Thomas Edison State University - The Office for Assessment of Professional and Workplace Learning

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The Office for Assessment of Professional and Workplace Learning

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with APR credits from the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam.

How many college credits is it worth?

The most current University review identified up to 9 credit(s) in course equivalencies at Thomas Edison State University for successfully completing the Uniform Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Exam. A student's credit eligibility is determined according to the submission of appropriate documentation as well as the documented date of successful exam completion. If you completed your exam outside the effective dates listed in the following table, check the notes below the table for any reference to an earlier University review.

The exam components have been divided into the following courses:
(TIP: Hover over each column heading for a description)

CPA Exam Credits TESU Course
Equivalent
Effective Dates For Staff Use
Auditing and Attestation (AUD) Section2ACC-59901/2011-01/2020 CPA.AUD.GR
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR or FARE) Section3ACC-60301/2011-01/2020 CPA.FAR.GR
Regulation (REG) Section2ACC-59901/2011-01/2020 CPA.REG.GR
Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) Section2ACC-60201/2011-01/2020 CPA.BEC.GR
1st set of 2 CPA Exam sections3ACC-59805/2009-12/2010 CPA.2EXAMS
2nd set of 2 CPA Exam sections3ACC-59905/2009-12/2010 CPA.2EXAMS
CPA License or all 4 CPA Exam sections3ACC-59805/2009-12/2010 CPA
CPA License or all 4 CPA Exam sections3ACC-59905/2009-12/2010 CPA

If you successfully completed your training before the effective dates listed you may still be eligible for credit based on a previous review. Please contact The Office of Professional Learning Reviews to learn more.

Note: Students may apply these APR credits at Thomas Edison State University to any part of a degree program, including the area of study, as long as they are appropriate and do not exceed the limitation of transferable credits from any one source. Degree programs related to your APR credits are listed next under “What can I study?”

What can I study? top of page


 

How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion

    Students should download and submit this cover sheet along with a notarized copy of the official Board of Accountancy letter sent to candidates upon completion of each exam section. This letter must document a passing score of 75 or above.


 

Can I transfer APR credit to another institution? top of page

If you are seeking to transfer the APR credits to another college, the decision whether or not to accept these credits in transfer rests with that college. It is the student's responsibility to ensure that the receiving institution's academic policy will allow transfer of each credit. Thomas Edison State University offers a non-degree service called Individual Learning Account that may be helpful.

If you would like to request a copy of the APR report for a particular organization or credential, please email your request to apr@tesu.edu and include the following:

  • Your name
  • Your phone number
  • Your complete mailing address
  • Name of Reviewed Organization or Credential
  • Date you completed course(s), program, or credential


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