• Craig Black, MAcc, JD, CPA

How do I become eligible to take the CPA exam in Texas?

To sit for the CPA exam in Texas, you must have all of the following education related requirements:


Bachelor’s degree (does not have to be in accounting)

150 total college hours

30 hours of upper division accounting courses (including an accounting or tax research course)

24 hours of related business courses (no more than 6 hours in any business area)

a TSBPA approved business communications course

a TSBPA approved ethics course

Exam/Qualifications – Requirements for Examination from the TSBPA website