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The Office of Professional Learning Review

Here's your roadmap to finishing your University degree faster with PLR 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
TESU Course
Effective Dates
For Staff Use
Auditing and Attestation (AUD) Section2ACC-599901/2011-01/2020 CPA.AUD.GR
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR or FARE) Section3ACC-603001/2011-01/2020 CPA.FAR.GR
Regulation (REG) Section2ACC-599901/2011-01/2020 CPA.REG.GR
Business Environment and Concepts (BEC) Section2ACC-602001/2011-01/2020 CPA.BEC.GR
1st set of 2 CPA Exam sections3ACC-598005/2009-12/2010 CPA.2EXAMS
2nd set of 2 CPA Exam sections3ACC-599905/2009-12/2010 CPA.2EXAMS
CPA License or all 4 CPA Exam sections3ACC-598005/2009-12/2010 CPA
CPA License or all 4 CPA Exam sections3ACC-599905/2009-12/2010 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 Review to learn more.

What can I study? top of page


How do I get started? top of page

  • Submit documentation of successful completion
    To request credit, students should complete this form, including the required documentation. The documentation can be uploaded directly to the honor form before submission.

    Documentation required: A copy of your official Board of Accountancy letter (sent to candidates upon completion of each exam section) along with a signed honor letter to the Office of the Registrar, Thomas Edison State University, 111 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608. This letter must document a passing score of 75 or above. CPA licenses can be verified at


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

If you are seeking to transfer the PLR 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.

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