Making Investments in Future Leaders at the Monroe College School of Business and Accounting.
Private and public sector companies are facing many unique challenges in the wake of stricter financial regulations and emerging technologies. The demand for innovative and decisive leadership in business and accounting is high. At the Monroe College School of Business and Accounting, we’re investing in tomorrow’s leaders by providing students with a curriculum that will help them drive personal and professional growth.
The Monroe College School of Business and Accounting empowers students for careers as accountants and business managers. Monroe College offers an Associate’s Degree in Accounting and Bachelor’s Degrees in Accounting and Public Accounting. Students taking classes within the Department of Accounting and Finance are taught by a faculty of experienced certified accounting and taxation professionals. Our instructors provide clear insight into understanding the principles of Accounting, Taxation, Cost Accounting, and Advanced Accounting Applications. They also enable students to better comprehend accounting technology.
Monroe College offers an Associate’s Degree in Business Administration and Bachelor’s Degrees in Business Management and General Business. Students enrolled in major and minor courses offered by the Department of Business Administration learn from highly knowledgeable senior business executives. Instructors draw upon their own career achievements to facilitate learning in marketing, project management, e-commerce and human resources. In addition to outstanding academics, students gain valuable real-world experience by joining the award-winning Monroe College ENACTUS team(formally SIFE), working at the Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence or interning for a well-known corporation. Monroe College is a proud member of the Sigma Beta Delta Honor Society, a group that promotes, recognizes and rewards scholastic achievement in business education.
In order to earn an associate’s degree in Accounting, students must complete 62 credits in career-focused courses like Macroeconomics and Computerized Accounting. Students must complete 60 credits to earn an associate’s degree in Business Administration. Program courses include Introduction to Business and Marketing. The Associate’s Degree Program average completion rate is over 96% and the average job placement rate is over 98%. An associate’s degree enables students to either pursue a business-related career or continue toward a bachelor’s degree. Also, associate’s degree graduates can earn higher salaries and achieve greater career advancement than high school graduates.
Students pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Management or General Business must complete 120 credits in courses like Advanced Accounting, Organizational Behavior, Principles of Finance, and International Business. In order to earn a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Accounting, students must complete 150 credits. Program courses include Accounting Theory and Problems, Advanced Auditing, and Statistics.
Monroe's School of Business & Accounting received initial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) for its MBA, associate and bachelor degree programs in June of 2014. Programs remain accredited for ten years after the ACBSP grants initial accreditation. To receive accreditation, schools must first apply for ACBSP membership and have regional accreditation. Schools are also required to complete a self-study, demonstrating their commitment to improvement, innovation and scholarship, which is followed by a site visit and period of evaluation.
Monroe became a member of the ACBSP in 2010, and is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The school is also authorized by the Board of Regents of the University of the State of New York to grant certificates, associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees.