The Financial Services program at Berkeley College is designed to prepare students for a range of career opportunities. Upon completion, students will be able to choose a career path that will allow them to become Certified Financial Planners (CFP) or serve in various professional capacities, such as:
Insurance Estate and retirement planning Investment portfolio planning Other fields related to finance Participation in student chapters of professional associations, student clubs, and alumni interaction can help students make important industry connections.
A solid business core curriculum with an emphasis on financial planning The introductory concepts, basic theories, and fundamental practices in the principal functional areas of business, accounting, economics, management, and marketing Hands-on learning from instructors chosen for academic excellence as well as relevant professional experience A baccalaureate program that prepare students for the Certified Financial Planning Examination offered by the CFP Board of Standards, Inc.™ Insights into investment and securities management Hands-on experience with software used by financial service professionals Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degree programs
Medical assistants perform administrative and clinical tasks to keep the offices of physicians, podiatrists, chiropractors, and other health practitioners running smoothly. A medical assistant takes vital signs, prepares patients for and assists physicians during examinations, collects and prepares laboratory specimens, performs basic laboratory tests on the premises, schedules appointments, bills patients, fills out insurance forms, and much more.
Berkeley College’s Medical Assistant Certificate and Associate in Applied Science degree programs prepare students to enter the high-demand field of healthcare and to work in a variety of settings, including physicians’ offices, hospitals, nursing homes, and other professional healthcare facilities. Graduates are prepared to meet both the clinical and administrative challenges of today’s rapidly changing healthcare environment.
The program is designed to prepare competent entry-level medical assistants in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains. This is accomplished by providing curriculum relating to patient care skills, general study, and administrative/business skills.
The Associate in Applied Science degree program is an extension of the career-track Certificate program.
Graduates of the Medical Assistant programs are eligible to sit for a variety of certification examinations, including:
Certified Medical Assistant - CMA (AAMA) Registered Medical Assistant - RMA (AMT) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - CCMA (NHA) Certified Electrocardiography - CET (NHA) Certified Phlebotomy - CPT (NHA) Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) Students gain experience in a wide variety of areas, including:
Clinical procedures such as electrocardiography (EKG), venipuncture, and specimen collection Medical office administration Medical terminology Pharmacology and human diseases Benefit from:
A strong foundation in both the theory and practice of clinical care Hands-on learning in on-site medical laboratories that simulate the clinical environment Instruction in the use of relevant medical devices and software Valuable, practical experience through a program-related, faculty-monitored practicum
The Medical Assistant Certificate program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Medical Assisting Education Review Board (MAERB). Graduates of CAAHEP-accredited Medical Assistant programs are eligible to sit for the Certified Medical Assistant - CMA (AAMA) exam. The CMA (AAMA) designation is a national credential awarded by the American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA), indicating that the Medical Assistant meets certain standards of competence as determined by the AAMA. Although certification is not required to work in most states, employers prefer to hire certified Medical Assistants. In the State of New Jersey, Medical Assistants who hold the CMA (AAMA) credential are permitted to administer injections.
Graduates of Berkeley College’s Medical Assistant program are satisfied with the level of education they received, as the 2016 ARF indicated a 98.36 percent graduate survey satisfaction rate over the last five years (2011 – 2015). This rate far exceeds the 80 percent threshold set forth by the MAERB.
During this same time, the weighted average of employer satisfaction with graduates of Berkeley College’s Medical Assistant program is 97.18 percent, which also exceeds the 80 percent threshold set forth by the MAERB.
The Surgical Technology program prepares students to work as valuable members of a surgical team, which most commonly includes surgeons, anesthesiologists, and circulating nurses. Surgical Technologists assist in surgical procedures under the supervision of surgeons, registered nurses, and other surgical personnel. They perform a variety of critical hands-on tasks, including:
Preparing operating rooms by setting up surgical instruments and equipment Preparing patients for surgery by washing, shaving, and disinfecting incision sites Passing instruments and other sterile supplies to surgeons during surgical procedures Maintaining a proper sterile field throughout the surgical process Monitoring and assessing operating room conditions Benefit from:
A strong foundation in both the theory and techniques of surgical technology Hands-on learning in on-site surgical laboratories that simulate the surgical environment Valuable, practical experience gained through the completion of clinical practicums at off-campus healthcare facilities, under the supervision of instructors and professional practitioners Liberal arts and sciences courses that provide students with a foundation of skills and knowledge necessary to reason clearly and communicate effectively
The Surgical Technology program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) upon the recommendation of the Accreditation Review Council on Education in Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (ARC/STSA). Only students who complete a CAAHEP-accredited Surgical Technology program are eligible to sit for the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam, a national credentialing exam administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA). Seventy-eight percent of Berkeley College’s Surgical Technology students who graduated between August 1, 2015, and July 31, 2016, passed the Certified Surgical Technologist (CST) exam on their first attempt. This pass rate is higher than the national average of 69.8 percent, according to statistics from the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting.
