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2017-18 College Catalog 
2017-18 College Catalog [ARCHIVED]

CPA Qualifying Certificate Information

The CPA Qualifying Credit program provides bachelor’s degree-holding recipients the required coursework to sit for the Ohio CPA exam. There are 150 semester credit hours required to sit for the Ohio CPA examination, from which candidates must earn appropriate credits.

Qualifying Requirements for the Ohio CPA Examination

150 Total Semester Hours, which must include:

  • Six credit hours of Accounting Principles and 24 hours of business (if coming from a non-business program).

  • 24 credit hours of advanced accounting.

  • Additional experience in the field is required. Contact the Accountancy Board of Ohio for further details.

For additional information and requirements regarding the Ohio CPA Examination, please contact the Accountancy Board of Ohio (ABO), 77 South High Street, 18th Floor, Columbus, OH 43215-6128, Telephone: (614) 466-4135, Fax: (614) 466-2628

Department of Business Technologies


Toledo-area Campus

Phone Number


Libby King, Chair Heritage Hall 106M (567) 661-2142 elizabeth_king2@owens.edu
Ann D. Theis, Dean Heritage Hall 106Y (567) 661-7280 ann_theis@owens.edu