Business Studies, a career and non-transferable degree program, provides opportunities for students to prepare for a wide variety of careers in business.
Students have the option of concentrating in Management or Entrepreneurship, each concentration comprised of 15 credits and designed to prepare students for specialty areas. Students may also choose to pursue a more general degree in Business Studies without a concentration. Students should contact the program coordinator for advisement.
Students may study full-time or part-time. Admission to the Business Studies program requires a high school diploma.
Business Studies students interested in pursuing bachelor’s degree studies in labor or management should consider the Rutgers School of Labor and Management program on the MCCC campus.
The Management concentration (BUS.STUD.MGMT. AAS) prepares students for positions as general office managers, retail sales managers, or supervisors in midto large-sized firms. Students focus their degree based on individual professional needs. In addition to the competencies gained from the general Business Studies program, students completing this concentration will be able to (depending on electives chosen):
The Entrepreneurship concentration (BUS.STUD. ENTR.AAS) prepares students to own a small business. Students interested in forming their own enterprise, taking on a franchise, or purchasing an existing small business would benefit from this concentration. In addition to the competencies gained from the general Business Studies program, students completing this concentration will be able to (depending on electives chosen):
The field of accounting is dynamic, exciting, growing and currently in need of paraprofessionals. The Accounting program seeks to meet this need by preparing students for various entry-level accounting positions in governmental agencies, private and public corporations, and small business firms.
Graduates can begin their career as junior accountants, assistant auditors, bookkeepers, or accounting clerks. Recent graduates have obtained positions with the State of New Jersey, The Clark Group, The Mercadien Group, Bell Atlantic, Congoleum Corporation, the City of Trenton, Educational Testing Service, and AGFA Division of Miles.
Courses offered include income taxation, not-forprofit accounting, auditing, and cost accounting. Successful graduates of the program will be able to:
Students may study full-time or part-time. Most courses are offered both day and evening; advanced accounting courses may be offered only at night.
For students who already possess qualified baccalaureate degrees and are considering sitting for the CPA (Certified Public Accountant) Examination, the Accounting program contains 26 semester hours in accounting and 12 semester hours in business courses other than accounting, eligible toward the qualification.
Admission to the program requires a high school diploma or its equivalent.
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