Does anybody know if the accounting courses offered by New York
University (NYU) division of continuing education are acceptable for
sitting for the CPA exam?
(Please, "contact the school" or some other lame response is not the
answer I'm looking for. If you don't know the answer please move on to
the next topic. Thank you!)
Continuing education clasesses are generally not classes that will lead to a
degree. Generally credit hours are what count.
The specific educational requirements are listed on the above website, or,
contact the testing agency
Please contact the State Board that administers the exam.
Paul Thomas, CPA
Is it really necessary to post an answer if you don't know the answer?
Does anybody.... actually FRICKING KNOW if NYU accounting classes in
the school of continuing education are acceptable to the New York
I am looking for a YES or a NO response from somebody who actually
For example, The answer to "Does UCLA continuing education
("Extension") classes meet the education requirements?"
THE ANSWER IS "YES"!!!!!!!!!!!!!
I knew Deja News was a waste of time.
Paul Thomas, CPA wrote:
You're the one displaying trollish (or at least childish) behavior.
Until someone with first-hand knowledge pipes up in this thread, here's
what I have found out:
"[A]n accounting program registered by the Department as
It doesn't say just courses from an accredited university (as the
California qualifications do), but rather be enrolled/participating in
an accounting program. To me, CA would allow the UCLA continuing ed
courses because they are being offered by an accredited university,
whereis NY would not allow them, unless they were taken as part of an
The list of accredited schools in NY schools can be followed from that
same page, and this is what turns up for NYU:
Their BS, MS, MBA and MPA programs qualify for the CPA exam. The
"Accounting and Federal Taxation" "advanced certificate" program, for
instance, though, does not. (Neither do any of the other
accounting-related "adv crt"s). I do not KNOW (so feel free to call me a
troll) whether advanced certificates are the same as continuing
education classes, in NYU parlance. My assumption would be that no, they
In general, continuing ed classes are not for-credit, and are not part
of degree-awarding programs. Given that, it's unlikely that in New York
State, the continuing ed classes would qualify for you to sit for the
exam in New York State. They might, though, qualify for you to sit in
As Paul originally said, you should probably just call the licensing
board of the state you want to be licensed in. They can give you a
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