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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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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:


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