CPA Exam Resources
Graduates of our MS in Accounting and MBAAC programs are qualified to sit for the CPA exam in most states. Our programs are designed with particular attention to Connecticut and Massachusetts. To learn about the requirements for sitting for an exam and earning a CPA in your state choose one of the links below.
You will find general CPA Exam information at the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy site at www.nasba.org/exams/cpaexam.
Commonwealth of Massachusetts CPA Education Requirements
Students receiving an MS in Accounting from Western New England University satisfy the experience requirement for becoming a Certified Public Accountant in Massachusetts. Learn more about what an accountant does and how to become one from the Massachusetts Society of Certified Public Accountants. The Massachusetts Society of CPAs (MSCPA) has several recruitment websites. The main site is MSCPA Student site and includes information on the CPA Exam and certification process, scholarships, internships, interviews with what they identify as "cool" CPAs, an interactive forum where students can ask questions, express concerns, post events, etc. and much more. A variety of scholarship applications can be downloaded at that site.
Other State-Specific CPA Requirements
For additional state-specific certification information, please refer to the WNE Licensure and Certification Disclosures webpage.
Student memberships in the MSCPA are also available at Student Memberships. For a one-time investment of $25, students are entitled to all the benefits of MSCPA membership, including a savings of up to $250 on CPA Review courses.
Find the answers to your questions about the computer-based CPA exam at CPA Exam FAQs.