Mississippi CPA Exam Requirements

Fresh food, beautiful outdoors, and Southern hospitality await you in the Magnolia state! View the exam-sitting requirements, licensure requirements, and contact information for the Mississippi State Board of Accountancy below.

CPA Exam Requirements

Check if you meet the requirements to sit for the exam.

Age: No Age Requirement
Education: Bachelor's degree with 150 hours is required to sit for the exam 24 semester hours in upper-level account courses
Citizenship: Citizenship is not required.
Residency: Residency is required.

Additional Education Requirements

CPA Licensure Requirements

Here’s what you need to become licensed in the state of Mississippi.

Education: Bachelor's Degree of 150 semester hours is required.
Experience: 1 year general experience of accounting and auditing skills, excluding academia.
Ethics: AICPA Ethics examination not required.

State Board Contacts

Get in touch with your local State Board of Accountancy.

Mississippi State Board of Public Accountancy
5 Old River Place, Suite 104
Jackson, MS
State Board Website


Initial Application Fee $150.00
AUD $193.45
BEC $173.60
FAR $193.45
REG $173.60
Total $884.10

Schedule Your Exam

View local Prometric testing centers and schedule your exam.

To receive your CPA license additional requirements may be necessary. As fees and rules may change, we recommend contacting your State Board of Accountancy for more information.

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