Mississippi CPA Requirements
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How to Become a CPA in Mississippi
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CPA Exam Requirements
Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)
Minimum Degree: Baccalaureate with accounting concentration and 150 semester units
Additional Requirements: 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)
24 semester hours of upper level business courses
Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required
Minimum Age: None
Additional Requirements: Candidate must be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state, except when proctored by another jurisdiction.
Social Security Requirement: Yes
Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours (including Bachelor's Degree)
Participates in International Exam Program: No
Experience Requirements: 1 year full time, supervised work experience within 5 years of license application that is paid or volunteered. Must include the use of accounting and auditing skills, including but not limited to: issuing reports on financial statements, management advisory services, financial advisory services, consulting services, preparing tax returns, furnishing tax advice
Ethics Exam: None
|Initial Application Fees||$150|
*$Re-examination application fee varies