Department Chair: Dr. Pierre Laguerre
Department Secretary: Maureen Mitchell
Business Coordinator: Tomer Zilkha
Located in close proximity to New York City, the business program at Bergen Community College is a rigorous yet rewarding program designed to turn prospective business students into working professionals. With majors in economics, accounting, management, marketing, finance and hospitality, Bergen Community College is one of the most accredited community colleges in the nation. Our dedicated faculty with years of research and industry experience will guide you into becoming a future business leader. Whether you are looking to jumpstart your career or transfer into a four-year institution, your business career starts here at Bergen Community College!
The professional studies Associate of Science degree (A.S.)- Business Administration option and the Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) with options in accounting, banking and finance, or management information systems is designed to provide students with the coursework needed to transfer to a four-year institution and pursue a bachelor’s degree in business or business administration. The curriculum provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a pathway to careers in business including business manager, operations manager, administrative assistant, executive assistant, and other positions. Students can take coursework and concentrated options in general business administration, accounting, banking and finance, international trade, management, and marketing. Students are strongly encouraged to consult with Bergen Community College faculty and Career Services as they begin to explore career options. Students can also utilize Career Coach, a resource provided by Bergen, to explore degree programs and corresponding careers https://bergen.emsicc.com.
Students pursuing the professional studies Associate of Science degree (A.S.) in business administration and the Associate of Applied Science degree (A.A.S.) with options in accounting, banking and finance, or management information systems can transfer into majors, such as business, business administration, accounting, banking and finance, international trade, management, and marketing. Students are encouraged to work closely with Bergen Community College faculty and Advising Transfer Services. Students planning to transfer to a four-year institution in NJ can explore the “Transfer Programs” feature on NJ Transfer https://njtransfer.org.