Are There Other Accounting Exams Besides CPA?

Welcome to the Magoosh Restaurant de Accounting! My name is Andrew and I am your Chef de All-Things Accounting. Our daily special is of course the fine, succulent CPA Exam. The CPA Exam is a full four course meal, covering AUD, BEC, FAR, and REG. It is served uniformly at a Prometric site near you. The Exam takes months to prepare for but only 14 hours to digest. If you are not that hungry or perhaps you have a very hearty appetite and want the CPA Exam and more, I can also provide you options from our full menu of accounting exams. There are lots of other accounting exams besides the CPA! Specifically, we offer the Certified Financial Analyst (CFA) Program Exam, the Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Exam, the Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE) Exam, the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) Exam, and the Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam.

Full Menu: CFA Program Exam

The CFA Program Exam is prepared by the CFA Institute and is slow roasted over three years, covering Level I, Level II, and Level III. Level I is offered two times a year, June and December, whereas Level II and Level III are offered only in December. Like the CPA Exam, the CFA Program Exam is full favored. The CFA Exam covers ethics, professional standards, financial reporting, corporate finance, alternative investments, portfolio management and much, much more. This Exam is delicious if you have a taste for accounting and finance.

Full Menu: CISA Exam

The CISA Exam is prepared by ISACA, formerly known as the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, and is marinated for a total of four hours with 150 questions. Additionally, for 2016, the CISA Exam is offered on June 11, September 10, and December 10. This Exam covers auditing information systems, information technology governance, information systems implementation and operations, protection of information assets and a whole lot more. This Exam is yummy if you have a taste for accounting, auditing, and information technology.

Full Menu: CFE Exam

The CFE Exam is prepared by the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and is pan-seared for approximately 10 hours with four sections of 125 questions each. Moreover, since the CFE Exam is available via a computer based program, the Exam is offered whenever and wherever you like. The CFE Exam primarily covers fraud prevention and deterrence, financial transactions and fraud schemes, investigation, and law. This Exam is appetizing if you have a taste for accounting, forensics, and law.

Full Menu: CMA Exam

The CMA Exam is prepared by the Institute of Management Accountants and is oven roasted for Part 1 and Part 2. These two parts are each four hours long and have 100 questions plus two essays a piece. The CMA Exam is offered during the following windows: (1) January and February, (2) May and June, and (3) September and October. The CMA Exam covers financial reporting, planning, performance, control, and financial decision making. This Exam is delightful if you have a taste for financial and managerial accounting.

Full Menu: CIA Exam

The CIA Exam is prepared by the Institute of Internal Auditors and is sautéed for a total of three parts, 6.5 hours, and 325 questions. These three parts are offered year-round. The CIA Exam covers internal audit basics, practice, and knowledge elements. This Exam is mouthwatering if you have a taste for accounting and internal audit.

As you can see, there are lots of other exams to prepare you for a career in accounting besides the CPA.  Figure out which matches your tastes!


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