The Accounting Hall of Fame
Though not, perhaps, as widely known as it should be, Ohio State University's Accounting Hall of Fame was inaugurated in 1950 "for the purpose of honoring accountants who have made or are making significant contributions to the advancement of accounting since the beginning of the twentieth century." The site includes photographs and bios of all the inductees, including the original Arthur Andersen, and Civil War hero and founder of the first accounting program at New York University, Charles Ezra Sprague.AICPA
The AICPA's site can sometimes be a little intimidating, but right on the homepage are sections for Students (resources and information on joining the profession and Educators ("programs and services for curriculum enhancement" , as well as a section on the CPA Exam. For continuing education, check out the Institute's portal,

Becker CPA Exam Review
Detailed info covering the well-known live-instruction CPA review course, which is also offered on DVD. Information for students about the exam and careers in accounting. No CPE offered.

Best CPE
Product info for low-cost online CPE courses from Hardwick Publications.

Bisk Education
Bisk offers a wide range of CPE courses, both online and on CD-ROM, videotape, audiotapes and books. They've also been doing CPA Exam review since 1971 (they guarantee you'll pass on your next sitting , and offer online degree programs from regionally accredited universities.

Bureau of National Affairs
This comprehensive site offers a wealth of information for accountants, from a daily news feed to detailed information on its popular software and other products. Surfers are eligible for free trials of many new products. An extensive customer service database, with phone numbers and online forms is also available to subscribers.

California CPA Education Foundation
This site offers online and offline CPE courses, as well as online registration and value packages.

CCH Inc.
A leader in accounting and legal publishing, CCH offers an extensive array of books, CPE courses, software, and online products. In addition to product info, check out the site's current tax news (for free! . Worth a visit.)
This search engine for training courses, seminars and workshops lists more than 150 offerings related to accounting.
Among all the other things on the AICPA's portal, you can find their vast catalog of CPE courses (online and otherwise , as well as webcasts of seminars, forums and courses. Click on "CPE" on the home page.)

Product and company info from this high-quality vendor of CD-ROM, multimedia, CPE courses. If you have the shockwave plugin for your browser you can view some very informative demonstrations. is the brainchild of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy, which decided there had to be a better way to inform CPAs, CFPs, attorneys and NASD registered reps about the availability of board-approved continuing professional education. The site is fully searchable and can help visitors pinpoint CPE courses quickly and easily. A great resource.

Deliberately simple home page for low-cost online CPE provider. Contains course listings, prices, descriptions, and a way to request transcripts online.

EMind offers online professional education for individuals, and training solutions for firms. Check out their accounting hub for a course catalog, demos and ordering

Financial Education Resources
FER provides "live, lively and low-cost" ethics and accounting & auditing CPE for CPAs, as well as online education and in-house company seminars.

Owned and operated by CPAs, FunCPE aims to provide low-cost, self-study CPE online, with a little humor thrown in "at no extra charge." We can't vouch for the quality of the humor, but at least no fee is due until after you pass the exam.

Gleim CPE
A household name in CPA exam review, Gleim offers books and online review courses, as well as accounting CPE and aviation classes. No, it's not a typo. Aviation classes. Check it out if you don't believe us.

JN Productions CPE Courses
JN's self-study CPE courses for busy CPAs come in CD-ROM, video and text-based versions. Now offering online testing for quicker results.

K2 Enterprises
The brainchild of industry favorites Val Steed, Carlton Collins, Will Fleenor, and Randy Johnston, K2 Enterprises is a leading provider of professional training courses for CPA firms. Check out their seminars, conferences and in-house tech training here.

Matthew Bender & Co. Inc.
Product info and news from this legal publisher (part of LexisNexis of hundreds of print titles and many CD-ROM libraries. Subscribers can access their subscriptions, as well.

McGraw Hill Accounting SuperSite
Includes an e-bookstore where you can buy electronic versions of this publisher's myriad offerings, as well as a catalog of their accounting course materials.

Micromash is a leading provider of computer-based CPE and CPA exam review materials. This site contains plenty of CPE product info and some special offers

National Regulatory Services
NRS, a registration and compliance consulting firm, offers investment advisors, broker/dealers and the like online seminars, regular conferences and software tools.

Site offers CPE software and online courses in accounting, ethics and taxation, and occassional promotions.

Practitioners Publishing Co. (PPC)
This resource-rich site has frequently updated tax, A&A and financial planning news and views, as well as demos and tours of PPC's accounting software, CPE, and a guide to their many publications.

Research Institute of America
The News section here is worth the trip, with coverage of tax news from the international level right on down. You'll also find info on RIA's tax research, estate planning and benefits products here.

Surgent McCoy CPE
Surgent McCoy provides CPE specializing in tax and financial management. They offer live and in-house seminars and self-study courses for sale in both textbook and CD-ROM format.

University of Phoenix
A leader in long-distance and online education, UPhoenix offers professional education in accounting, financial planning and technology (as well as a host of other subjects .

John Wiley & Sons
Wiley's site covers a vast array of non-accounting subjects, but is easily searchable, so you shouldn't have a problem finding their slew of well-regarded CPA exam review materials, as well as their CPE offerings.

Wise Guides
This site offers a pretty irresistible try-before-you-buy CPE deal: Take all the courses you want for free, and only pay when you ask Wise Guides to certify the CPE credit They also have CPA, CFM, CMA and EA exam review materials.

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