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Research two career paths you might consider as a profession within the accounting industry. Describe the education, professional development, license or certification, and experience requirements for the chosen path. Why would this be a suitable or unsuitable pursuit for your future?

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Research two career paths you might consider as a profession within the accounting industry. Describe the education, professional development, license or certification, and experience requirements for the chosen path. Why would this be a suitable or unsuitable pursuit for your future?

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Career path #1:

Career: CMA or CPA
Education: For a CPA, a minimum of 150 hours in most states to take the CPA exam, plus sufficient qualifying experience. For a CMA, a minimum of a bachelor's degree with qualifying minimum experience, based on the level of experience itself (shorter times if in a management position, longer qualifying years if in a non-management accounting position).

Professional Development: For CPA's, it varies by state but averages 60-80 CE hours per calendar ...

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Research two career paths you might consider as a profession within the accounting industry. Describe the education, professional development, license or certification, and experience requirements for the chosen path. Why would this be a suitable or unsuitable pursuit for your future?

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