Diploma in Accounting

The Accounting Diploma program is designed to provide students a solid foundation in the application of accounting and bookkeeping principles.

In this program, students demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to apply accounting principles and techniques in accounting cycle, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, computerized accounting, and computerized spreadsheets. Topics include constructing spreadsheets designed to best illustrate various business situations, utilizing the software's tools to provide a visual means of presenting financial information, and preparing graphs and charts.


Institutional Accreditation: Briarcliffe College is accredited by The Commission on Higher Education of the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The commission on Higher Education is an institutional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education and the Commission on Higher Education Accreditation.

Programmatic Accreditation: The Accounting program is not programmatically accredited.

The New York State Board of Regents also authorizes Briarcliffe to offer Diploma, Associate degree and Bachelor's degree programs.

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Diploma in Accounting

Some of the required courses in this program include:

  • Principles of Accounting I
  • Principles of Accounting II
  • Principles of Business
  • Introduction to Computers
  • Spreadsheet Modeling and Simulations
  • Accounting Electives

This program is available at the following campuses and/or online:

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