CPE Requirements

CPA CPE Requirements 


Continuing Professional Education

  CPE is required for CPAs to maintain their professional competence and provide quality professional services. CPAs are responsible for complying with all applicable CPE requirements, rules and regulations of state boards of accountancy, as well as those of membership associations and other professional organizations.

  • CPE Requirements for AICPA members
    Answers to the most commonly asked questions on policies for the CPE membership requirement.
    Learn about the CPE requirements for licensure renewal in your state.

  • Earn CPE from the AICPA
    Choose from thousands of hours of CPE ranging from foundational to expert, covering hundreds of topics, and delivered via webcast, live events, on-demand self-study, and more. Our high-quality CPE helps you maintain your professional competency to provide quality professional services.

  • Statement on Standards for CPE Programs (Standards)
    The Standards are published jointly by the AICPA and NASBA to provide a framework for the development, presentation, measurement and reporting of CPE programs.

  • Proposed Revisions to Statement on Standards for Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs
    NASBA and the AICPA have re-issued their Exposure Draft on the proposed revisions to the Standards for public comment. Interested parties are encouraged to download and review the CPE Standards Exposure Draft, Executive Summary and Fields of Study Description and submit comments to Jessica Luttrull, NASBA or Clar Rosso, AICPA. Public comments will be accepted through April 30, 2016.   

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