Becoming a CPA

Take your accounting quest to the next level! Every business needs a CPA. So, no matter what you're into, there's a CPA for that.

Helpful Resources

Visit the sections below to learn more about opportunities and resources available for those looking to become a CPA.

Accountant Profile Videos

Hear from real accounting professionals sharing their passion for the profession and their career paths.

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College Directory

A listing of two-year and four-year colleges in Wisconsin that offer accounting programs to aid in your quest to become a CPA.

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College Scholarships

Multiple $2,500 scholarships are available for students working towards completing the 150-hour requirement and plan to apply for a Wisconsin CPA license.


CPA Certificate & License Checklist

Information covering the requirements and steps to apply for and receive a CPA certificate and license in Wisconsin.

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CPA Exam Checklist

Information covering the requirements and steps to take the CPA Exam.

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CPA Review Course Discounts

As a WICPA student member, you have access to discounts on CPA review courses from our Affinity Partners.

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CPA2b Magazine

CPA2b is the WICPA Educational Foundation's biannual publication for students and educators that provides information on accounting careers, the CPA Exam and issues facing the CPA profession.

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Digital CPA Exam Booklet

An interactive booklet highlighting the benefits of pursuing a career as a CPA; who’s who in the CPA licensure process; eligibility, applying for, and scheduling the CPA Exam; the upcoming changes in 2024 for CPA Evolution; and helpful links to CPA Exam Blueprints, the sample test, and other resources.

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Student Membership

Membership is available for students looking to join the premier association for Wisconsin accounting and business professionals.

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