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Business Administration & Accounting Department

The Business Administration & Accounting Department offers a strong educational foundation in the fields of marketing, management, finance, and accounting. The programs are designed to offer the graduates the option to continue their study in business or accounting for a bachelor’s degree and programs for career preparation. 

Questions? Contact Us

Thomas Cox, Ph.D., department chair
Office: H-221/ Main Campus
[email protected]

Degrees & Certificates

Associate in Science (A.S.)

  • Complete 2 years of study at PCCC and then transfer to a 4- year college.
  • Seamlessly transfer all credits to a Bachelor’s degree program.

Accounting/ Management/Marketing

Management Information Systems

Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.)

  • Secure an entry-level position in the accounting field immediately after graduation.
  • Get hands-on experience with an internship in your field.
  • Transfer most credits to a Bachelor’s degree program.


Career Accounting Certificate

  • Secure a clerical or administrative position in the accounting field.
  • Add additional job skills to your resume and background.
  • Get hands-on instruction with accounting software, taxation, and financial analysis.

Accounting Career Certificate

Internship Opportunities

Internships offer students invaluable opportunities to:

  • Discover if a career field is the right fit
  • Acquire job experience for a resume
  • Gain advantage at a company for future employment

Currently, the Business Administration Department at PCCC offers internships as requirements for two-degree programs:

A.A.S. Degree in Hospitality Management Option

The 135-hour internship is offered in the summer with either the Marriott or Hilton hotel, two of the most prestigious hotel chains in the United States.

Interns have the opportunity to work in various hotel areas, such as front desk, food and beverage operations, reservations, and more in order to gain a more thorough understanding of the hotel industry as well as the day-to-day operations.

Professor James Allen

Phone: 973-981-9200
E-mail: [email protected]

A.A.S. Degree in Accounting

Students in this degree program must complete an internship. The internship promotes academic, career, and personal development. Students are advised to complete the internship in the Spring semester prior to graduation. Interns will perform accounting and/or taxation work at a participating accounting firm. A successful internship can lead to faster employment.


AC-226, AC-225, AC-295

·         Duration of 12 weeks.

·         The 135-hour internship is currently offered in the Spring semester.

Professor Khloud Kourani

Phone: 973-684-7643
E-mail: [email protected]

Business Leadership Club

The Business Department at PCCC encourages students to become actively involved in some of the many clubs and organizations affiliated with the College. Students involvement in these organizations can help them gain experience in teamwork, leadership, organization, fundraising, finance and community service.

Students will meet other students with similar interests and have opportunities to work with faculty mentors and business leaders in your community.

Get involved, get connected and take advantage of all the opportunities available to active club members. Make a difference in your community!

Professor Kourani, Club Advisor