Accounting professionals are critical to the success of virtually every company and organization. At Berkeley College, degree programs cover varying levels of accounting theory and practical knowledge, preparing students with the skills and qualifications necessary to enter the professional world.
The Accounting program at Berkeley College is designed to prepare students for a range of career opportunities with accounting firms, public and private companies, and numerous other types of organizations. Participation in student chapters of professional associations, student clubs, and alumni interaction can help students make important industry connections.
Understanding financial and managerial accounting theory and applying that knowledge in a business environment The development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills in business settings Mastering the technology used by accounting professionals, including the creation and management of spreadsheets, databases, and more Curricula that include courses in Government, Nonprofit, and Tax Accounting Hands-on learning from instructors chosen for academic excellence as well as relevant professional experience A baccalaureate program that contributes to preparing students for the rigorous CPA exam Participation in a capstone course designed to put theory into practice Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
Business with style. The Fashion Merchandising and Management degree programs at Berkeley College integrate the creative and business aspects of the fashion industry. Incorporating current technologies, courses provide students with training in consumer behavior, product development, merchandising, retail distribution, marketing, and sales, covering the complete fashion global supply chain.
Potential career paths include:
Product development Retail buying and merchandising Allocation and planning Omni-channel retail management Brand communications Students benefit from courses taught by fashion faculty selected for their academic credentials and professional experience, in addition to guest lectures and presentations from industry experts. A comprehensive capstone course and participation in a supervised internship allow students to apply their education in the fashion workplace. Field trips to retailers and showrooms, as well as volunteer opportunities during New York Fashion Week, provide additional hands-on learning.
An understanding of the complete fashion global supply chain from materials sourcing to omni-channel retail distribution Opportunities to: Explore consumer and buyer trends Develop fashion products Evaluate production needs and costs Determine proper retail strategies Use support technologies The ability to apply proper marketing and sales techniques to fashion business operations Participation in faculty-monitored fashion internships or industry-related activities Access to New York City’s fashion industry and support network A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
Virtually all organizations depend on compelling visual communication to successfully convey ideas and engage customers. The Graphic Design program at Berkeley College is both innovative to give you more career options…and thorough to help you stand out in the job market.
Along with the history of graphic design and a strong foundation in art and design principles, the curriculum exposes students to the problem-solving process using a broad range of traditional, digital, and emerging media. Courses are taught in modern studio/lab environments at our Woodland Park campus and online, encouraging entrepreneurial teamwork and collaboration. Critical thinking, conceptual problem solving, and creativity are emphasized as students learn about:
Web design User interface and interactive design Motion graphics and animation Digital photography and imaging Illustration Filmmaking Game design Packaging Advertising Publication design Typographic design And more Instructors are chosen for both academic excellence and relevant professional experience. They share firsthand occupational knowledge that can help prepare students to enter the job market. Portfolios, internships, and capstone projects are completed prior to graduation, as students work closely with the Career Services Department to secure future employment.
Students have the opportunity to interact with Interior Design and Design Management students, exhibit their work in the Gallery at Woodland Park, and contribute to the department website. Students may also participate in field trips, attend guest lectures and opening receptions, and network with members of the professional design, art, and film community.
A program that provides a strong foundation in the practice of graphic design as a fine art Hands-on learning that emphasizes skills required by employers Proficiency in industry technology, including current computer graphic software Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments
Combine information technology with business management to enhance your career potential. Information technology plays a critical and growing role in organizational operations. Students in the Berkeley College Information Technology Management program build on an IT/Business core and may choose to concentrate in one of three areas:
Network security Database management Web design The program’s unique focus on the management of technology effectively prepares students for successful careers in the dynamic and fast-paced information technology marketplace. Unlike programs that focus just on one or the other, this combination of business and technical savvy sets Berkeley graduates apart.
Learning how businesses use information technology resources to perform business functions and gain competitive advantage Working with current web, networking, and database technologies Integrating technical and business applications in course projects Exceptional faculty, including information technology professionals with industry experience Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments Building a student portfolio of technology projects that will demonstrate competency in business applications to potential employers
Interior Design degree programs at Berkeley College focus on the creative and technical aspects of this exciting industry. Graduates are prepared with the necessary skills and practical knowledge to enter the industry in a range of roles.
Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.) and Associate’s degree programs prepare students to pursue careers in creative positions, as residential or commercial interior designers, exhibit designers, designers in architectural firms, and more.
Faculty members in this program are selected for both academic excellence and relevant professional experience in interior design. They combine firsthand knowledge and know-how with classroom instruction for a thorough education for entry into the professional world.
A curriculum that focuses on exploring design fundamentals, theory, visual communication, culture, and history Studio-based, hands-on projects, exploring all aspects of design through sketching, drafting, and color composition Modern computer-aided design learning current programs used in the design industry, such as AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp Pro, Rhino, 3ds Max, and rendering with V-Ray Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
To survive today, organizations must understand the effects and opportunities presented by globalization. In the Berkeley College International Business degree programs, students gain critical knowledge and experience to meet these challenges as they prepare for a variety of roles. Potential career paths include positions in various types of corporations, as well as government, non-government, and nonprofit organizations.
