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Accounting – Professional Licensure/Certification Disclosure

 Students enrolled in the Master of Accounting program, the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics and the Accountancy Certificate may also be interested in becoming a CPA.

The CPA has a uniform exam, but each state/jurisdiction has unique educational and prerequisite requirements that candidates must meet. Each of the sections below, provide additional information on whether these three programs meet the educational requirements in each state/jurisdiction.

Additional questions should be directed to the Department of Accounting & Information Systems.

Last Updated – July 2024

If you are considering applying to one of these programs, please select the state/territory below for more information regarding educational requirements for professional licensure/certification in that state/territory. While this information has been collected to assist with students’ research, you are encouraged to do your own due diligence regarding whether or not the educational requirements of your program of interest meet certification/licensure requirements in your location to ensure you are making the most informed decision.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Alabama. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Alabama.


For more information, please review Alabama’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Alaska. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Alaska.


For more information, please review Alaska’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in American Samoa. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement  in American Samoa.


For more information, please review American Samoa’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Arizona. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Arizona.


For more information, please review Arizona’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Arkansas. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Arkansas.


For more information, please review Arkansas' Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in California. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in California.


For more information, please review California’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Colorado. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Colorado.


For more information, please review Colorado’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Connecticut. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Connecticut.


For more information, please review Connecticut’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Delaware. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Delaware.


For more information, please review Delaware’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in District of Columbia. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in the District of Columbia.


For more information, please review District of Columbia’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Florida. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Florida.


For more information, please review Florida’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Georgia. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Georgia.


For more information, please review Georgia’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Guam. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Guam.


For more information, please review Guam’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Hawaii. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Hawaii.


For more information, please review Hawaii’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Idaho. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Idaho.


For more information, please review Idaho’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Illinois. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Illinois.


For more information, please review Illinois' Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Indiana. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Indiana.


For more information, please review Indiana’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.  

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Iowa. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Iowa.


For more information, please review Iowa’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Kansas. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Kansas.


For more information, please review Kansas' Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Kentucky. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Kentucky.


For more information, please review Kentucky’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Louisiana. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Louisiana.


For more information, please review Louisiana’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Maine. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Maine.


For more information, please review Maine’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Maryland. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Maryland.


For more information, please review Maryland’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Massachusetts. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Massachusetts.


For more information, please review Massachusetts' Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Michigan. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Michigan.


For more information, please review Michigan’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Minnesota. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Minnesota.


For more information, please review Minnesota’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Mississippi. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Mississippi.


For more information, please review Mississippi’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Missouri. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Missouri.


For more information, please review Missouri’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Montana. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Montana.


For more information, please review Montana’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Nebraska. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Nebraska.


For more information, please review Nebraska’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Nevada. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Nevada.


For more information, please review Nevada’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in New Hampshire. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in New Hampshire.


For more information, please review New Hampshire’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in New Jersey. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in New Jersey.


For more information, please review New Jersey’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in New Mexico. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in New Mexico.


For more information, please review New Mexico’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in New York. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in New York.

For more information, please review New York’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in North Carolina. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in North Carolina.

For more information, please review North Carolina’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in North Dakota. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in North Dakota.

For more information, please review North Dakota’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Northern Mariana Islands. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Northern Mariana Islands.


For more information, please review Northern Mariana Island’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Ohio. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Ohio.


For more information, please review Ohio’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Oklahoma. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Oklahoma.


For more information, please review Oklahoma’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Oregon. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Oregon.


For more information, please review Oregon’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) meets the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Pennsylvania, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree. 

For more information, please review Pennsylvania’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Puerto Rico. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Puerto Rico.


For more information, please review Puerto Rico’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

 

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Rhode Island. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Rhode Island.


For more information, please review Rhode Island’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in South Carolina. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in South Carolina.


For more information, please review South Carolina’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in South Dakota. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in South Dakota.


For more information, please review South Dakota’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Tennessee. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Tennessee.


For more information, please review Tennessee’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Texas. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Texas.


For more information, please review Texas' Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Utah. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Utah.


For more information, please review Utah’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Vermont. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Vermont.


For more information, please review Vermont’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Virginia. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Virginia.


For more information, please review Virginia’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in U.S. Virgin Islands. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in U.S. Virgin Islands.


For more information, please review Virgin Island’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Washington. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Washington.


For more information, please review Washington’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in West Virginia. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in West Virginia.


For more information, please review West Virginia’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Wisconsin. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Wisconsin.


For more information, please review Wisconsin’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.

The curriculum for the Master of Accounting (30 credits), the Master of Business Taxation with Data Analytics (30 credits) and the Accountancy Certificate (36 credits) does not meet the 150-credit education requirement to earn a CPA license in Wyoming. However, when paired with the appropriate undergraduate degree, they may assist students in reaching the 150-credit educational requirement in Wyoming.


For more information, please review Wyoming’s Public Accountancy licensure requirements.