CPA Requirements

To sit for the CPA exam, you must have either:

  • 150 hours of college credits upon completing an undergraduate Bachelors of Science in Business Administration (B.S.B.A.) with an emphasis in accounting OR
  • have completed the Masters of Professional Accountancy (M.P.A.) degree.   

 

LICENSURE

IN MISSISSIPPI:

For information about licensure in Mississippi, review the Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy website (http://www.msbpa.ms.gov/Pages/License.aspx).

 

IN ANOTHER STATE:

For information about becoming licensed in another state, please see the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants website https://www.thiswaytocpa.com/