New challenges face the financial industry with today's changing markets, increased regulation and globalization. Our specialized Bachelor of Science program teaches the core competencies and skill sets needed to succeed in careers in accounting, finance and banking.
The Bachelor of Science in Accounting program is designed to enable eligible students to earn their undergraduate degree in an accelerated format to fulfill both the course content and credit requirement for the Certified Public Accountant Exam (CPA). CPA credentials offer opportunities in diverse professions that extend far beyond being an accountant.
Many CEOs and CFOs of global corporations are now CPAs. CPAs are also highly sought after in the growing data analytics, forensics and technology fields.
Students also have the right to challenge for Life Experience credits and apply for up to 12 CLEP credits. As one of the top business schools in Westchester County, Fairfield County and the NYC area. The School of Business serves residential students as well as commuters.
Accounting Major Requirements The accounting major requires completion of fifteen (15) required 3-credit courses for a total of 45 credit hours. Ten of these courses are in accounting and five are in non-accounting business related courses. The following are the required courses:
Required Courses (10): ACC 1002 Fundamentals of Accounting I ACC 1008 Fundamentals of Accounting II ACC 2035 Intermediate Accounting I ACC 2036 Intermediate Accounting II MGT2037 Fundamentals Of Taxation
Fundamentals of Taxation
Study of accounting and internal revenue code and regulations as applied to individuals and business entities. Concepts of gross income, allowable deductions and credits, determination of tax liabilities. Prerequisite: MGT 1002
Fundamentals of cost accounting systems, classification of costs and basic cost reports. Responsibility accounting in the analysis of material, overhead and labor charges. Job order and process cost systems, standard cost systems. Activity based costing methods. Prerequisite: MGT 2035 Intermediate Accounting I.
Study of Generally Accepted Auditing Standards (GAAS), practice and procedures in auditing financial statements. The role of management, the independent public accountant and the internal auditor in examining matters of evidence and the internal control system. The ethics and legal responsibilities of the accounting professional. Latest pronouncements of relevant professional and regulatory authorities. Prerequisite: MGT 2036 Intermediate Accounting II.
Please note, none of these courses are counted as liberal arts
Required Non-Accounting Courses (5): ECO 1011 Principles of Macroeconomics FIN 3018 Corporate Finance OR FIN 2002 Principles of Finance ECO 2060 Economic Statistics POS2014 Practical Approach To Business Law
Practical Approach to Business Law
This course will examine the functioning of the legal system and the legal relationships a citizen is likely to encounter in business, consumer, and personal activities. Emphasis will be placed on the judicial system, contracts, sales, business organizations, estate planning, wills, and real estate transactions. Readings will include cases and other legal materials. Satisfies Private Law requirement for Legal Studies and Criminal Law.
Corporate crime is now a familiar item on the daily news. We read and hear stories of business corruption and of conspiracies to violate or evade the law in high places. What are the legal rules on business and ethics? What role do lawyers, judges, and the public play in ensuring that business is responsible, ethical, and fair? This course will examine a number of different issues in the law of business ethics and will consider a variety of legal, political, social, and policy ramifications of the current business ethics debate. Satisfies private law requirement for Legal Studies and Criminal Law.
In addition to the 15 required courses, two courses are strongly recommended for the accounting major. MGT1007 Computer Concepts Business Applications
Computer Concepts Business Applications
Students become familiar with a wide range of computer, network and database technologies, and the use of these technologies within business and society. Students will also become proficient in the use of spreadsheet, database and presentation personal productivity software.
MATH 1012 Calculus
In addition to meeting all of the major requirements, all students seeking to complete the Bachelor of Science degree with major in accounting must meet all Manhattanville College degree requirements. Please consult the undergraduate bulletin for degree requirements and for course descriptions.
The above information provided serves as a guide, which may be updated periodically.
How to Apply to School of Business programs
Starting terms: APPEAL Adult Undergraduate Accelerated Degrees:Fall 1, Fall 2, Spring 1, Spring 2, Summer 1 and Summer 2
All Applicants: 1. On-Line Application: The School of Business on-line application can be found at the following link: APPLY NOW
2. Personal Essay: In a candid personal essay of 500-750 words, explain:
How and why did you decide to pursue this program
Why the selected academic program is good match for your future goals
What you as a candidate can bring to our classroom
What special skills, leadership abilities, volunteer or other life experience make you a good overall fit for the selected program?
3. Resume: Submit a current resume indicating educational and business experience.
4. Transcripts: APPEAL-ADULT Undergraduate Accelerated: Please send official transcripts from all previously attended post-secondary institutions. If you have not attended a post-secondary institution, submit an official high school transcript or proof of completion of high school, or Graduate Equivalency Degree (GED). Student copies are not acceptable. See below for the address.
