To finally get the license that will declare you an official Certified Public Accountant, you need to fulfill the requirements in the state you want to work in. They’re different in each state, but they all revolve around these basic guidelines:
Education: You’ll need a bachelor’s degree along with a certain number of college credit hours in accounting study. Some states require a master’s degree or MBA also.
Exam: You need to have passed all four sections of the CPA exam.
Experience: In general, you need 1-2 years of work experience in public accounting.
Just remember those 3 Es and you’re golden.