COPE Education Services (‘CES’) was created to help eligible COPE Institute alumni advance their careers. Utilizing college credits for courses they already took with COPE Institue, would help facilitate their earning a B.S. in Business with a Concentration in Accounting. This 120 credit degree, with 30 additional credits, allows students to sit for the uniform CPA exam, as well as to fulfill the education requirement for CPA licensure in New York. This is done through a combination of guided studies for various standardized tests, as well as some college level classes and Jewish subject exams. Credits that students have obtained from their respective AARTS accredited yeshiva or seminary are needed in order to fulfill the 150 credit requirement.

The CES accounting program is designed to help students build a solid foundation of accounting knowledge. Our skills-based curriculum provides core competencies that offer long-term value which will support a variety of career opportunities for the future accountant. Our students learn the latest accounting principles and are taught to use these skills in real-life situations. Upon successful completion of our program, students will earn a Bachelor of Science in Business degree with a concentration of accounting, which enables our graduates to sit for the Uniform CPA Exam.

As an accountant and/or auditor one helps to ensure that a business is run efficiently, its public records are kept accurately, and that its taxes are paid properly and on time. Accountants will analyze and communicate financial information for various entities such as corporations, individual clients and government.

Beyond carrying out the fundamental tasks of the occupation, many accountants also offer budget analysis, financial and investment planning and information technology consulting.

CES accounting curriculum includes all courses necessary all courses necessary to sit for the CPA exams.

At CES, our instructors are highly qualified professionals with years of experience in their respective fields. In addition, CES prides itself on the strong relationship between the department faculty and its students, as well as its sensitivity to the cultural needs of our community.

Students earn college credentials using a combination of:

  • Live Classes – face to face instruction
  • Guided study courses – self-study tests
  • Yeshiva/Seminary Credits
  • Transfer credits from A/P courses and other college credits already earned

CES's CPA program follows the COPE Junior Accounting program where students have mastered topics such as:

  • The full accounting cycle
  • Accounting Software – Quickbooks™
  • Microsoft Office™ including Excel Spreadsheets
  • Hands-on computer training

Examples of courses offered in this program include:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Effective Business Communications
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Corporate Finance
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Cost Accounting
  • Taxation
  • Auditing
  • Business Law

The COPE program was crafted with the CPA exam and licensure requirements in mind. Note that not all states have the same requirements. Further, states may update their requirements from time to time. Students should view current requirements for their state at the websites of the AICPA and NASBA.