College of Business and Public Affairs

Office: 309 Anderson Hall
West Chester Pa 19383
Phone: 610-436-3460
Email: Department Chair

Information About the CPA

How to Become a CPA

  • Education requirements - need 150 credits to be certified, but do not need 150 credits to sit for the exam
  • At least a year (1,600 hours) of experience. The experience can be in:
    • Accounting
    • attest
    • compilation
    • consulting
    • financial advisory
    • management advisory
    • tax
  • Need to pass all 4 parts of the exam within 18 months of passing your first exam.
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