Terms of Service

Terms of Service

These terms of service are entered into by and between the individual purchasing the Program (defined below) or services (“You” or “Your”) and Becker Professional Development Corporation ("Becker"). The following terms of service ("Terms of Service"), and other policies (collectively “Becker Policies”) govern Your access to and use of this website, (the “Website”) including any content, functionality, and services offered on or through the Website, whether as a guest or a registered user.  

Termination Right

You may terminate your license or subscription at any time, however, whether you receive a refund is based on Becker’s Refund Policy set forth below.

Becker Refund Policy

Requests for a refund must be made within ten (10) business days from your date of purchase. Becker will issue the refund, minus any non-refundable fees or CPE completed course fees outlined below, within thirty days from request (or from date of printed materials return, if applicable).

*Applicable in all states except those noted here.

Program (“Program”) Specific Refund Policies:

CPA Exam Review

CMA Exam Review

CPE Subscriptions/Certificates

Refunds are only issued for the full bundle purchased and are not subject to partial refunds based on lack of utilization of bundle features, such as Live or LiveOnline instruction or tutoring.

Refunds are only issued for the full bundle purchased and are not subject to partial refunds based on lack of utilization of bundle features, such as Live or LiveOnline instruction or tutoring.

Refunds will be pro-rated based upon the number of completed courses or webcasts. Each completed course or webcast will be assessed at the existing “per course” rate and deducted from the refund amount. Per course rates are listed in the CPE Course Catalog.


All terminations and requests for refunds must be made by calling Customer Support. Business hours and contact information are available on our Contact Us page.


Refunds for programs which include printed materials

Upon notice of cancellation, if your program included printed materials (i.e. textbooks and/or flashcards), you must return all printed materials within ten (10) business days from the date of cancellation in order to receive your refund. Upon receipt of such printed materials, Becker will refund your tuition, minus any non-refundable fees outlined below, within thirty (30) days.

The shipping costs to return printed materials is your sole responsibility. All textbooks should be returned to the following address:

Attn: Becker Returns

160 Finn Ct

Farmingdale, NY 11735


For the avoidance of doubt, any content you printed or materials you downloaded related to any of Becker’s programs may not be transferred to another person or sold to another person.

Non-Refundable Items

Printed flashcards and supplemental multiple-choice questions are non-refundable ancillary products. Flex Pay installment fees and shipping fees which are summarized below are non-refundable and your refund will be less these fees.

Flex Pay Installment Fees:

  • 3-month plan: $25
  • 9-month plan: $75
  • 12-month plan: $125

Shipping Fees:

  • Standard: $30
  • Express: $45

State Specific Refund Information

Kentucky: Existence of the Kentucky Student Protection Fund. Pursuant to KRS 165A.450 All licensed schools, resident and nonresident, shall be required to contribute to a student protection fund. The fund shall be used to reimburse eligible Kentucky students, to pay off debts, including refunds to students enrolled or on leave of absence by not being enrolled for one (1) academic year or less from the school at the time of the closing, incurred due to the closing of a school, discontinuance of a program, loss of license, or loss of accreditation by a school or program.

Process for Filing a Claim Against the Kentucky Student Protection Fund

To file a claim against the Kentucky Student Protection Fund, each person filing must submit a signed and completed Form for Claims Against the Student Protection Fund, Form PE-38 and provide the requested information to the following address: Kentucky Commission on Proprietary Education, 500 Mero Street, 4th Floor, Frankfort, KY 40601

The form can be found: http://www.kcpe.ky.gov/forms/FormforClaimsAgainsttheStudentProtectionFund.pdf

Louisiana Cancellation Policy: All monies paid by an applicant will be refunded if You cancel enrollment within three business days after signing a registration form and making an initial payment.

For Programs Less Than 300 Clock Hours, the Withdrawal After Commencement of Classes Refund Policy Shall Be:

(1) After You have completed less than 15% of the course, the institution shall refund at least 80% of the tuition, less the registration fee, thereafter;

(2) After You have completed less than one fourth of the course, the institution shall refund at least 70% of the tuition, less the registration fee, thereafter;

(3) After You have completed one fourth, but less than one half of the course, the institution shall refund at least 45% of the tuition, less the registration fee, thereafter;

(4) After You have completed one half or more of the course, the institution may retain 100% of the stated course price.

Any unused portion of the book fee will be refunded.

Installment Payment Plans

Becker offers 3-, 9- or 12-month installment plans on any purchase over $500. A one time, $50, $75 or $125 non-refundable processing fee applies. All applicants are pre-approved. 

By selecting an installment plan at checkout, You agree to make all required monthly installment payments outlined during checkout via the debit or credit card You entered. Please contact Becker Student Services if You wish to update Your installment plan payment card at any time during repayment. 

Failure to make each monthly payment, whether through insufficient funds or declined payment attempts for any reason, may result in suspension or termination of Your course license or subscription. 

Savings Verification

If applying for a savings during purchase, appropriate verification may be requested and must be provided within a reasonable time frame. If not received, course access may be suspended, and full tuition may be due to resume access.

Printed Materials

Becker study packages that include printed materials include one (1) copy of these materials in the cost of the package, which you will release for shipment from the course software home page when you are ready to study each section. Additional copies of updated printed materials are available on the Website at an additional cost.

Publicity Waiver and Release Disclosure

By enrolling in this course You hereby: (1) grant to Becker Professional Education its parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, agents, licensees and designees (collectively, “Becker”), including their successors and assigns, the absolute, royalty free, irrevocable, worldwide, right and permission, with respect to any testimonial (written or oral), photographs, film, video or other images, or sound recordings taken by Becker: (a) to use, re-use, publish, re-publish, copy, modify, display and create derivative works in whole or in part, individually or in conjunction with other photographs, images, recordings or testimonials in any medium (including without limitation, in print and on the Internet) and for any purpose whatsoever, including, without limitation in advertising, marketing, publications, electronic distribution, and the Internet and for any other commercial purpose; (b) to use Your name in connection therewith if Becker so chooses; and (c) to copyright the same in the name of Becker, or any other name that Becker may choose, and (2) waive any and all rights to such photographs, film, video or other images, sound recordings, or testimonial and assigns all such rights to Becker. If You are under the age of 18, Your parent or legal guardian’s signature indicates that he/ she and You have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the terms of this disclosure.

You understand that there will be no compensation for the permitted use of any testimonial (written or oral), photographs, film, video or other images, or sound recordings taken by Becker or use of Your name.

You hereby release and discharge Becker, its successors, assigns and any designee (including any agency, client, broadcaster, periodical or other publication) from any and all claims and demands arising out of or in connection with the use of such photographs, film, video or other images, sound recordings, or testimonial, including but not limited to any claims for defamation, invasion of privacy, right of publicity, emotional distress or any similar right. Furthermore, You represent and warrant that any testimonial given is original and does not infringe upon copyright or proprietary rights of another person or entity.