General Licensure Disclosure – Accounting A collegiate degree is just one part of the licensure process.

StateBachelor's degree required from regionally accredited schoolCredit Hours to Sit for ExamCredit Hours for Licensestate regulation website
AlabamaYes120150Alabama State Board of Public Accountancy
AlaskaYes120 or within 18 hours of graduation.150Alaska Board of Public Accountancy
ArizonaYes120150Arizona State Board of Accountancy
ArkansasYes120150Arkansas State Board of Public Accountancy
CaliforniaYesbachelor degree150California Board of Accountancy
ColoradoYesbachelor degree or above150Colorado Board of Accountancy
ConnecticutYesbachelor degree150Connecticut State Department of Consumer Protection
DelawareYes120150Delaware Board of Accountancy
District of ColumbiaYes120150District of Columbia Board of Accountancy
FloridaYes120150Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation
GeorgiaYes120150Georgia State Board of Accountancy
HawaiiYes120150Hawaii Board of Public Accountancy
IdahoYes120150 or relative work expereince.Idaho State Board of Accountancy
IllinoisYes150150Illinois Board of Examiners
Indianayes150150Indiana Board of Accountancy
IowaYes150150Iowa Society of CPAs
Kansasyes150150Kansas Board of Accountancy
Kentuckyyes120150Kentucky Board of Accountancy
LouisianaYes120150State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana
MaineYes120150State of Maine Board of Accountancy
MarylandYes120Maryland Board of Public Accountancy
MassachusettsYes120150Massachusetts Board of Public Accountancy
MichiganYes120150Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
MinnesotaYes150150Minnesota Board of Accountancy
MississippiYes120150Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy
MissouriYes150150Missouri Board of Accountancy
MontanaYes120150Montana Board of Public Accountants
NebraskaYes150150Nebraska Board of Public Accountancy
NevadaYes with a major in accounting120 must have a major in accounting150Nevada State Board of Accountancy
New HampshireYes120150New Hampshire Board of Accountancy
New JerseyYes120150New Jersey State Board of Accountancy
New MexicoYes120150New Mexico Board of Accoutancy
New YorkYes120150New York Public Accountancy
North CarolinaYes120150North Carolina State Board of Certified Public Accountant Examiners
North DakotaYes150150North Dakota Board of Accountancy
OhioNo150150Accountancy Board of Ohio
OklahomaYes150150Oklahoma Accountancy Board
OregonYes150150Oregon Board of Accountancy
PennsylvaniaYes120150Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy
Rhode IslandNo150150Rhode Island Board of Accountancy
South CarolinaYes120150South Carolina Board of Accountancy
South DakotaYes150150South Dakota Board of Accountancy
TennesseeYes120150Tennessee State Board of Accountancy
TexasYes150150Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
UtahYes135150Utah Board of Accountancy
VermontYes120150Vermont Accountancy
VirginiaYes120150Virginia Board of Accountancy
WashingtonYes150150Board of Accountancy Washington State
West VirginiaYes120150West Virginia Board of Accountancy
WisconsinYes120150State of Wisconsin Accounting Examining Board
WyomingYes150150Wyoming Board of Certified Public Accountants