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The Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Accounting Concentration, at Mount Saint Mary’s University (MSMU) offers 124 credit units, which allows graduates to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam in California. However, the state boards of accountancy require students to complete 150 academic credit units to be eligible to become a licensed CPA. For a full list of California CPA licensure requirements, please visit This Way to CPA, California. Individual states may also have different requirements. Mount Saint Mary’s University is in the process of researching professional licensure requirements in other states. Contact the Business department at to discuss additional requirements that may be needed to obtain a CPA license in a state outside of California. For a general overview of CPA licensing requirements by state and territory, students may contact an individual state board of accountancy or visit This Way to CPA, state requirements.