Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Requirements for CPAs
Continuing Professional Education (CPE)
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.
- CPE Requirements for CPAs by State
Learn about the CPE requirements for CPA 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.
On May 20, 2019, AICPA and NASBA issued proposed revisions to the Standards for public comment. The Exposure Draft as well as the NASBA Fields of Study document are available for download. An explanatory memorandum accompanies the Exposure Draft and highlights areas in which specific comments are sought. Interested parties are encouraged to review and provide comment on the Exposure Draft by August 31, 2019.