Your role as an educator has a far-reaching impact on the future of the students in your classroom. The skill students acquire while studying accounting, and later while working to obtain the CPA credential, will ultimately help them navigate the world of business. Take advantage of the below resources, which are designed to help you and your students advance. Thank you for helping ensure the success of Missouri's accounting majors!
- Complimentary Educator Membership
MOCPA wants to serve as a resource to colleges and universities by offering complimentary membership to accounting educators. Not a member? Sign up today!
Stay current on profession and society news with MOCPA's ASSET magazine and niche newsletters.
- Learning Opportunities
Educators enjoy the MOCPA member discount on hundreds of live and online educational courses to help you develop and stay current on changing technical topics.
Encourage your students to earn money for college through the annual MOCPA scholarship program, offered to high school seniors and college students, with minority scholarships available.
- CPA Evolution
Learn more about this joint initiative between AICPA and NASBA about changes coming to the CPA exam in 2024, and also access the updated CPA exam blueprints.
- Career Center
Students have the opportunity to view job openings and post their résumés--at no charge--as they prepare for life after school.
- CPA Candidate Resources
Help your students navigate the process for taking the exam and earning their CPA license.
- CPA Classroom Volunteers
If you are interested in having a seasoned CPA visit your classroom, MOCPA can put you in touch with society members who have volunteered to answer student questions and provide career guidance.
- MOCPA Student Membership
Students are invited to get involved in the profession and benefit from exclusive career development resources through complimentary MOCPA membership!
- AICPA's Student Engagement Toolkit
Whether you’re planning on presenting to middle school, high school, college students, or even CPA Exam candidates, the AICPA has put together materials in this toolkit to help make your presentation a success.
- This Way to CPA
This is a place designed specifically for your students on their path to CPA. Within the site, students will find tips and tricks on how to launch their careers as well as scholarships available specifically for accounting students.
- College Accounting Programs Need to Update Curricula: AICPA-NASBA (Press Release)
There are gaps in college accounting education today, with fewer than half of all programs teaching emerging topics, such as IT governance and cybersecurity, according to a new report by the AICPA and NASBA. To read the full report, please click here.
Colleges and universities are encouraged to change their accounting programs’ CIP codes to a STEM-designated code, in order to expand the pipeline and create more diversity in the future accounting workforce. The below resources can help you learn about and prepare for this process.
- MSI & HBCU Schools (Feb. 2023)
- Accounting programs with STEM designations (Jan. 2023)
- Benefits of STEM designations (Jan. 2023)
- Process to apply for STEM designation of accounting programs (Jan. 2023)
- STEM CIP codes available or submitted to DHS for approval (Jan. 2023)
- AICPA accounting profession STEM nomination (2022)
- Sample - Florida State STEM application for Master of Accounting Program
- Sample - NC State STEM application for Master of Accounting Program
To sign up to receive complimentary MOCPA educator resources, please click here.
To learn about additional resources available to your students, please click here.
To find out about some of MOCPA's efforts to support colleges and universities, please click here.
The society works to serve as a resource for educators. For additional assistance, please contact Liz Schaetzel at (800) 264-7966 or firstname.lastname@example.org.