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Undergraduate Degree Programs

Financial Controllership

Undergraduate Certificate Program

Dr. Ashutosh Deshmukh
269 Burke
Penn State Erie
Phone: 814-898-6438

Penn State Erie

Financial Controllership (FINCTL)

This certificate is designed to provide you with the skill sets to succeed in becoming a corporate accounting and financial management professional.  Required coursework is aligned with topics covered by the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) examination.  CMA certification demonstrates expertise in financial planning, analysis, control, decision support, and professional ethics.  To earn an undergraduate certificate in Financial Controllership, a minimum of 15 credits is required. 

*Note that 13 credits of prerequisites are required.



ACCTG 340 - Cost Accounting

ACCTG 422 - Accounting Systems

ACCTG 426 - Financial Statement Analysis

FIN 420 - Investment and Portfolio Analysis

FIN 461 - Portfolio Management and Analysis


Prerequisites:  ACCTG 211, ACCTG 305 or ACCTG 371, ACCTG 312; FIN 301


Effective Date: Fall Semester 2015


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