California Board of Accountancy

Self-Assessment Worksheet for the CPA Licensure Educational Requirements

Beginning January 1, 2014, the educational requirements for obtaining a California CPA license will change. If you apply for your CPA license on or after January 1, 2014 you must document completion of a minimum of 150 semester units of college coursework to include a baccalaureate degree or higher, 24 semester units each in accounting and business-related subjects, 20 units of accounting study, and 10 units of ethics education.

The CBA has created a self-assessment worksheet designed to assist you in evaluating the education you have already completed and planning for any future education.


Self-Assessment Worksheet for the CPA Licensure Educational Requirements


Sample - Baccalaureate Degree - Self-Assessment Worksheet for the CPA Licensure Educational Requirements


Sample - Master of Accounting Degree - Self-Assessment Worksheet for the CPA Licensure Educational Requirements