The International Business programs provide an integrated foundation in international trade, marketing, finance, and management that focuses on global business practices. In addition, students complete extended simulation projects running a global business and may participate in Model United Nations conferences with students from around the world.
Berkeley College International Business students graduate with more than just a college degree. To prepare students for the competitive job market, the programs offer a combination of:
A strong International Business core Upper-level, discipline-specific courses Career management training Benefit from:
Learning a broad range of global business skills with the depth necessary to prepare for making critical decisions Upper-level electives for advanced study in International Business Career management preparation that begins in the first year of study The development of critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, as well as the ability to produce and present effective oral and written forms of communication Qualified faculty, many with doctorate degrees and global industrial, retail, commercial, nonprofit, and government experience Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
To meet growing needs for legal support, today’s firms and organizations are seeking qualified graduates with broad knowledge of the law and legal practices. At Berkeley College, the Bachelor’s and Associate’s degree programs in Legal Studies are designed to prepare students who are interested in careers in legal support services with government, nonprofit organizations, regulatory/compliance offices, or other law-related careers, as well as those students considering law school and other advanced studies in law.
Courses focus on developing skills in critical reasoning and analysis, communication, research, writing, and more.
Performing law-related work in a wide range of disciplines Courses that focus on legal theory and practical application with attorneys in both private and public practice Exceptional faculty, including experienced corporate, litigation, and government attorneys who bring firsthand knowledge Instruction in current technology used in law-related applications and electronic legal research databases Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees Graduates will be prepared to perform law-related work under the supervision of a lawyer, such as:
Identifying and analyzing legal issues Investigating and evaluating facts Preparing pleadings, contracts, forms, legal memoranda, and other documents Interviewing clients and witnesses Case management Conducting legal research And many other law-related duties
Every great product, service, or idea needs effective communication to capture attention, build desire, and gain favor among consumers. In today’s highly competitive global marketplace, organizations are spending more and more on winning the hearts and minds of consumers via marketing communications tools such as advertising, public relations, sales promotions, and professional selling.
The Marketing Communications program at Berkeley College is ideal for students who are interested in generating creative solutions to marketing problems through integrated communications. The program covers:
Market and consumer research Strategic positioning Creative development and execution Media planning and execution across current traditional, digital, mobile, and social marketing vehicles Benefit from:
A program that provides a strong foundation in broader marketing principles, taking a 360° look at integrated marketing communications, along with a specialized focus on traditional and emerging marketing Hands-on learning from accomplished instructors with professional marketing experience Courses designed to develop the skills and abilities that are relevant in today’s marketplace The ability to participate in, and make connections through, student chapters of industry associations such as the American Advertising Federation (AAF) and the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) Participation in a capstone project designed to put theory into practice Valuable, practical experience through program-related, faculty-monitored internships or job-related assignments A seamless transition between Associate’s and Bachelor’s degrees
The Practical Nurse program provides students with the knowledge and clinical skills necessary to enter the healthcare field as a Practical Nurse. Graduates of the Practical Nurse program are eligible to sit for the NCLEX-PN licensure examination. Passing this exam is required to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN).
Practical Nurses provide basic medical care, including:
Monitoring a patient’s health by checking vital signs Administering wound care and inserting catheters Providing for the basic comfort of patients, such as helping them bathe or dress Reporting a patient’s medical status to the registered nurse and/or physician Maintaining patient health records Collecting specimens Practical Nurse graduates provide care to their patients in a variety of healthcare environments, including physicians’ offices, clinics, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, rehabilitation centers, and home healthcare settings.
A strong foundation in both the theory and techniques of clinical nursing Hands-on learning in on-site nursing laboratories that simulate various clinical environments Opportunities to practice communication and interpersonal skills needed for developing a rapport with colleagues and patients Valuable, practical experience gained through the completion of clinical rotations at off-campus healthcare facilities, under the supervision of New Jersey licensed Registered Nurse (RN) instructors Our affiliation with CommandCare LLC, which provides an additional level of access to opportunities within the healthcare field
The Health Sciences Associate's degree program prepares students to meet the challenges of today’s complex healthcare environment through a combination of concentration-specific and general coursework. Students are able to select either a Patient Care Technician or Surgical Processing Technician concentration, based on their individual interests and career goals.
A program that provides a strong foundation in the fundamentals of healthcare Hands-on learning using modern equipment in simulated healthcare environments Opportunities to practice communication and interpersonal skills needed for developing a rapport with colleagues and patients Valuable, practical experience through a program-related, faculty-monitored internship Liberal arts and science courses, including a humanities elective, that provides students with the foundation of skills and knowledge necessary to reason clearly and communicate effectively
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