Minnesota State Board of Accountancy
85 East 7th Place, Suite 125
St. Paul, Minnesota 55101
Phone: (651) 296-7938
Fax: (651) 282-2644
All self-study CPE must be taken from sponsors listed on the NASBA registry. Professional Education Services, LP (PES) is registered with NASBA (#103592) on the National Registry of CPE sponsors and has issued credits in the state of Minnesota without any problems.
Credits granted for PES courses are based on the AICPA and NASBA (National Association of State Boards of Accountancy) statement of standards which grant 1 CPE credit for every 50-minutes of study time. Minnesota recognizes the same credit measurement.
As of January 2018 the MN rules reference the NASBA Statement on CPE Standards including the NASBA Fields of Study. The rules require a minimum of 60 hours be obtained in technical activities as defined in the NASBA Fields of Study. The following fields of study are defined as technical: Accounting, Accounting: Governmental, Auditing, Auditing; Governmental, Business Law, Economics, Finance, Information Technology, Management Services, Regulatory Ethics, Specialized Knowledge, Statistics, and Taxes.
NASBA FIELD OF STUDY SYNOPSIS: All of the current NASBA fields of study noted on PES certificates of completion are recognized and can be reported for CPE in Minnesota.
If you have any questions regarding your CPE requirements, please call PES at 1-800-990-2731 or your State board. PLEASE NOTE: Since state board regulations are constantly changing, the information contained here is deemed reliable however it is not guaranteed. We encourage you to contact your state board to answer any questions and confirm or clarify any requirements listed here. Information updated 6/16/2020.