Business Academy


The Business Academy provides the highest quality business expertise to the people and industries of New York State and the broader United States.

What degrees/programs are offered?

Associate in Science (A.S.)

Accounting for Forensic Accounting Dual/Joint with John Jay

Leading to the B.S. in Economics: Forensic Financial Analysis (John Jay College of Criminal Justice)

For students interested in principles of accounting, finance, and law, along with investigation techniques, ethics, and theories of criminology and the educational foundation to succeed in the forensic accounting field, this program consists of courses which allow students to pursue further education and careers in forensic accounting, accounting, and auditing, as well as financial operations and management fields. The program will allow students to enter the upper division baccalaureate program in Economics: Forensic Financial Analysis at John Jay.

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Business Administration

Future business professionals gain the academic foundation and a broad overview of the business field in this program. Graduates are ready to transfer to bachelor’s degree program to specialize in a specific area such as Accounting, Business, Finance or Marketing.

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Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

Accounting

Do you like working with numbers? Accounting involves the recording, classifying, analyzing and summarizing financial data. Enter the job market as junior accountants, accounting clerks, tax examiners or office managers. With a bachelor’s degree, you are ready for other career paths as well: auditors, controller and certified public accountants.

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Computer Information Systems

The management of information drives every corner of our life. Learn the principles of information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming, accompanied by “hands-on” projects and applications. You are ready for the job market or for transfer to a bachelor’s degree program.

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Management

Gain the education and skills so that you are ready to enter such professional areas as sales, advertising, product management, market research, retailing, international business, small business management, real estate or insurance.

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Office Administration and Technology

Prepare for a wide variety of careers as office administrator, office technology supervisor, word processing manager or office supervisor-among others. Gain the technical expertise and the communcation skills you need for employment in:

  • corporate offices
  • small company offices
  • medical/healthcare offices
  • legal offices
  • government offices/Civil Services

Business internships and job placement services strengthen your success.

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Certificate

Computer Information Systems

This certificate program is designed for the working student who has achieved a career-oriented position in a computer programming or related business area, and desires to improve his/her skills. Students take a basic core of 18 credits and then choose a 12-credit option in Computer Programming or Microcomputer Applications Software.

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Office Administration Assistant

This one-year college program, which is offered in both the day and evening sessions, provides the essential combination of education and training for those seeking employment in a highly competitive job market. Students entering the Office Administration Assistant certificate program should choose one of the four options:
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Health Care Office Administration: Managing, Coding, and Billing

The certificate program in Health Care Office Administration: Managing, Coding, and Billing will offer both employees in the field and newly graduated high school students educational opportunity in health care office administration. The curriculum will develop students' communication, interpersonal and business management skills; provide a broad understanding of the ways in which society deals with health and disease, with selected exercises in physiology and anatomy; and provide instruction in medical office proce-dures, computer use, coding and billing, including a coop¬erative education experience.

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Medical Office Assistant

The modern medical office requires individuals trained in medical facility procedures, as well as administrative, technical, and secretarial skills. The Medical Office Assistant Certificate program combines medical secretarial skills with study of basic biological principles, public health sciences, and medical office clinical procedures.

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What careers can I pursue after Queensborough?

With a degree/certificate from Queensborough Community College, you can achieve extraordinary success in a wide variety of careers. Visit CareerTraQ to get started exploring potential options. Also, visit the Office of Career Services page for valuable resources to aid you in career planning.

Where can I transfer after Queensborough?

Queensborough Community College has transfer agreements with several colleges and universities for you to continue to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in your chosen field. Visit our Transfer Agreements page to learn more.

 

Administration, Room 405a
Telephone: 718-631-6376
Businessacademy@qcc.cuny.edu

Academy Office Hours:
Monday: 9am-6pm
Tuesday: 9am-7pm
Wednesday: 9am-7pm
Thursday: 9am-6pm
Friday: 9am-5pm

Academy Advisers:

Andre Coombs
Adrienne Crosson
Daniel Murphy
Natalie Roopchand

Faculty Coordinators:

Ms. Shele Bannon, Assistant Professor, Business,
Office Location: A-405, Extension: 6308

Ms. Kelly Ford, Assistant Professor, Business
Office Location: A-405, Extension: 6245

Schedule of Events: