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Rowland School of Business

Margaret Gilfillan, M.B.A., C.P.A.

Professor, Accounting

Chair, Accounting, Economics & Finance and Information Technology

Margie Gillifilan Accounting
Contact information


  • Bachelor of Arts, General Arts and Sciences, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.B.A., Accounting and Finance, University of Pittsburgh

Courses Taught

  • Introductory Accounting
  • Intermediate Accounting
  • Audit
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Computer Applications
  • Advanced Accounting
  • Accounting for Managers


After receiving an M.B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh, Professor and Chair Margaret Gilfillan worked for a number of years in a “Big Four” public accounting firm, earning a C.P.A. and developing audit expertise in a number of industries. She later worked as CFO for several Pittsburgh organizations. She has been an associate professor of accounting at Point Park for more than 15 years and splits her teaching time between the undergraduate and M.B.A. programs. In addition to teaching, Gilfillan does accounting consulting, primarily for not-for-profits and developing technology companies. Her accounting and finance expertise is also used in leadership positions on several not-for-profit boards.

Professional licenses and memberships

  • Active C.P.A. license in Pennsylvania
  • Member, American Institute of CPAs
  • Member, Pennsylvania Institute of CPAs

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