Mississippi Building Contractor License (NASCLA ACCREDITED)

Pursuing a career in the construction field? Study at home for your Mississippi Building Contractor License ( NASCLA ACCREDITED) with our fully online, easy to take, and self-paced course.

Mississippi Building Contractor License
Steps to Success

1. Obtain pre-approval from the State to exam.
2. Purchase Exam Prep and Books.
3. Schedule and pass your State Exams.
4. Submit your application, licensing fee, and proof of insurance to the State.

Exam Review Option Includes
Study Tips
Instructor Support
Highlighting Guides
Practice Exams
Math and Plans
Licensing Information
iOS/Android Tablet and Smartphone Compatible
1 Year of Access

Course Fee: $199.99

About This License

A licensed building contractor in Mississippi can perform general aspects of construction on any commercial, residential or industrial structure.

EXPERT INSTRUCTORS

Our training is written by Subject Matter Experts and built by Instructional Designers.

No Pass, No Pay

If you are not able to pass your exam on the SECOND attempt, we will refund your course fee. Conditions do apply.

Flexible & Self Paced

Simply login and out as needed. We track your progress.

Mobile Compatible

Our training is built on HTML5 - so you can take it with on your tablet or smartphone.

Lowest Price

We will beat ANY price by 10% for a similar program.

Requirements to Obtaining your License

A Building Construction License is required in Mississippi for commercial projects that exceed over $100,000 and public works projects that are over $50,000 in value.

  • As of 11-1-2016, pre-approval from NASCLA is required to sit for the examination. This is done by submitting a completed application.
  • Required to sit for two exams, business and law and the trade.
  • Applicants are required to submit a CPA reviewed financial statement. This statement must document a net worth of at least $50,000.

Exam Review, Training, Education

We offer review for the Mississippi NASCLA Exam through a home study/ online course format. The fee for the online class is $199. The program takes you through each one of the reference books that the exam is based on showing you exactly what to highlight. After your highlighting is completed with each book, you have the option take an online practice test to reinforce concepts presented. Also, there is an extensive math and plans analysis portion. The program narrated and animated. For more information, or to order, contact our office at 1-800-952-0910.

Books and References for the Exam

The following references are permitted to be taken into the examination. These references may be tabbed (with a permanent index tab) and highlighted. They are available for purchase from our online contractor’s bookstore or by calling our office at 1-800-952-0910.

  • 2012 International Building Code
  • ANSI Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • Carpentry and Building Construction
  • Construction Jobsite Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Contractors Guide to Business and Project Management
  • Contractor's Guide to Quality Concrete Construction
  • Erector's Manual, Erection of Precast Concrete
  • Green Building Fundamentals
  • Guide to Handling, Installing, and Bracing Wood Trusses
  • Gypsum Construction Handbook
  • Handling and Erection of Steel Joist and Joist Girders
  • Manual of Construction with Steel Deck
  • Modern Masonry
  • OSHA Part 1926
  • Pipe and Excavation Contracting
  • Placing Reinforcing Bars
  • Principles and Practices of Commercial Construction
  • Roofing Construction and Estimating
  • Training and Certification for Unbonded Post-Tensioning
  • ACI 318-11 or ACI 318-14

Exam Details

  • The testing company is PSI (1-800-733-9267)
  • 115 questions and an 5.5-hour time limit
  • 81% is required to pass the exam
  • The exam fee is $106.
  • Topics on the exam include sitework, footings, and foundation; concrete and concrete reinforcement; masonry; carpentry; roofing; associated trades and drywall; general code, plan reading and estimating; OSHA safety; and licensing.

Continuing Education

There are no requirements for continuing education as of this time.

Applying to Get Your License

An application for licensure can be obtained from the Mississippi State Board of Contractors by calling 1-800-880-6161. The licensing and application fee is $200.00.

Reciprocity Agreement

This license has reciprocity with Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Louisiana, Nevada, North Carolina, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, and West Virginia. However, you must have held the same classification of license in these states for at least three years to qualify for reciprocity.
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