Q. Do I need to be a member of the Information Management and Technology Assurance Section in order to apply to become a CITP credential holder?
No. You need to be an AICPA member in good standing and meet the unrevoked CPA certificate requirement. CITP credential holders receive complimentary Information Management and Technology Assurance Section membership.
Q. Does the AICPA audit CITP applications?
Yes. A percentage of approved applications are selected for random audit. Any misrepresentations or incorrect information may result in disciplinary action, including suspension or revocation of CITP eligibility and/or credential.
Q. Do I have to take an examination to qualify for the CITP credential?
Yes. To earn the CITP credential, a candidate must pass the CITP Examination. More information about the exam can be found on the CITP Exam page.
Q. I am a member in industry, does my experience in industry count towards the business experience requirement?
Yes. The CITP is a broad-based credential available to CPAs with a wide range of Information Management skills and experience. It is open to all members in public practice, consulting, industry, government and education. Members may earn points for business experience in a variety of ways – by performing technology or technology-enabled services for clients or within their own firms or organizations, or by teaching technology-related courses at accredited universities.