CPA Student Memberships
UHD MPAC students who are currently enrolled have an opportunity to join the following
organization as student members. Getting involved in a CPA organization gives you
many opportunities to learn more about yourself, your goals, your passions, and your
AICPA – Association of International Certified Professional Accountants
Why should you join?
The AICPA has over 695,000 Members
The AICPA is the largest professional association for CPAs in the country, spanning many areas of practice. Joining allows you to exponentially grow your network while you’re still in school.
It's Free — and it Pays
Joining as a Student Affiliate member is completely free. Not only that, but membership includes special discounts and exclusive scholarship opportunities.
It Oversees Important Milestones in Your Journey
The AICPA is in charge of writing and scoring the CPA Exam. It sets ethical standards for the industry — and can provide specialty credentials.
AICPA Student Affiliate Members:
- Are eligible to apply for exclusive scholarship opportunities and participate in member-only programs.
- Receive up to 80% off regular prices on AICPA Certificate Programs covering emerging topics such as Data Analytics, Cyber Security, Blockchain, and many more.
- Have access to industry news and publications such as the AICPA News Update and CPA Letter Daily via email as well as the online version of the Journal of Accountancy.
- Get exclusive discounts and offers on products and services from partners like Dell, Lenovo, Hertz, FedEx, and many more.
- Get special discounts on not-to-be-missed conferences.
TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary
TXCPA Houston's Student Auxiliary provides career training, career path options and information, networking, and hiring opportunities for students in the Houston area interested in accounting. Reasons to join the Student Auxiliary community:
- Access to TXCPA Exchange, an exclusive members-only online forum for questions, knowledge sharing, and opportunities to connect with Texas CPAs
- Access to an online searchable member directory of our 28,000 members
- Scholarship opportunities with TXCPA and TXCPA Houston supporting students each year
- Member communications keep you current on critical professional issues
- Free job seeker profile on the Career Center, as well as access to internship postings
- Leadership training opportunities with chapter and state-level volunteer opportunities
- Houston Chapter in-person and virtual events to provide career information, meet professionals, and interact with students from other local universities
- Houston Chapter 20+ committees for your volunteer experience, including joint social events with Young Professionals
- Discounts on CPA Exam prep courses and business services
- Opportunity to network with accounting professionals
- Information and resources to help guide your first steps to a CPA career.
Free Membership: TXCPA and TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary membership is free for college and university students. If you have friends who are not a member, encourage them to sign-up. If you would like more information about the TXCPA Houston Student Auxiliary program, contact Membership Manager Carol Spencer, email@example.com.
ALPFA – Association of Latino Professionals for America
ALPFA currently serves more than 95,000+ professional and student members across the country – a number we plan to grow aggressively to 100,000 within the next two years. In addition to networking and professional leadership development opportunities, our members have access to 50,000 paid summer internships through hundreds of Fortune 1000 corporate partners. We aspire to be the business partner of choice for companies seeking to hire and develop Latino talent.
Students have an option of a free membership or a 1-year premium membership for a cost of $30 per year. Apply today for your ALPFA Membership.
For more information visit UHD ALPFA Student Chapter.
NABA – National Association of Black Accountants
Student membership is $35. To become a member, visit NABA Membership.
For more information visit UHD NABA Chapter.