School: Business and Professional Studies

Dean: George Repic, 

Program Director: James Tappan,

Support Staff: Diane Mena, 

Location: Academic II, Room 2337, Phone: 845-574-4330


Degrees Offered:

Program Goals:

The certificate provides students the opportunity to start a new career or springboard to a degree in accounting. The program instills an appreciation and awareness of the racial, ethnic and gender issues in today’s business world; enhance the student’s personal and professional development; and encourage active informed citizenship and leadership.

Program Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  • Develop and maintain financial accounting statements and records
  • Understand and become proficient in accounting software
  • Demonstrate proficiency using current software programs
  • Demonstrate competency in written and oral communications