Geoff Chapman, EMEA head of communications, Thomson Prometric
The three final exams are given at Thomson Prometric
Centers and administered by the National Association of Securities Dealers.
A joint task force of the AICPA, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and Thomson Prometric
The computer-based Uniform CPA Exam (CB4) is a vast and cutting-edge undertaking on the part of state boards of accountancy, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (c), the AICPA and Thomson Prometric
. Overall, the CBT has been a success.
The summary, which is handy and time-saving, addresses applying to take the examination, state fees and educational requirements, "testing windows" when the exam is offered, and locations and contact information for the Thomson Prometric
testing centers in each state.
Alison Indrisano is senior vice president of global operations at Thomson Prometric
5, thanks to joint efforts by the AICPA, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy and Thomson Prometric
. The computer-based exam is more closely aligned with the real-world requirements of entry-level CPAs, explained AICPA Vice President of Professional Standards and Services Arleen Thomas.
Pearson VUE and Thomson Prometric
testing services administer exams qualifying Adobe Certified Experts for the program.
The decision was made in 2003 to transition the computer-based testing services contract from the current vendor (Thomson Prometric
) to a new vendor (Pearson VUE).
Besides NETg, the unit includes Thomson Course Technology (Boston, MA), Thomson Delmar Learning (Clifton Park, NY), Thomson Gale, (Detroit, MI) Thomson Prometric
(Baltimore, MD), Thomson South-Western (Mason, OH) and Thomson Wadsworth (Belmont, CA).
The computer-based test (CBT) took more than five years to create and was a collaboration of volunteers and the professional staffs of the AICPA, the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA), Thomson Prometric
and individual state boards of accountancy.
's advanced testing technology significantly reduces the time and costs associated with test development, delivery, scoring, and administration.