Free Student Membership

Free Student Membership

You read that right. Membership is free for students. Save on exam resources, apply for scholarships, and explore the endless accounting career opportunities.  

It Pays to Become a CPA

Endless career opportunities


From a Fortune 500 corporation, to a pro sports team, or even owning your own business, you can do it with accounting.

Competitive salary



Accounting majors earn more than the average college graduate, and CPAs earn up to 15% more.

Increasing demand


Available jobs in the accounting field are expected to increase 11% by 2024, which is higher than any other profession.

Job security


This industry is recession proof. Every type of business needs an accountant, so you'll never be without.

Opportunities to get involved with OSCPA

Leadership Opportunities



ACAP-Ohio provides the opportunity for a select group of students to explore careers in accounting and business. Participants spend an all-expenses paid week on the campus of The Ohio State University's Fisher College of Business. This innovative career development program is designed specifically for high school students in underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.

Date: June 11, 2023 - June 16, 2023
Location: The Ohio State University Fisher College of Business
Cost: There is no cost for students to attend.

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CPA Camp scholarship winners

CPA Camp

The Careers in Professional Accounting Camp (CPA Camp) is an all-expenses-paid experience for students interested in exploring careers in accounting. Learn how accounting can lead you to career stability, a high salary & meaningful work! You'll even have the opportunity to earn scholarships!
To register, click on the date and location of your choice. 

2023 Events
June 20: University of Toledo
June 22: Cincinnati State Community College
June 27: Kent State University
All events will take place from 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE due to the generous support of sponsors to The Ohio CPA Foundation

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high school accounting career days

Accounting Career Days

Accounting Career Days are half-day events that bring local high school students together on a college campus to learn about the accounting major and CPA careers. Local CPAs serve as speakers and share insights into the profession and explain the variety of career paths available. College accounting majors encourage students to follow their path and also share advice related to the transition from high school to college.


University of Dayton | Mar. 22 | Sign up here!

Cleveland State University | Mar. 30 | Sign up here!

Youngstown State University | Mar. 31 | Sign up here!

Columbus State Community College | Apr. 19 | Sign up here!

Kent State University | Apr. 25 | Sign up here!

Ohio Northern University | Sept. 19 | Sign up here! 

University of Cincinnati | Oct. 10 | Sign up here! 

Cleveland State University | Nov. 8 | Sign up here!

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