The Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy recently published its Fall Edition 2018 newsletter, in which Marywood University ranked third out of the Top 5 Institutions by Percentage Pass rate for 2017.

To prepare for a career as an auditor, controller, or tax account, Marywood University students complete a minimum of 66 credits in business courses. Options are provided for the 150-hour CPA requirement and for those interested in pursuing a concentration in forensic accounting. Sample courses include cost accounting, federal taxation, and audition principles.

The State Board of Accountancy regulates the practice of public accountants and certified public accountants in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The Board’s functions include the regulation of the licensure and registration of public accountants and the licensure and certification of certified public accountants. The Board promulgates, amends and enforces requirements for continuing education and standards of professional conduct applicable to public accountants and certified public accountants.

For additional information about Marywood University’s accounting program, please visit the School of Business and Global Innovation, at, or call (570) 348-6274.