Accounting Degrees in Indiana

Anderson University

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1100 E 5th St
(765) 649-9071

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

Ball State University

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2000 University Ave
(765) 289-1241

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Bethel College-Mishawaka

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1001 Bethel Circle
(574) 807-7000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Brown Mackie College-Fort Wayne

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3000 E.Coliseum Blvd.
(260) 484-4400

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting Technology

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Brown Mackie College-Merrillville

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1000 E 80th Place
(219) 769-3321 x2211

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting Technology

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Brown Mackie College-Michigan City

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325 E US Hwy 20
(219) 877-3100

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting Technology

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Brown Mackie College-South Bend

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3454 Douglas Rd.
(574) 237-0774

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Science in Accounting Technology, Bookkeeping Specialist Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Butler University

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4600 Sunset Ave
(317) 940-8000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master of Professional Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Calumet College of Saint Joseph

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2400 New York Ave
(219) 473-7770

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Associate in Accounting, Certificate in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

DeVry University’s Keller Graduate School of Management-Indiana

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9100 Keystone Crossing
(317) 581-8854

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

MBA in Accounting, Master's in Accounting, Master of Accounting and Financial Management, Graduate Certificate in Accounting, Graduate Certificate in CPA Preparation

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Franklin College

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101 Branigin Blvd
(317) 738-8000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools - Academic Quality Improvement Program

Goshen College

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1700 S Main St
(574) 535-7000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Grace College and Theological Seminary

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200 Seminary Dr
(574) 372-5100

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Business Administration

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Harrison College-Anderson

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140 E 53rd St
(765) 644-7514

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Columbus

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2222 Poshard Dr
(812) 379-9000

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Elkhart

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56075 Parkway Ave
(574) 522-0397

Institution Type:

2-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Evansville

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4601 Theatre Dr
(812) 476-6000

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Fort Wayne

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6413 N Clinton St
(260) 471-7667

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Indianapolis

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550 East Washington Street
(317) 447-6200

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Lafayette

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4705 Meijer Court
(765) 447-9550

Institution Type:

2-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Muncie

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411 W Riggin Rd
(765) 288-8681

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Harrison College-Terre Haute

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1378 South SR 46
(812) 877-2100

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Accounting Assistant Diploma

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (candidate status), Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Huntington University

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2303 College Ave
(260) 356-6000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Indiana Institute of Technology

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1600 E Washington Blvd
(800) 937-2448

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate degree in Accounting, Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Indiana State University

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210 N 7th St
(812) 237-6311

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International) (programs.htm#cob)

Indiana University-Bloomington

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107 South Indiana Ave.
(812) 855-4848

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, MBA in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting, Ph.D. in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis

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425 University Blvd
(317) 274-5555

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting, MBA in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)

Indiana University-South Bend

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1700 Mishawaka Ave
(574) 520-4872

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master of Science in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Indiana University-Southeast

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4201 Grant Line Rd
(812) 941-2000

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Strategic Finance

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Indiana Wesleyan University

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4201 S Washington St
(765) 674-6901

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Graduate Certificate in Accounting, Associate degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

International Business College

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5699 Coventry Lane
(260) 459-4500

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Accounting Diploma, Associate degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

International Business College-Indianapolis

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7205 Shadeland Station
(317) 813-2300

Institution Type:

2-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Accounting Diploma, Associate degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

ITT Technical Institute-Indianapolis

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9511 Angola Ct
(317) 875-8640

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Business Accounting Technology, Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Associate degree in Business Accounting Technology, Associate degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington

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200 Daniels Way
(812) 332-1559

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana

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50 W. Fall Creek Parkway N. Drive
(317) 921-4800

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Columbus

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4475 Central Ave
(812) 372-9925

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-East Central

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4301 S Cowan Rd
(765) 289-2291

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Kokomo

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1815 E Morgan St
(765) 459-0561

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Lafayette

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3101 South Creasy Ln
(765) 269-5000

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Northcentral

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220 Dean Johnson Blvd
(574) 289-7001

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Northeast

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3800 N Anthony Blvd
(260) 482-9171

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Northwest

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1440 E 35th Ave
(219) 981-1111

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Richmond

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2357 Chester Blvd
(765) 966-2656

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-South Central

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8204 Hwy 311
(812) 246-3301

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Southeast

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590 Ivy Tech Dr
(812) 265-2580

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest

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3501 First Ave
(812) 426-2865

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley

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7999 US Hwy 41
(812) 299-1121

Institution Type:

2-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Technical Certificate in Accounting, Associate of Applied Science in Accounting, Associate of Science in Accounting, Bookkeeper Certificate

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Manchester College

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604 College Ave
(260) 982-5000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Marian University

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3200 Cold Spring Rd
(317) 955-6000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Martin University

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2171 Avondale Place
(317) 543-3235

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Oakland City University

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138 N Lucretia St
(812) 749-4781 x404

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate degree in Accounting, Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with Accounting Concentration

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE) candidate status

Purdue University-Calumet Campus

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2200 169th St
(219) 989-2400

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master of Accountancy, Graduate Certificate in Forensic Accounting and Fraud Investigation

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)

Purdue University-Main Campus

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Hovde Hall of Administration
(765) 494-4600

