Robert Patterson, C.P.A., M.B.A.

Robert Patterson, C.P.A., M.B.A.
Lecturer in Management, Accounting
217 Burke

Mailing Address:
ERIE PA 16563

C.P.A., M.B.A., Penn State University (1988): Research and teaching interests include accounting; quantitative business analysis; finance. Professor Patterson maintains an active practice as a Certified Public Accountant.


Courses Taught

  • ACCTG 211: Financial and Managerial Accounting for Decision Making
  • SCM 200 (Formerly MS&IS 200): Introduction to Statistics to Business
  • SCM 301: Supply Chain Management


Outreach-Based Instruction

  • Management Science & Information Science: Fall 1999, Spring 2000
  • Service to Public and Private Organizations
  • Judge, Dicesan Science Fair, Erie Diocese, Erie PA, 2007
  • St John - Holy Rosary Eastside Catholic School , Erie PA:
    • Quiz Bowl Coach, 2004-05
    • Planning Committee Member, 2003
    • School Board Member, 2001-04
    • PTC Treasurer, 2000-05

Membership in Professional Societies

  • Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants, 1993-:
  • Member, Relations with Schools and Colleges Committee, 2002-.

Assistance to Student Organizations

  • Club Adviser, Delta Sigma Pi, Penn State Erie, Erie PA, 1990- .
  • Recipient, Chapter Adviser of the Year, Allegheny Region, Delta Sigma Pi, 2001.


  • Pro bono tax work, 2002-.

Income Tax

MBA, Business Administration, The Pennsylvania State University

BS, Accounting, The Pennsylvania State University