Mississippi CPA Requirements

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How to Become a CPA in Mississippi

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Getting your Mississippi CPA

CPA Exam Requirements


Education 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


Residency Requirements

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.