Being a CPA is being more than just an accountant, all CPAs are accountants but not all accountants are CPAs. being a CPA means being more than just an accountant and it is reflected in the highest standards expected in a candiadate to be a CPA. According to the CPA Examination Mission Statement, the purpose of the Exam is "To admit individuals into the accounting profession only after they have demonstrated the entry-level knowledge and skills necessary to protect the public interest in a rapidly changing business and financial environment.”
Keeping with that mission and in an attempt to develop professionals with the highest quality, the CPA syllabus and CPA exam format is designed. The CPA syllabus is divided into the following sections:
Auditing and Attestation (AUD) . This section covers knowledge of auditing procedures, generally accepted auditing standards and other standards related to attest engagements, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.
Financial Accounting and Reporting (FAR).
This section covers knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles for business enterprises, not-for-profit organizations, and governmental
entities, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.
Regulation (REG) . This section covers knowledge of federal taxation, ethics, professional and legal responsibilities, and business law, and the skills needed to apply that knowledge.
CPA is an online exam that has to be written at one of the designated Prometric exam centres. Earlier CPA exam was offered only in USA but currently there are few overseas centres where you can write the exam (Bahrain, Brazil, Japan, Kuwait, Lebanon and the United Arab Emirates).
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