Review the following pages to better understand the Practical Experience component of earning a CPA designation.
Learn about the practical experience requirements including policies, competencies, penalties for non-compliance, and the two possible routes to earn practical experience.
Candidates are required to capture all practical experience in the online Practical Experience Reporting Tool (PERT). Learn how to create a PERT profile, how PER Effective Date is calculated, and the ins and outs of using PERT.
Learn about the experience reporting differences between Pre-Approved Program and Experience Verification routes.
Learn about when and how to submit practical experience for Experience Assessments.