State & Territory Requirements

 

Mississippi

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last updated 10/17/2014

Requirements


Age Requirement: None
Citizenship Requirement: No
Residency Requirement: Yes
Social Security Number Requirement: Yes
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

The Es of becoming a CPA


When it comes to licensure requirements, don't forget your Es: education, experience, examination and—depending on your state—ethics. Here's the lowdown on licensure to become a CPA.

The Es of becoming a CPA

state society

Mississippi Society of CPAs

Karen Moody

601-856-4244

306 Southampton Row

The Commons, Highland Colony Parkway

Ridgeland, MS

39157


Email:

kmoody@ms-cpa.org

 

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state board

Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy

601-354-7320

5 Old River Place

Suite 104

Jackson, MS

39202-3449

Application for CPA examination

 
 

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