Cindy Planita

Assistant Professor, School of Global Business

Brubaker 318 (215) 572-2080

About Me

Cynthia Planita is an Assistant Professor of Accounting at Arcadia University.  She currently teaches Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, and Intermediate Accounting I and II.  She is the faculty advisor for the Society for the Advancement of Business Administration (SABA) and Delta Mu Delta, the International Honor Society in Business.  In an effort to bring the business world to the classroom, she has organized presentations with speakers from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Johnson & Johnson, and QVC.

Cynthia earned her B.S. in Accounting from La Salle University, and her M.S. in Taxation from Philadelphia University.  She is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).  She was previously an Instructor of Accounting at La Salle University, in Philadelphia, PA.  Prior to her teaching career, Cynthia spent over a decade in the business community, working for Ernst & Young, LLP, Jones Apparel Group, and Johnson & Johnson.  

Philadelphia, PA


Education History

Philadelphia University 2006

Master of Science, Major in Taxation

La Salle University 2000

Bachelor of Science, Major in Accounting


Author 2015

"Understanding the Benefits of Individual Net Operating Losses in Our Current Business Environment"

Article, Journal of Financial Services Professionals

Author 2014

"For Better or for Worse: Will the Repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act Bring Couples Happiness?"

Article, Journal of Financial Services Professionals