State Requirements

New Jersey

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 11/15/2018

Requirements

Age Requirement 18
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement No
Social Security # Requirement Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure Complete all of the following: A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, at least 150 semester hours of general college level credit, at least 24 semester hours in accounting courses, and at least 24 semester hours in general business courses
Participates in International Examination Program No
Hours in Accounting: At least 24 semester hours
Exam sitting requirements: As of July 1, 2017, complete all of the following: A baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited institution, at least 120 semester hours of general college level credit, at least 24 semester hours in accounting courses, and at least 24 semester hours in general business courses
Experience Requirements: 1 year of experience in the practice of public accounting or its equivalent, under the direction of a licensee, that includes evidence of intensive and diversified experience in auditing or accounting.
Ethics Exam: Complete a four-credit course on New Jersey Law and Ethics
State Society

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants


Susan Dyer

973-226-4494 x266

425 Eagle Rock Avenue

Suite 100

Roseland, NJ

07068


Email: sdyer@njscpa.org
lwalsh@njcpa.org

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State Board

New Jersey State Board of Accountancy


973-504-6380

124 Halsey Street, 6th Floor

P.O. Box 45000

Newark, NJ

07101


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