State CPA CPE Licensing Requirements

Mississippi CPA CPE

Please note: The CPE Information provided in this section relates to CPAs only.
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Accepted: Yes, courses must be QAS approved, and MasterCPE is a QAS approved sponsor (#112530).
Renewal Date: 1/1 annually
Reporting Period: 7/1 to 6/30 annually
Required Hours: 40 hours
Ethics Required: 4 hours each triennial reporting period: 3 hours must be earned in a Board approved Ethics, Professional Conduct, Public Accountancy Law and Regulations course(s) every three compliance and reporting periods. A minimum of one CPE credit hour every triennial period must be in Mississippi Public Accountancy Law and Regulations. No carry-over may be used for this requirement.
Subject Rqmts: None
Credit Limits:
  • Authorship is based on submission of the published document and a request for the number of credits.
  • Instructor credits are limited to 2x course hours per presentation hour and no repetitions are allowed.
  • Academic Credit: Each semester hour equals 15 CPE; each quarter hour equals 10 CPE; noncredit classes equal 1 CPE for each hour class attendance.
Other Policies: Self study programs must be approved by NASBA's Quality Assurance Service (QAS).
Contact Info: Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy
5 Old River Place
Suite 104
Jackson, MS 39202-3449
Phone: 601-354-7320
Fax: 601-354-7290
Web address:

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