Mississippi CPA Exam Requirements

28 May 2015

CPA Exam Requirements

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Mississippi CPA Exam Requirements

Age Requirement: None

Citizenship Requirement: No

Residency Requirement: Yes

Social Security Number Requirement: Yes

Mississippi CPA Exam Education Requirements

Education Requirement for Licensure: 150 hours (including B.A.)

Participates in International Examination Program: No

Hours in accounting: 24 semester hours or equivalent quarter hours in upper level or graduate level accounting (3 hours each must be in financial accounting, auditing, taxation, management/cost accounting and government/not-for-profit accounting)

Exam sitting requirements: 150 hours (must complete education requirement prior to sitting for exam)

Experience requirements: 1 year general experience of accounting and auditing skills, excluding academia.

Ethics exam: No ethics exam

Mississippi CPA Exam Fees

The cost to take all four sections of the CPA exam in Mississippi is $743 plus the initial $150 application fee.  The re-examination registration fee varies depending on the number of sections you are signing up for.

Auditing and Attestation (AUD) $195.35

Business Environment and Concepts (BEC)          $176.25

Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR)             $195.35

Regulation (REG)              $176.25

Application Fee:               $150

**Important Note: You should not apply and pay for exam sections that will not be taken within six months because your Notice to Schedule (NTS) in Mississippi expires 6 months after issuance.

Mississippi Society of CPAs

Jack Coppenbarger

Phone Number: 601-856-4244

Fax Number: 601-856-8255

In State Toll Free800-772-1099

Address: 306 Southampton Row, The Commons, Highland Colony Parkway, Ridgeland, MS 39157

Email: jcoppenbargen@ms-cpa.org or mail@ms-cpa.org

Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy

Phone Number: 601-354-7320

Fax Number: 601-354-7290

Address: 5 Old River Place, Suite 104, Jackson, MS 39202-3449

Email: executivedirector@msbpa.state.ms.us

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