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Edward Scott, C.P.A., M.B.A.

George Rowland White Endowed Assistant Professor in Accounting and Finance

Director, Urban Accounting Initiative 

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  • Bachelor of Science, Accounting, Point Park University
  • Executive M.B.A., Texas Christian University

Courses Taught

  • Introductory Accounting I and II
  • Intermediate Accounting II
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Accounting for Managers
  • Principles of Finance


Edward Scott, C.P.A., M.B.A., serves as the George Rowland White Endowed Assistant Professor in Accounting and Finance and director of the Urban Accounting Initiative at Point Park University. Scott teaches undergraduate accounting and finance classes and helps lead Point Park's Urban Accounting Initiative to encourage education and careers in accounting and finance, particularly among young minority students. 

Scott began his career in accounting as a staff auditor at Deloitte & Touche. He also taught accounting in Pittsburgh for six years at Allegheny Community College. A former president of the Pittsburgh chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Scott later became accounting manager and economic development officer at the Urban Redevelopment Authority, then finance director at the Housing Authority, for the City of Pittsburgh. Scott left Pittsburgh in 1998 to become capital investment accounting director for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, one of the two largest railroads in the United States. He went on to assume executive positions for the Kansas City Southern Railroad, where he had the opportunity to expand his accounting expertise into the area of procurement.

Leadership Experience and Professional Activities

  • National Association of Black Accountants, past president of Pittsburgh Chapter
  • Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Diverse Business Connection program, Board of Advisors
  • Holy Family Institute in Pittsburgh, Pa., Board of Trustees

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