Student Memberships in Professional Accounting Organizations

Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants

Any student enrolled full-time in an accredited college or university and is majoring in accounting (or a related field) or any accounting major enrolled in a graduate program may seek to become a Student Affiliate of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).

Learn more about the member benefits.

Pennsylvania Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals

To be eligible for student membership in the Pennsylvania Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals (PSTAP), an applicant must be a full time student pursuing a course of study in accounting, business administration, or related subjects in a college, university, or business school. A full time student is a person who is enrolled for the number of hours or courses the school considers full time attendance. A person is not a full time student if attending school only at night.

New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants

Join the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants (NJCPA) as an undergraduate or postgraduate student member. As a member of the NJCPA, you will be one step ahead of your peers and have access to incredible resources that give you a competitive advantage.

We recommend that our accounting students browse through the websites for the organizations listed below. They contain valuable contain career and certification information for accounting students and professionals.

Association of International Certified Professional Accountants

Students may join the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA) as a Student Affiliate or as a CPA Candidate (someone who is in the workforce but has not yet passed the CPA Exam).

Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

The Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) is a global organization with more than 40,000 members in 125 countries dedicated to reducing the impact of fraud.  It is the leading resource for anti-fraud training and educational products, providing practical solutions to professionals engaged in the prevention, detection and investigation of corporate fraud.

National Society of Accountants

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