All certificates expire on December 31 of each calendar year. To renew an active certificate thereafter, one must complete 120 credits in the three calendar years immediately preceding the renewal year.
At least 80 of the 120 credit requirement must be earned in fields of study that directly relate to a holder's field of business in the following Code A areas: (A) Accounting & Auditing; (B) Business Law; (C) Administrative Practice; (D) Regulatory Ethics; (E) Business Management & Organization; (F) Finance (Financial Planning); (G) Management Advisory Services; (H) Marketing; (I) Economics; (J) Specialized Knowledge & Application; (K) Statistics; (L) Taxes; or (M) Computer Science or software applications. The balance of credits may be earned in the following Code B fields of study: (A) Behavioral Ethics; (B) Communications; (C) Personal Development; (D) Personnel/Human Resources; or (E) Other fields of study may be acceptable if the licensee can demonstrate the course does not qualify under an identified field but does contribute to professional competence.
All resident and non-resident certificate holders must complete a mandatory and four-hour Board-approved ethics course within six months of the date of the initial certificate and every three year renewal period thereafter.
This 4-hour requirement can be met by taking our Wyoming Ethics course. Got to the ethics section on our home page and follow the links.
All required CPE can be acquired through self-study.
Yes. The Board accepts courses offered by sponsors who are members of NASBA's National Registry and QAS sponsor approval programs. As a member of NASBA’s Registry and QAS sponsor approval program, our courses are accepted for credit in Wyoming.
As a member of the NASBA Registry and QAS sponsor approval programs, we are required to conform to the measurement standards contained in the Statement on Standards of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) Programs developed jointly by NASBA and the AICPA. Under these Standards our credits are based upon 1 CPE credit for every 50-minutes of study time, as determined by the average test results of CPAs pre-testing the material prior to publication.
Wyoming Board of CPAs
325 West 18th St, Ste 4
Cheyenne, Wyoming 82002
Phone: (307) 777-7551
Fax: (307) 777-3796