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Certificate of Proficiency in Accounting

The Certificate Program in Accounting is designed to provide students with detailed and robust courses offered in the profession of accounting.

This certificate is designed for students who may be required to learn new fields in accounting for their job or need updates on current procedures. It can also help students with non-business baccalaureate degrees in meeting the New Jersey requirements for licensure as Certified Public Accounts (CPA). More information regarding additional educational requirements to complete licensure as CPA can be obtained through the New Jersey Society of CPAs (

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*These courses are only offered through Distance Learning

For more information

Contact: Katherine Dillon
Phone: 732-255-0400, Ext. 2227.

Contact: Stephanie Kroeger
Phone: 732-255-0400, Ext. 2219.

Contact: Christopher Bottomley
Phone: 732-255-0400, Ext. 2996.




Corporate Accountant
Forensic Accountant
Tax Accountant

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Have you already applied for this degree?

Current students are encouraged to use curriculum guides, along with their Student Planning Degree Audit (My Progress Screen), to help make educated, accurate choices when selecting courses.

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Official* 2017-2018 Catalog

Our interactive catalog is updated throughout the year.

*Course requirements for degrees can and do change over time. Students are responsible for fulfilling the degree requirements that are in effect when they begin pursuing the degree at the college.

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honors by contract

A wide range of courses are available for students to participate in OCC’s “Honors by Contract” Program for the spring semester.

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