Education: Starting January 01, 2014, California state accountancy board will have new education requirements 150 credit hours = bachelor degree + 24 business related credits + 24 accounting related credits.
Experience: 2 years of accounting experience under the supervision of a CPA
Examination: Pass all four sections of the Uniform CPA examination.
Ethics: Take an approved ethics class
I have met the education and work experience requirement. I just have to take and pass the CPA examination, plus take the ethics class.