State Requirements

Ohio

State & Territory Requirements

Last Updated 10/17/2014

Requirements

Age Requirement 18
Citizenship Requirement No
Residency Requirement Yes
Social Security # Requirement Yes
Education Requirement for Licensure 150 hours (including B.A.)
Participates in International Examination Program Yes
Hours in Accounting: 30 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in accounting
Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)
Experience Requirements: 1 year experience in public accounting: 150 hours or sat for the exam prior to 2000. 2 years public accounting experience: Sat for exam with less than 150 hours but obtained 150 hours prior to certification. The public accounting experience is gained through employment in government, business or academia.
Ethics Exam: Ohio Board of Accountancy course on basic professional standards and responsibilities
State Society

Ohio Society of Certified Public Accountants


Becky Hixen

614-764-2727

4249 Easton Way

Suite 150

Columbus, OH

43219


Email: bhixen@ohiocpa.com

State Board

Accountancy Board of Ohio


614-466-4135

77 South High Street

18th Floor

Columbus, OH

43215-6128


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