How to become a CPA
So you want to be a Kentucky CPA? There are basic requirements you must meet.
- Achieve 150 semester hours of college including a bachelor's degree with a concentration in accounting (27 hours of accounting is required).
- Pass the Uniform CPA Examination
- Fulfill the experience requirement
- Apply to the State Board of Accountancy (a.k.a. the “State Board”) for your license
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