Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

This is an international certificate attained by professionals with a wide pool of exceptional knowledge and auditing and accounting skills. The CPA credential is a license that authorizes the holder to practice as a certified public accountant. It is an advanced-level curriculum requiring candidates to demonstrate accounting, finance, auditing, business environment, and regulations.

  • Code  Title CEUs
    CPA 101 Auditing 5.7
    CPA 104 Financial Accounting and Reporting 8.4
    CPA 108 Regulation 8.4
    CPA 109 Business Environment and Concepts 4.8

    *One continuing education unit equals 10 contact hours.

    The CPA program is composed of four sections:

    • Auditing and Attestation: generally accepted auditing standards and other standards related to attest engagements
    • Financial Accounting and Reporting: generally accepted accounting principles for business enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental entities
    • Federal Regulation: taxation, ethics, professional and legal responsibilities, and business law
    • Business Environment and Concepts: general business environment, business concepts, accounting implications

    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national professional organization for CPAs in the United States. Founded in 1887, AICPA provides educational guidance materials to its members and creates and grades the Uniform CPA exam.


    One of the world’s leading licensing examinations, the CPA examination serves to protect the public interest by helping to ensure that only qualified individuals become licensed as CPAs.

    CPA exam can be taken in any of the 54 jurisdictions of the United States. There are four testing windows in each calendar year during which the exam will be taken:

    • January – February
    • April – May
    • July – August
    • October - November 

    Each section may be scheduled and taken independently of any other section and in any order.

    To register for the CPA examination, you should:

    • Contact the National Board of Accountancy (NASBA) or your chosen state board directly to know the educational and work experience requirements (requirements may vary from one state to another)
    • Fulfill the state requirements
    • Fill out the examination application form and pay the required exam fees (fees vary for each state)
    1. Financial accounting and reporting
    2. Regulation
    3. Business environment and concepts
    4. Auditing

    CPAs will gain the following:

    • Become problem-solving professionals who enable people and organizations to shape their future
    • Provide a wide range of services to governments, businesses, industries, and within the field of education
    • Communicate the overall picture with clarity and objectivity
    • Translate complex information into critical knowledge
    • Anticipate and create opportunities
    • Designs pathways that transform vision into reality
  • 1. Obtaining the score for ENGG A2C on the SEPT for Arabic sections only
    2. Copy of graduation certificate
    3. Two passport photos
    4. Copy of student ID

  • Duration

    • Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR): four months
    • Regulation: four months
    • Business Environment and Concepts (BEC): two months
    • Auditing: two months


    FAR: 8.4
    Regulations: 8.4
    BEC: 4.8
    Auditing: 5.7

    CPA Program Fees

    • Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR): EGP 21,300
    • Regulation: EGP 21,300
    • Business Environment and Concepts (BEC): EGP 17,400
    • Auditing: EGP 17,400
    • Fees include books (Access code)
    • AUC and SCE: 10% discount
    • Group (three or more): 5% discount
    • Registration for two sections: 10% discount 
    • Early Registration Discount: 15% for all applied and there is no discount during the late registration period

Course Info

International Certificate
4 Months
International Certificates
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In class/Online
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