CPA Exam Preparation

The University of Missouri currently partners with Becker CPA review to prepare students to successfully pass the CPA exam.  Our partnership has a long and strong history based on pass rates included below.

Becker CPA Review offers a CPA review course using a multimedia format that combines videos, reading, and practice problems prepared by national Becker CPA Review instructors. Mizzou faculty member Kristen Hockman serves as the liaison and assists students in signing up for Becker as well as registering for the CPA exam. 

For more information about the Becker CPA Review course, visit www.beckercpa.com

School of Accountancy graduates work nationally and globally.  The requirements for certification as a CPA differ by state and should be verified by visiting www.nasba.org for more information.

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Federal regulations require the School of Accountancy to disclose whether its degree programs meet U.S. states’ educational requirements for licensure [34 CFR 668.43 (a)(5)(v)].

The University of Missouri Office of eLearning’s State Authorization office maintains information by jurisdiction for students and prospective students on the respective institutions’ state authorization web pages.

The School of Accountancy has made the following determinations as to whether the program curriculum meets the educational requirements for licensure or certification in states outside of Missouri.

The integrated 150-hour program (BSAcc/MAcc) meets the educational requirements of all 55 Certified Public Accountant jurisdictions, with variations in specific jurisdictional requirements noted below:

  • The following jurisdictions require specific additional accounting coursework to be completed:  California, Colorado, Maine, Mississippi, New York, Texas, and West Virginia.
  • To be meet the requirements in Arkansas, a student must meet the required minimum academic performance requirements.

The In-Seat Master of Accountancy program will meet the educational requirements of all 55 Certified Public Accountant jurisdictions, with variations in specific jurisdictional requirements, dependent on a student’s undergraduate curriculum and academic performance.  A student should review the educational requirements of their jurisdiction to verify sufficient undergraduate coursework.  Specific jurisdictional requirements are noted below:

  • The following jurisdictions require specific additional accounting coursework to be completed:  California, Colorado, Maine, Mississippi, New York, Texas, and West Virginia.
  • To be meet the requirements in Arkansas, a student must meet the required minimum academic performance requirements.

The Online Master of Accountancy program will meet the educational requirements of all 55 Certified Public Accountant jurisdictions, with variations in specific jurisdictional requirements, dependent on a student’s undergraduate curriculum and academic performance.  A student should review the educational requirements of their jurisdiction to verify sufficient undergraduate coursework.  Specific jurisdictional requirements are noted below:

  • The following jurisdictions require specific additional accounting coursework to be completed that may not be offered to distance students through the Online Master of Accountancy program:  California, Colorado, Maine, Mississippi, New York, Texas, and West Virginia.
  • To be meet the requirements in Arkansas, a student must meet the required minimum academic performance requirements.

Current and potential students are encouraged to determine the requirements for any jurisdiction in which they intend to seek admission by contacting the state licensing board.