How long does it take an engineer to become CPA?

How long does it take an engineer to become CPA? Please help me answer this question!!!!! I would appreciate it. Right now, I am freshman in college. I am planning to complete an electrical engineering. I just wonder if after I finish engineering degree, how long does it take to become a CPA ( Certified public accountant)? Thank you.

Asked By: LuckyDagron - 5/9/2010
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As one with an accounting degree who passed the CPA exam, WHY? Why an electrical degree to go into accounting? FYI the CPA exam will be very difficult to pass without taking accounting classes. Most people also take review and refresher courses to bone up for the exam. My book of questions was 3 inches thick. The... More
Answered By: I_think$ - 5/9/2010
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probably another 4 yrs of education and then when you finish prepare for the CPA exam, which is given twice a year, and if you pass the first time, find a company you can work as a more or less apprentice for two years, to become certified, sounds like another 6yrs
Answered By: tro - 5/9/2010
Why would you want to? The two are not complimentary. Getting a masters in electrical engineering would probably be a better move than trying to get a CPA.
Answered By: Max Hoopla - 5/9/2010
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