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Missouri CPA Requirements

See what you need to become a CPA in Missouri. Download your FREE Missouri CPA Requirements Guide to learn everything you need to become a CPA in MO!

How to Become a CPA in Missouri

Curious how to become a CPA in Missouri? You’re in the right spot. Welcome to your one-stop-shop for CPA Requirements in Missouri. Navigate through the tabs below for a comprehensive overview of your state’s specific CPA requirements, including: education and residency requirements, licensure details, who to contact, and how much the exam costs.

150

Semester Units

2,000

Hours of Experience

$1,050

in Application Fees

Yes

Residency or Citizenship
Requirements

One

Mandatory State Ethics Exam

Yes

Participates​ in International
Exam Program

Getting your Missouri CPA

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CPA Exam Requirements

Education Requirements

Credit Requirements: 150 semester units (225 quarter units)

Minimum Degree: None

Additional Requirements: Students can now sit for the CPA Exam after completing 120 semester hours of general college education to include 24 semester hours in accounting and 24 semester hours in general business.


Residency Requirements

Citizenship: U.S. Citizenship is not required

Minimum Age: 21

Additional Requirements: Candidate must be a resident, employee, or keep office(s) in the state

State License Requirements

Social Security Requirement: Yes

Educational Requirement: 150 Semester hours including Bachelor’s Degree

Participates in International Exam Program: Yes

Experience Requirements: 1 year accounting experience in industry, government, academia or public practice. To sign reports or supervise attest services, the CPA will need 1 additional year of experience in attest work

Ethics Exam: Complete written exam in professional ethics acceptable to the Missouri Board

State Board Contacts

Missouri State Board of Accountancy
PO Box 613
Jefferson City, MO 65102-0613

Email: cpaes-mo@nasba.orgmosba@pr.mo.gov
Phone: 573-751-0012
Fax: 573-751-0890

CPA Fees

Initial Application Fees $150
AUD $224.99
BEC $224.99
FAR $224.99
REG $224.99
Total $1049.96

   *$225 re-examination application fee

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