Preparation for the CPA examination
The State of Washington revised the educational requirements
necessary to take the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) examination.
Effective July 1, 2000 an applicant for a CPA
certificate must have completed at least 150 semester hours of
college/university education, including:
- A baccalaureate or higher degree
- An accounting concentration or
equivalent, as defined
by Washington State Board of
The University's current major in accounting
conforms with the Board of Accountancy's standards,
fulfilling the requirement for a concentration in accounting.
Students seeking more information about the
CPA education requirements and exam preparation should contact their
accounting faculty advisor.