Continuing Education Office offers courses for CPAs, tax practitioners

The Penn State Beaver Office of Continuing Education is offering a series of courses designed for certified public accountants (CPAs) or tax practitioners, which will enable participants to broaden specific areas of study and explore new professional developments. Nine courses on different topics are available in October, November and December. Each course is three hours and offers timely information and the opportunity to qualify for continuing education credits. The fee is $298, regardless of how many classes are taken.

Continuing education credits are awarded based on one credit for every 50 minutes of classroom attendance. Upon completion of the courses, each participant receives a record of the continuing education credits earned.

Registration is open for the following classes, all of which will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. in Room 106, Beaver campus Ross Administration Building.

Tuesday, Oct. 8: Emerging Cyber and Exposure Issues and Other Insurance Issues
Tuesday, Oct. 15: Identity Theft, Prevention and Detection
Tuesday, Oct. 22: IRS Audits, Updates and Appeals
Tuesday, Oct. 29: Tax Professionals' Duties and Responsibilities (two hours - tax, one hour - ethics)
Tuesday, Nov. 5: Applying Specialized Expertise to Solve Client Issues
Tuesday, Nov. 12: Pa. State and Local Tax Update
Tuesday, Nov. 19: Individual Tax Update
Tuesday, Nov. 26: Accounting and Auditing Update
Tuesday, Dec. 3: CPA Ethics Overview

To register or obtain more information, contact the Continuing Education Office at 724-773-3700, or visit

Last Updated September 30, 2013