CPA License Requirements...

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Applying for a CPA License

Before applying for a CPA license through NASBA's Licensing Service, familiarize yourself with the jurisdictions' licensure requirements. Each state has specific requirements that must be met before applying. It is important to inform NASBA's Licensing Service of the state that interests you. NASBA Licensing offers pre-evaluation as an optional service. A pre-evaluation will identify any academic deficiencies in your education before you submit a first-time application for the licensing. To begin a pre-evaluation application, click here.

Tennessee Requirements

Tennessee requires 150 semester hours within a baccalaureate degree:

  • 30 semester hours of accounting education including elementary level
  • Not more than 3 semester hours for internship programs which may be applied to 30 semester hours in accounting.

Additional details on specific semester hour requirements can be found by clicking here.

How to Become a CPA

How to Become a CPA: Presented by NASBA