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Qualifying Subject Matter - Public Accountancy

The Board requires licensees to participate in programs or methods of learning which contributes directly to the professional competence of an individual during each license period. Licensees can earn qualifying continuing education through a variety of ways, including: online courses and webinars, classroom instruction, publishing, lecturing and teaching.

The Board requires each licensee to earn four hours of professional ethics as part of the minimum of 80 hours to qualify for license renewal. This is the only subject requirement for CE. The Board accepts CE courses in technical or non-technical subject matter that enhances accounting and business competence after a person has been licensed as a certified public accountant.

Technical Subject Matter

  • Accounting (including governmental)
  • Auditing (including governmental)
  • Business Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Technology
  • Management Services
  • Regulatory Ethics
  • Specialized Knowledge
  • Statistics
  • Taxes

Non-Technical Subject Matter

  • Behavioral Ethics
  • Business Management/Organization
  • Communications/Marketing
  • Computer Software and Applications
  • Personal Development
  • Personnel/Human Resources
  • Production

Description of qualifying subject matter