Maryland CPA CPE Requirements and Courses

Maryland CPA cpe requirementsTo maintain an active CPA license in Maryland, certified public accountants have to fulfill a CPE requirement on a biannual basis.

Here is a summary for your reference:

Maryland CPA CPE Requirements

In Maryland, CPAs need to accumulate 80 hours of continuing education every 2 years and report them at the time of license renewal.

Specific Requirements

  • At least 4 hours of ethics courses.
  • CPE credit hours (other than those on ethics) can be carried forward to the next reporting period.
  • For self-study courses, CPAs must take an exam and receive a grade in order to have those courses counted for valid CPE hours.

Further Information

You can also contact the Maryland State Board of Public Accountancy for general licensing and CPE information:

  • Address: 1100 N. Eutaw St., 5th Floor, Baltimore, MD 21202
  • Email:
  • Phone: 410-230-6258

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