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  • General Accounting I Certificate

    General Accounting I Certificate Program
    Build your understanding of accounting principles and take your career to the next level.
    Program:
    Certificate
    School:
    School of Business
    Location:
    Dobbs Ferry, Bronx & Yorktown Heights
    Credits:
    18

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General Accounting I Certificate Curriculum

Six Courses (18 credits)

  • ACCT 120 Intro to Financial Accounting
  • ACCT 240 Intermediate Accounting I
  • ACCT 241 Intermediate Accounting II
  • ACCT 340 Intro Federal Income Taxation
  • MATH 116 College Algebra
  • MATH 120 Intro Computers/App Software

Prerequisite: None

A maximum of six transfer credits can be accepted for the General Accounting I Certificate Program. However, as to Accounting courses, transfer credits can be accepted only for Introduction to Financial Accounting (ACCT 120).

Is Mercy College a nonsectarian institution?
Yes. Qualified applicants are admitted without regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age or physical disability.

General Accounting I Certificate Overview

This Program is designed to meet the career needs of self-directed, mature student who is interested in acquiring knowledge and skills to promote their professional objectives. The Program is open to all qualified applicants whose academic preparation and/or appropriate work experience indicate potential for successful completion.

General Accounting I Certificate FAQS

Is Mercy College a nonsectarian institution?
Yes. Qualified applicants are admitted without regard to race, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age or physical disability.

General Accounting I Certificate Fast Facts

Upon admission to the program, applicants for Certificate Programs may register for courses on a part-time basis at any of the College's campuses.

Other Accounting Certificates

Accounting, A.S. Degree
General Accounting II, Certificate
Management Accounting, Certificate
Public Accounting, Certificate

Certificate Program Fees
  • Application Fee (Non-Matriculated students only) $10.00
  • Certificate Completion Fee (per Certificate) $16.00

Certificates are issued in February, May and August.

Purpose

Certificate Programs are designed to meet the career needs of self-directed, mature students who are interested in acquiring knowledge and skills that will promote their professional objectives. They are open to all qualified applicants whose academic preparation and/or appropriate work experience indicate potential for successful completion of the program.

Admission Requirements

Applicants seeking admission to Certificate Programs must have a high school diploma.

Applicants seeking admission to Certificate Programs in Computer Science, General Business Administration, Accounting, Management and Marketing must also pass the Mathematics Placement examinations at the MATH 105 level.

Degree Requirements

All students, both matriculated and non-matriculated, must apply for admission into the Certificate Program. All students are required to maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 in the Certificate Program being pursued. Upon successful completion of the specific curriculum requirements for a given program, students must apply for the actual certificate. All credits earned in a Certificate Program are applicable toward the associate and bachelor’s degrees. A maximum of six credits in transfer will be allowed toward a certificate. Ordinarily students pursuing a degree program in a related area will not be allowed to use the courses taken in such a program to satisfy the requirements for a certificate.

Registration

Upon admission to the program, applicants for Certificate Programs may register for courses on a part-time basis at any of the College's campuses.