarily on the Uniform Commercial Code

Residency Requirements
Citizenship: US citizenship is required.
Minimum Age: 19
Additional Requirements: It is not necessary to be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state

License Requirements
Social Security Requirement: Yes
Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours
Participates in International Exam Program: No
Experience Requirements: 1 year in public accounting or 2 years in the industry (business, government, or college teaching)
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam

Alabama State Board Contacts
Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
PO Box 300375
Montgomery, AL 36104-3807
Phone: (800) 435-9743
Fax: (334) 242-2711

Alabama CPA Exam Fees
Initial Application Fee per Section: $100
Reapplication Fee per section: $50

Examination Fees
AUD - $215
FAR - $215
BEC - $185
REG - $185

CPA Exam Resources
CPA Examination Review Materials
Alabama Society of CPAs
Alabama CPA Application Forms
NASBA – Alabama