CITP Eligibility Requirements 


The Certified Information Technology Professional (CITP) Credential is exclusively granted by the
AICPA to qualified CPAs. To qualify, new CITP applicants must:
  • Be a member of the AICPA in good standing
  • Hold a valid and unrevoked CPA license or certificate issued by a legally constituted state authority
  • Pass the CITP Exam
  • Upon successfully passing the CITP Examination, complete the CITP Credential Application.
  • Applicants must attest to meeting the minimum Business Experience and Education requirements and pay the appropriate credential fee

Business Experience Requirement

A CITP candidate must have a minimum of 1,000 hours of business experience in information management and technology assurance within the 5-year period preceding the date of the CITP application. Refer to the CITP Application Kit for examples of business experience.

Education Requirement

  • A CITP candidate must have 75 hours of information management and technology assurance continuing professional development (CPD). All hours must have been obtained within the 5-year period preceding the date of the CITP application. Find out more about CPD Requirements of AICPA and NASBA
  • Sign a Declaration of Intent to comply with the requirements of CITP Recertification.
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