Free Student Membership

Free Student Membership

You read that right. Membership is free for students. Save on exam resources, apply for scholarships, and explore the endless accounting career opportunities.  

It Pays to Become a CPA

Endless career opportunities

ENDLESS CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

From a Fortune 500 corporation, to a pro sports team, or even owning your own business, you can do it with accounting.

Competitive salary

COMPETITIVE SALARY

 

Accounting majors earn more than the average college graduate, and CPAs earn up to 15% more.

Increasing demand

INCREASING DEMAND

Available jobs in the accounting field are expected to increase 11% by 2024, which is higher than any other profession.

Job security

JOB SECURITY

This industry is recession proof. Every type of business needs an accountant, so you'll never be without.



Choose Your Path

Ohio has three pathways you can follow to attain the education and experience required to become a CPA. Choose the path that's right for you.

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Opportunities to get involved with OSCPA

Leadership Opportunities

ACAP Ohio

ACAP-Ohio

ACAP-Ohio provides the opportunity for a select group of students to explore careers in accounting and business. Participants spend an all-expenses paid week on the campus of The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business. This innovative career development program is designed specifically for high school students in underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

Stay tuned for 2024 event information!

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CPA Camp scholarship winners

CPA Camp

The Careers in Professional Accounting Camp (CPA Camp) is an all-expenses-paid experience for students interested in exploring careers in accounting. Learn how accounting can lead you to career stability, a high salary & meaningful work! You'll even have the opportunity to earn scholarships!
To register, click on the date and location of your choice. 

DATES & LOCATIONS FOR 2024

June 18, 2024 - University of Toledo - Sign up here! 

June 20, 2024 - Cincinnati State - Sign up here!

June 25, 2024 - Kent State University - Sign up here!

June 27, 2024 - Wright State University - Sign up here!

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high school accounting career days

Accounting Career Days

Accounting Career Days are half-day events that bring local high school students together on a college campus to learn about the accounting major and CPA careers. Local CPAs serve as speakers and share insights into the profession and explain the variety of career paths available. College accounting majors encourage students to follow their path and also share advice related to the transition from high school to college.

DATES & LOCATIONS FOR 2024

March 6, 2024 - University of Dayton - Sign up here! 

April 12, 2024 - Kent State University - Sign up here!

April 19, 2024 - Youngstown State University - Sign up here!

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