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CPE Requirements

Continuing professional education is a requirement of licensure. MSCPA is a membership association and does not oversee the licensure of CPAs or manage CPA certificate information. Licensure is a function of the Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy.

Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy

American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)

AICPA requires that CPAs have continuing education to be a member. View AICPA membership CPE requirements.

Yellow Book

Auditors engaged in GAGAS engagements must comply with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Yellow Book continuing education requirements:

At least 80 hours of acceptable CPE every two years with a minimum of 20 hours each year. At least 24 of the 80 hours should be in subjects directly related to governmental auditing, the governmental environment, or the specific or unique environment in which the audited entity operates. View the Guidance on GAGAS Requirements for CPE.