Certificate Programs

Set Yourself Apart. Develop Your Specialty.

Earn a certificate developed by top subject matter experts in the field and set yourself apart as a valuable asset to any firm or organization.

Upon completion, you will be awarded CPE and a digital badge certificate to be displayed on a personal website, a social network, a biographical page on a company website, or an online resume.

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Certificate programs will help you to:

  • Enhance your resume and career opportunities
  • Demonstrate competency in niche and specialized areas
  • Explore new areas of practice

Not-for-Profit Certificates

FASB Accounting Standards Updates becoming effective are bringing significant changes to not-for-profit financial statement presentation and revenue recognition. Whether you work in public accounting or for a nonprofit, the Not-for-Profit Certificates offer you a convenient and accessible way to get high-quality, comprehensive, and up-to-date training in not-for-profit (NFP) accounting, financial reporting, tax compliance, governance and assurance.

Not-for-Profit Certificate I

Set yourself apart with this comprehensive program that covers the essentials of not-for-profit financial management, including accounting and financial reporting, tax compliance, governance and assurance.

Qualifies for 40 CPE credits. 

Or Purchase By Track

Not-for-Profit Certificate II

Go to the next level. This CPE program provides a premium learning experience that will sharpen your skills and set you apart as a financial leader in the NFP field.

Qualifies for 29 CPE credits.

Or Purchase By Track

Personal Financial Planning Certificates

The Personal Financial Planning Certificate Programs are a series of certificates covering the core areas of PFP, including retirement, estate, and investment planning, as well as practical application of knowledge. Tax planning and how it relates to each area is incorporated throughout each certificate.

Retirement Planning Certificate

Designed for practitioners who want a thorough understanding of retirement planning, this includes a series of courses covering the retirement planning life-cycle, including planning for aging and chronically ill clients.

CPE Credits: 20

Investment Planning Certificate

Part of the Personal Financial Planning Certificate Program, this certificate program includes eight courses covering steps in the investment planning life cycle, along with a discussion of planning for and funding higher education.
CPE Credits: 18.5*

Estate Planning Certificate

The Estate Planning Certificate Program is an informative and engaging learning experience that will enhance your knowledge of estate planning.
CPE Credits: 19

Cybersecurity Certificates

Cybersecurity Fundamentals for Finance and Accounting Professionals Certificate

Develop your fluency and gain the confidence to make sound strategic decisions regarding cybersecurity risk and learn what you should be doing as a non-IT professional, to help protect your clients and your organization from cyber threats.

CPE Credits: 15.5*

SOC for Cybersecurity Certificate

Help your clients navigate threats as a trusted business adviser for their cybersecurity risk management programs. Learn how with this self-paced CPE certificate program

CPE Credits: 14.5*

COSO Certificates

COSO Internal Control Certificate

The COSO Internal Control Certificate Program offers you a unique opportunity to develop your expertise in designing, implementing and monitoring a system of internal control. Nine self-paced modules provide you with the knowledge necessary to understand and apply COSO's Internal Control--Integrated Framework.

CPE Credits: 17

COSO Enterprise Risk Management Certificate

With the COSO Enterprise Risk Management certificate, you can solidify your strategy by learning how to assess risk and manage it successfully within the newly updated ERM framework. It will also help prevent surprise risks, business scandals and failures while providing value to shareholders.

CPE Credits: 13.5*

More Certificates

Fundamentals of Forensic Accounting Programs Certificate

This comprehensive online certificate program will provide you with a solid understanding of financial forensics. You will become familiar with the forensic accountant’s professional responsibility and get a fundamental knowledge of: the legal system, gathering information, discovery, reporting, providing expert testimony and more.
CPE Credits: 21.5*

IFRS Certificate

The IFRS Certificate Program includes a comprehensive, integrated curriculum of 25 online self-study courses. This scenario-based series of courses use multimedia elements such as audio, video and interactive exercises and case studies to guide you through the concepts under each area of IFRS.

 CPE Credits: 40.5*

* NOTE: The Pennsylvania State Board of Accountancy does not accept .5 credits unless the individual is able to pair two .5 together for one credit in the same credit type. Credits will round down to the lower whole number for CPE submission.