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The Community Foundation of Tampa Bay/CPA Scholarship Fund
Florida Institute of CPAs (FICPA)
Florida Board of Accountancy (FBOA), Clay Ford
American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
Government Finance Officers Association
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
A CPA holds a state license to practice public accounting. State
licensing requirements differ as to education, residency and
experience requirements. Some states have adopted the 150-hour rule
for the number of academic credits required to sit for the CPA
Students planning on taking the CPA examination should contact
the state board of accountancy in the state where they plan to take
the certification examination for eligibility requirements.
The educational requirements for taking the Uniform Certified
Public Accountant examination in the state of Florida require that
applicants sitting for the exam must have completed 120 semester
hours or 160 quarter hours from an accredited college or
university. The education program must include: