For Arizona 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 Arizona requirements for CPA exam takers. Arizona CPA requirements not only cover educational and experiential elements, but one must also be prepared for the necessary fees. Ensure that your Arizona CPA review progress isn’t halted by an unfortunate, overlooked requirement by reviewing them here.
Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units) needed for certification, but not needed to sit for the exam
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate degree
Additional Requirements: 36 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting (30 hours must be in upper-level)
Citizenship: US citizenship not required.
Minimum Age: 18
Additional Requirements: In state residency not required.
Social Security Requirement: Yes
Education Requirement: 150 hours including Bachelor's Degree
Participates in International Exam Program: Yes
Experience Requirement: 1 year in private industry or government agency. Volunteer or intern work is eligible as long as it meets the definition of experience and is performed under a qualified person in the accounting field
Ethics Exam: Must pass AICPA Professional Ethics Exam for initial licensure
Arizona CPA Exam Fees
Initial Application Fee per Section: $100
Reapplication Fee per section: $50