5. Recommendations: Two letters of recommendations, either academic or professional, from a reference writer who can speak to the candidate’s intellectual capability and ability to handle the rigors of the applicant’s program. Letters can be uploaded via the on-line application. References writers may provide their own letter or you may forward our standard Professional Letter of Recommendation form available on our website if you prefer.
6. Application Fee: Fee waivers are available for attending Open House events. Please check the website for our next available date. APPEAL- Adult Undergraduate Accelerated: $50.00
7. Health Records: Due at the time of enrollment, Adult students please submit the Health Form with proof of immunization against measles and rubella, in compliance with New York State regulations. This requirement applies to only students born on or after Jan. 1, 1957
8. International Applicants: International students are eligible for Master of Science degrees only because of program and visa requirements. For admissions, if your undergraduate education was conducted at a non-US institution, we will require transcript credentials from either (WES) World of Education Services Inc. (www.WES.org) or a member of (NACES) National Association of Credential Evaluation Services. (www.naces.org/members.html). Please review this list carefully as we cannot accept credentials from organizations not on this list. If your undergraduate education was not conducted in English, we will require a test of English language skills through any of the following sources: TOEFL, IELTS, ITEP. Please note that our minimum IBT TOEFL is 85, IELTS is 7 and ITEP is B2
9. Optional: GRE, GMAT, SAT & ACT testing is an optional admissions requirement and not a required element, however if you wish to submit any testing scores, we are happy to consider them as part of your overall application if you feel it will strengthen your application.
Submit all materials to: Manhattanville School of Business Office of Admissions 2900 Purchase Street -- Reid G5 Purchase, NY 10577
For any questions on the application or submission materials please contact Monika Pottgen, Assistant Director of Recruitment and Admissions at (914) 323-5150 or email@example.com
Please consult the website or Admissions Department for any deadlines and/or for questions regarding non-matriculated status.
Financial Aid for APPEAL (Adult Accelerated Undergraduate) Students RG
Education Pays Manhattanville is committed to the needs and aspirations of our APPEAL (Adult Undergraduate Accelerated) students’ ages 21 years of age and older. Earnings potential and career opportunities expand with a completed degree. We understand the necessity of pursuing your degree quickly to increase your career opportunities, in a flexible format around your busy work/life, and the importance of affordability.
1) Is there financial aid available for APPEAL students? Yes, APPEAL program students can apply for and receive many forms of financial aid. In general though, you have to be enrolled for at least 6 credits (half-time) in your program to qualify, and must meet all other federal and state requirements to receive aid. 2) What kind of aid is available? Financial aid packages can include Pell Grants, NYS TAP Grants (NYS residents, full-time students only) and Federal Direct Loans. The specific amounts of aid a student will qualify for will be based on the results of your FAFSA, the number of credits you take per semester and the total number of credits previously earned. Our financial aid staff will work with you to determine your eligibility once you have completed the application process. 3)What if I’m over 24 years old? Students who are 24 or older as of December 31st of the award year are considered independent. Independent undergraduate students don’t have to include parental income/asset information and can be eligible for increased unsubsidized Stafford loan limits. 4)How do I apply for aid? The first step to determining aid is by filling out the FAFSA (Free Application for Student Aid). You should also complete a TAP application for NYS Tuition Assistance if you plan to be a full-time student. You can do that at http://hesc.ny.gov. Once the financial aid office receives your completed FAFSA they will ask you to complete a Manhattanville Financial Aid Form as well. 5)What is Manhattanville’s federal school code? 002760 6) What is Manhattanville’s TAP code: 0420 7)Are there other ways to pay?
Tuition Reimbursement: If you are currently employed, ask your employer’s office of Human Resources about the availability of tuition reimbursement. Your employer may require you to maintain a minimum GPA in order to receive assistance. If you are eligible for reimbursement please inform our office of student accounts.
Veterans Benefits: We proudly serve our veterans! If you are a veteran, please look into your GI Bill benefits for Higher Learning. Our APPEAL undergraduate and dual bachelor’s/master’s degrees is full covered by VA benefits. For more information please see our veteran’s page.
External Scholarships: Please see Fastweb for the many available scholarships and resources based on your strengths, interests and majors.
Payment Plan: Manhattanville offers a cost effective payment plan through Tuition Management Systems (TMS) to pay for school. You pay a small enrollment fee to participate each semester then make monthly payments to TMS. For more information see TMS.
8.)What is the best way to contact Manhattanville’s Office of Financial Aid? Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Please identify yourself as an APPEAL student.