Why Join NCACPA?
We’re more than a CPE provider. When you join NCACPA, you join a community. For 100+ years, NCACPA has served members and advocated for the profession by providing unrivaled opportunities. Our values of community, professional development, and upholding a forward-thinking and diverse profession inspire the services we provide our 13,000+ members.
Top 10 Reasons to Join NCACPA
Members receive a free 50-minute ethics webcast.
Pair up with a mentor or mentee to network and grow professionally.
How Much Does Membership Cost?
The cost of membership varies by member type, which are determined by the criteria outlined below. Benefits are the same for all members.
How long is the membership term?
May 1–April 30
A person who holds a valid unrevoked certificate as a CPA issued by a board of accountancy in North Carolina, in another state, a territory of the US, or the District of Columbia.
A person employed (or self-employed) in the field of accounting and is not an active certificate holder, who meets one of the following criteria:
- Has applied for and been accepted to take the Uniform CPA Examination, or passed the Uniform CPA Examination but whose certificate is being withheld pending completion of the experience requirements.
- Is a professional staff person employed in an accounting capacity.
- Is an individual teaching accounting in an accredited NC college, university, or community college.
- A former CPA but has opted to let their certificate go inactive with the board of Accountancy in North Carolina, in another state, a territory of the US, or the District of Columbia.
- A firm or office administrator who is not an active CPA.
A student member classifies as one of the following:
- Any person who is currently enrolled in a college or university and is pursuing study in an accounting-related field, including an MBA.
- Any Associate or CPA member who returns to school for the purpose of pursing an advanced degree may elect the student member status for dues billing purposes, but shall retain entitlement to all member benefits and services.
- Student membership shall continue until the person no longer meets the qualifications for student membership or until a college graduate is employed, but no longer than one year from his/her graduation date.