Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
This certificate is an international certificate attained by professionals who possess a wide pool of exceptional knowledge and skills in auditing and accounting. 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 1.0 CPA 104 Financial Accounting&Reporting 1.0 CPA 108 Regulation 1.0 CPA 109 Business Environment&Concepts 1.0
*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 at 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, www.nasba.org) or your chosen state board directly to know the educational and work experience requirements (Requirements may vary from one state to another)
- Fulfill state requirements
- Fill the examination application form and pay the required exam fees (Fees vary for each state)
1. Financial accounting and reporting
3. Business environment and concepts
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, business, industry, 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
- Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR): 4 months
- Regulation: 4 months
- Business Environment and Concepts (BEC): 2 months
- Auditing: 2 months
Fees CPA Program:
- Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR): LE 12,150
- Regulation: LE 12,150
- Business Environment and Concepts (BEC): LE 9,850
- Auditing: LE 9,850
- Registration Fees: LE 150
- AUC and SCE: 10 percent discount
- Group (Three or more): 5 percent discount
- Registration for two sections: 10 percent discount