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Master's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Saint Josephs College

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1498 South College Avenue
(219) 866-6000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education

Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College

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St Hwy 150
(812) 535-5151

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Associate degree in Accounting, Bachelor's degree in Accounting Information Systems

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Saint Mary’s College

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133 LeMans Hall
(574) 284-4000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Taylor University

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236 W Reade Ave
(765) 998-2751

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Bachelor's degree in Accounting/Systems

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools - Academic Quality Improvement Program

TechSkills-Indianapolis

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6510 Telecom Drive
(317) 251-4600

Institution Type:

< 2-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Accrediting Agency:

Association for Continuing Education and Training

Trine University

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1 University Ave
(260) 665-4100

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

Trine University-Regional/Non-Traditional Campuses

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9910 Dupont Circle Drive East
(260) 483-4949

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Associate degree in Accounting, Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Evansville

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1800 Lincoln Avenue
(812) 488-2000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

University of Indianapolis

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1400 E Hanna Ave
(317) 788-3368

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools - Academic Quality Improvement Program

University of Notre Dame

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400 Main Building
(574) 631-5000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accountancy, Master of Science in Accountancy

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools

University of Phoenix-Indianapolis Campus

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7999 Knue Rd
(317) 585-8610

Institution Type:

4-year, Private for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Master of Science in Accountancy, Associate degree in Accounting, Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne

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2701 Spring St
(260) 399-7700

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

University of Southern Indiana

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8600 University Blvd
(812) 464-8600

Institution Type:

4-year, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Professional Services

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Valparaiso University

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US Highway 30 and Sturdy Road
(219) 464-5000

Institution Type:

4-year, Private not-for-profit

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)

Vincennes University

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1002 N First St
(812) 888-8888

Institution Type:

4-year, primarily associate's, Public

Accounting Degrees Offered:

Bachelor's degree in Accounting

Accrediting Agency:

Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) (content/accreditation-council-business-schools-and-programs)

Educational Requirements

To become a CPA in Indiana, you must earn an undergraduate or graduate concentration in accounting and pass the comprehensive four-part CPA exam. According to the Indiana Board of Accountancy, all applicants for CPA certification in Indiana must hold a bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Candidates for CPA licensure in Indiana must have 150 semester hours or more of college coursework, and must have a concentration in accounting. At least 24 semester hours must be completed in undergraduate- or graduate-level accounting courses. Although a graduate degree is not required to sit for the CPA exam in Indiana, those with graduate degreesshould have at least 15 semester hours in graduate-level accounting courses, or fulfill the undergraduate semester hour requirements. All transcripts will be required at the time of the exam.

Salary

Accountants typically enjoy competitive market pay and a high quality of life. The 2011 employment reports from the Bureau of Labor Statistics find Indiana CPA’s earnings at an average of $65,190 per year, which is competitive with the national average. Also on par with the national average, the Bureau of Labor Statistics found 17,940 accountants employed in Indiana in 2011. Nationwide job prospects for accountants will grow “about as fast as average”.

CPA Licensing in Indiana

The Indiana Board of Accountancy governs policy and licensure for CPAs and prospective CPAs in the state. To become a CPA in Indiana, all prospective accountants must take the four part standard CPA exam. Specifically, one must fulfill all of the following requirements to sit for the CPA exam in Indiana:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college or university. Minimum of 150 semester hours completed with degree conferred, and with a concentration in accounting.
  • At least 24 semester hours of undergraduate accounting, or at least 15 hours of graduate-level accounting courses.
  • All transcripts must be provided at the time of exam.
  • At least two years of accounting experience in one of the following fields: government, academia, industry, or public practice.
  • Must provide notarized verification by an actively licensed CPA, whether licensed in Indiana or another state. (Applicant is not required to work directly with the CPA providing notarized verification of experience.)

After passing all four sections of the CPA exam, all applicants for CPA licensure in Indiana must complete the following:

  • Submit an application for professional licensing from the Indiana Board of Accountancy. Click here to to access the application and instructions for first time applicants. Click here for a new applicant guide.
  • Submit a notarized CPA License Employment Verification Form.
  • Pay the application fee. Click here for a current fee schedule. Note: The initial application fee is waived for all new license requests.

Continuing Education Requirements

Licensed CPAs in Indiana must make the effort to renew and maintain their license. Every three years, CPAs must renew their applications. This can be done online through the Indiana Board of Accountancy. To maintain licensure, Indiana CPAs must complete 120 hours of continuing professional education every three years, with no fewer than 20 hours completed per year. Otherwise, CPA licensure should be declared Inactive, as continuing education is not required for an Inactive CPA License in Indiana.

Accounting Jobs in Indiana

CPAs are needed in many different industries, and licensed accountants in Indiana may work in small businesses, for the government, for accounting firms, or in other state industries. Top accounting firms such as Deloitte & Touche, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and KPMG hold offices in Indiana. Other top industries employing accountants in Indiana are hospitality, tourism, pharmaceuticals, and insurance. Licensed CPAs in Indiana are encouraged to keep in touch of board updates and developments through the Indiana Board of Accountancy’s Facebook page. Licensed accountants should enjoy competitive job prospects through 2020.