Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

Certified Public Accountant (CPA)

CPA Professional Education

13-week, 42-hour CPE Series:

This series consists of 13 seminars, covering topics including: accounting and auditing, tax and ethics. These seminars provide relevant, timely information and qualifying CPE credit hours for accountants.

Accurate records of attendance will be maintained for verification and reporting purposes. CPE credits are awarded based on one credit for every 50 minutes of classroom attendance.

Two locations:

Location: Penn State Beaver, 100 University Drive, Monaca, PA 15061

Dates:  Tuesdays, September 19 - December 12, 2017

Time: 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $357

Register for CPA series at Penn State Beaver


Location: Crowne Plaza, Greentree, 401 Holiday Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15220.

Dates: Thursdays, September 21 - December 14, 2017

Time:  6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $357

Register for CPA series at Crowne Plaza, Greentree


Course Outline

Course Topic Penn State Beaver Dates    

Greentree Dates

Times Instructor

Bankruptcy Overview and Plans

TAX Tuesday 9/19 Thursday 9/21

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.          

Ed Santillan, J.D.
Business Valuations ACCTG Tuesday 9/26 Thursday 9/28 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Alex Kindler, CPA, ABF, CFF, PSF, CVA, MBA

Ethics Rules for Practicing Before the IRS/Criminal Justice System Basics for Accountants                                           


Tuesday 10/3 Thursday 10/5 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Matt Robinowitz, J.D.                     
Behavioral Finance and Regulatory Changes ACCTG

Tuesday 10/10        

Thursday 10/12

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Brian Bohn, CFP®
PA State & Local Tax Update TAX Tuesday 10/17 Thursday 10/19 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Chuck Potter, J.D., CPA
Due Diligence 1-TAX 2-OTHER Tuesday 10/24 Thursday 10/26 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Vic Conrad, CFP®, ChFC, AIF®
Effective Auditing in the Age of Governmental Fragmentation: an Elected Controller's Perspective OTHER Tuesday 10/31 Thursday 11/2 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Chelsa Wagner, Allegheny County Controller
Health Care Fraud and the Opiate Crisis/Internet Security/Internet Safety OTHER Tuesday 11/7 Thursday 11/9 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Shawn Brokos, Supervisory Special Agent and Gregg Frankhouser, FBI
Wills, Estates & Trusts OTHER Tuesday 11/7 Thursday 11/9 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Joe Budicak, J.D.
Responding to Ethical Issues that Arise in CPA Engagements, Best Practices for Responding to Third Party Investigations and Inquiries and Examining Conflicts of Interest ETHICS Tuesday 11/14

Thursday 11/16

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Dianne Wainwright, J.D.
An Overview of Complex Debt and Equity Structures/An Overview of the New Lease Accounting Guidance ACCTG Tuesday 11/21 Monday 11/20 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Jeff Kovacs, CPA, CGMA
Forensic Accounting ACCTG Tuesday 11/28 Thursday 11/30 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Laura Lewis, CPA/CFF
Accounting & Auditing Update ACCTG Tuesday 12/5 Thursday 12/7 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Todd Fortier, CPA
Wealth Transfer and Liquidity Strategies                                               ACCTG Tuesday 12/12 Thursday 12/14         6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Brian Bohn, CFP®




If you would like to register for individual courses please call our office at 724-773-3700.

Cancellations and Refunds

Payment is due upon registration. Registration cancellations with a full refund will be accepted until one week prior to the first class. After that, the individual may be held responsible for registration and fees. The University may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.