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Future CPAs + Students

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Your career starts here

Whether you’re already on the path to become a CPA or just exploring your options, this page is for you. Yes, becoming a CPA is challenging, but the rewards are huge. From networking events to scholarships — MTCPA has all the resources you need to get started. And if you can't find what you're looking for, give us a call.

Student Membership

You can join MTCPA for free as a sophomore. Student members have access to all our communications, special pricing at annual meeting, discounts on CPA Exam review materials, special e-tools designed just for students plus scholarship preference.

What it takes to be a CPA

Okay, need a little more info on what it exactly takes to be a CPA? Check out details on colleges with accounting programs and earning the CPA designation.


Generously funded through contributions from members, each year MTCPA awards $1000s in scholarships to accounting majors at Montana universities. But you have to qualify to apply — find out if you do.

Student Resources

MTCPA provides our community of future CPAs with the resources needed to excel and perform at the highest levels.