CPA Completion

CPA Completion Certificate, Penn State Abington

Program Overview

Do you have your degree in business or accounting and are now interested in becoming a Certified Public Accountant?

We have designed a program just for you! The Certificate Program in Accounting is an excellent program for students who have earned a baccalaureate degree and who wish to complete the course work to prepare for the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Examination.

The program includes courses in accounting directly related to preparation for the exam, as well as professional preparation for public or industry accounting. 

 

Program Objectives

 

 

Designed to provide students with a broad and thorough understanding of accounting principles and financial reporting practices, to keep students abreast of innovations in the field, and to enhance proficiency in accounting-related functions such as financial analysis and data interpretation.

This professional certificate is ideal if you wish to enter the accounting field or if you are a current accounting professional who wants to update your skills and gain a credential.

With this certificate, you can complete coursework toward the educational requirements to take the CPA exam, boost your marketability with a certificate from a widely respected institution, prepare for a career change or advancement in the accounting field, and demonstrate a commitment to professional development.

 

 

Before your register, we strongly suggest you meet with our faculty advisor, James Izzo, CPA  email:jvi1@psu.edu who can review your college transcript to assist you in creating a customized plan.

 

Contact
Eva Klein
Eva Klein
215-881-7387
Employment Facts

 

“Accountants and auditors are expected to experience much faster than average employment growth from 2008-18. Job opportunities should be favorable; accountants and auditors who have a professional certification, especially CPAs, should have the best prospects.”

“Employment of accountants and auditors is expected to grow by 22 percent between 2008 and 2018, which is much faster than the average for all occupations.”

Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Registration Information

 

Enrollment as a nondegree student does not imply admission to the university.

To register, complete Undergraduate Nondegree Student Credit Application Mailed or fax to 215-881- 7825. In person – 121 Sutherland Building, Mon-Thur, 8am-9pm. or Fri, 8am-5pm.


Pay for your classes by submitting a check or money order by mail or in person at the Bursar's Office, 122A Sutherland (9am to 5pm, Monday through Friday).


Prior to the first day of the semester students may cancel their registration without financial penalty. Students scheduling classes after the first day of the semester will be assessed a late registration and late payment fee.