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Penn State Berks provides options for adults interested in pursuing careers in accounting and financial services. The courses are offered in the evening and late afternoons to meet the needs of working adults.

Accounting Option

Accounting focuses on the development and interpretation of financial information critical to managerial decision-making. The Accounting Option prepares students for a wide range of careers, including corporate controller, treasurer, budget director, auditor, tax planner, and consultant. The Accounting Option provides students with a foundation in intermediate accounting, managerial accounting, taxation, information systems, and auditing.

Financial Services Option

The Financial Services Option prepares students for careers in financial service organizations, banks, credit companies, real estate, and insurance brokerages. The Option also provides opportunity for students to pursue Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. Awarded by the CFA Institute, the Chartered Financial Analysis credential is regarded as the gold standard of the investment profession. A limited number of competitive CFA Student Sponsorship Scholarships are available to senior students in the Financial Services Option at Penn State Berks. For more information about the credential, please visit: https://www.cfainstitute.org/Pages/index.aspx

In a recent Wall Street Journal survey, corporate recruiters ranked Penn State the top school in the country in producing graduates ready to succeed on the job after graduation.

For more information, contact:

Dr. Lolita Paff, Business Program Coordinator, 610-396-6381 or lap21@psu.edu.

Solange Israel-Mintz, Adult Student Enrollment Coordinator, 610-396-6222 or bk-adultstudent@psu.edu


Penn State Berks
Continuing Education
P.O. Box 7009
Tulpehocken Road
Reading, PA 19610






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