Accounting: Links & Resources
There are many resources that can help you on your pathway to success to a career in accounting.
CPA Exam Information
The official website for the Uniform CPA Examination, complete with general information, a tutorial and sample test, and an explanation of the format for the CPA Exam: http://www.cpa-exam.org
Frequently Asked Questions from the Missouri State Board of Accountancy: http://pr.mo.gov/accountancy-faq.asp
If you would like to take a review course to prepare for the CPA Exam, there are several private companies that offer such courses:
CPA Exam Tips
The Department of Accounting has held a longstanding tradition of preparing our students to succeed in the professional world. The Cook School has developed an accounting program that helps students meet their full potential. As such, we have seen multiple students receive recognition and honors regarding their CPA examination.
Chris Tkach, Master of Accounting 2010
Chris Tkach, a recent Cook School master’s program alumnus, was presented the prestigious 2010 Elijah Watt Sells Award from the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. The award recognizes the top 10 individuals with the highest cumulative scores on all four sections of the computerized Uniform CPA Examination.
Alexandra Kersting, B.S.B.A. Concentration in Accounting 2011
Alexandra Kersting, Cook School undergraduate student, was recognized by the Missouri Society of CPAs for her performance in passing all sections on the CPA on her first attempt.
Steve Shin, Master of Accounting 2013
Steve Shin, Cook School master’s program student, was recognized by the Missouri Society of CPAs for his performance in passing all sections on the CPA on his first attempt.
Meet The Firms Night
Each year the Department of Accounting hosts our annual Meet the Firms Night. This event gives students the opportunity to network with potential employers, as well as to hear presentations from practicing professionals in numerous disciplines of accounting. The event gives students an excellent opportunity to meet representatives from businesses in public accounting, private industry, and not-for profit sectors, as well as to hear from presenters what it is like to work in each of these industries. To review the businesses and speakers who attend this event, please see: