Bloomberg Tax
Jan. 6, 2023, 8:33 PM

California Program Offers Black Students Path to Accounting

Nicola M. White
Nicola M. White

Black students in California can prepare for and take the certified public accountant or certified management accountant exam for free under a pilot program that aims to help diversify the accounting profession.

The program, spearheaded by six major accounting groups, also aims to entice Black professionals who already have accounting degrees or MBAs to teach accounting to the next generation of accountants.

The six organizations—the Institute of Management Accountants, the American Accounting Association, the California Society of CPAs, the Center for Audit Quality, ...