For Aspiring CPAs

Your career starts here.

CPA candidates and accounting students, here’s what you need to know about how to become a CPA.

Legislative Advocacy

COCPA is for you.

If you’re an aspiring CPA in Colorado, you’re in the right place to learn more about launching your career and plugging into our robust professional community. Get help preparing for the CPA exam, find professional resources, and search employment opportunities.

student member benefits

What’s available for you at COCPA

Here’s what you can enjoy – starting today – as a COCPA member.

  • Scholarships: Help fund your education.
  • Student Interview Days: Connect with employers.
  • CPA Exam review discounts: Save on exam review courses.
  • Virtual Mock CPA Exam: Boost your testing skills and confidence.
  • Networking events: Meet other students and accounting professionals. 
  • Event registration discounts: Save on events designed just for you.
  • Members-only print and digital publications: Stay on top of professional and industry news.
  • Career Center: Find job and internship opportunities.
  • "How to Become a CPA in ColoradoGuide: Navigate exam requirements and the licensure process.
  • COCPA Connect: Find answers, ask questions, and share knowledge. 
  • Assistance with specific Colorado licensure questions: Get help with next steps.

Take the next step.

The cost is only $24/year for Student membership and $276/year ($23/month) for Associate membership (for post-grads pursuing their license).

Diana Keener


To learn more about the resources available to aspiring CPAs, contact Abbey Aguirre, Student, Faculty, and Young Professionals Engagement Representative: | 303-741-8623.