Certificate Programs

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Bookkeepers and Accountants record financial transactions, update statements, and check financial records for accuracy. Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks typically do the following: use bookkeeping software, online spreadsheets, and databases, enter (post) financial transactions into the appropriate computer software, receive and record cash, checks, and vouchers, put costs (debits) and income (credits) into the software, assigning each to an appropriate account, produce reports, such as balance sheets (costs compared with income), income statements, and totals by account, check for accuracy in figures, postings, and reports and reconcile or note and report any differences they find in the records.
Workers in this occupation have a wide range of tasks. Some are full-charge bookkeeping clerks who maintain an entire organization’s books. Others are accounting clerks who handle specific tasks.
Source: https://www.bls.gov/ooh/Office-and-Administrative-Support/Bookkeeping-accounting-and-auditing-clerks.htm#tab-2

Our Bookkeeping and Accounting certificate training program consists of the following sections: Fundamentals of Bookkeeping, Bookkeeping and Accounting, QuickBooks, Computer Basics and Microsoft Excel. Pre-req: HS Diploma or HSE. (100 hours)

Instructor: Mr. Chudi Chiejina, BA, MS, Accounting.
Program Accredited by: Not applicable.
Entry Requirements: Basic computer proficiency, high school diploma or high school equivalency.
Full Program Tuition: $1750 (Does not include textbooks or state exams fees.)

Courses

  • Fundamentals of Bookkeeping: Learn the fundamentals of Bookkeeping, including recording entries, posting, making trial balances, balance sheets and income statements.
  • Bookkeeping and Accounting: Learn accounts payable, accounts receivable, purchases, credit card sales, sales tax and inventory control, as well as introduction to payroll.
  • QuickBooks: Learn QuickBooks, a computer based productivity tool designed to help you manage financial information more easily.
  • Computer Basics
  • Microsoft Excel: Learn how to effectively use this computer based tool designed to assist you in organizing financial information for analysis and decision making.

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

Foreclosures, Short Sales, REOs and Auctions: Tools for Success in Today’s Market

Attention Agents and Homeowners: With the number of homes going into foreclosure and short sales reaching unprecedented highs, it is increasingly important for licensees and homeowners to stay current on these topics so as to remain competitive and successful in the market. This 3 hour class discusses four hot topics in today’s market: foreclosures, short sales, REOs, and auctions. Focusing on the legal ramifications of these topics, this title also reviews how agents can successfully market these properties. $110

  • Textbook is included in course fee.

    Instructor: TBA

    Program Accredited by: Not applicable.

    Entry Requirements: Please see individual course descriptions for pre-requisite information.

    Full Program Tuition: Please see individual course descriptions for tuition.

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

The financial impact of modern sports is a global phenomenon driving business opportunities on many levels. Globally it accounts for more than $14 billion of economic activity. Through lecture, individual and group projects, this course analyzes the historical and economic impact of the business of sports, in a national and global context consisting of three distinct sections; 1) Foundations of American Sport, 2) The Big Four: NBA, NFL,MLB, NHL and 3)Sports Business. Designed for aspiring professionals, our program will provide you with a foundational understanding of the business of sports so that you can better evaluate if this is a viable career choice for you. No textbook required. (25 hrs.)

Instructor: Mr. Richard L. Gant, Chief Experience Officer, The RL Gant Group, Inc.

Program Accredited by: Not applicable.

Entry Requirements: High School Diploma or HSE. Understanding of basic business principles in a corporate setting.

Full Program Tuition: $475

Courses

Foundations of American Sport: In this session particular emphasis is given to the commercialization of sport. Through analysis of the historical, social, commercial, and economic context of American sport, this session teaches students to understand and manage contemporary issues in the business of sport.

The Big Four: NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL: The NFL, NBA, MLB, and NHL are commonly referred to as the “Big 4.” In this session we will discover why the best players can become cultural icons, as the leagues enjoy a significant place in popular culture in the U.S. We will discuss the NFL’s 32 teams, and the others leagues with 30 each and why the vast majority of major league teams are concentrated in the most populous metropolitan areas of the United States.

Sports Business: Through specific topics and case studies this session seeks to impart a mastery and understanding of the structure and operation of sports organizations and their place in the national business landscape, specifically through analysis and evaluation of the essential foundations of the industry.

Note: We are currently accepting applications into this program. Please email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu for more information. Thank you.

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

The CASAC Certificate program at Medgar Evers College, CUNY is designed to appeal to substance abuse counselors, social workers, and other health care professionals. The full 350 hour program covers the full range of knowledge, skills and professional techniques related to becoming a Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor.

Students who are pursuing a college degree or who have earned an Associate's, Bachelor's or Master's Degree, please be advised that some of the course work associated with your degree may be claimed toward satisfying some or all of the CASAC education and training requirements. In order to determine which coursework may be applicable, your college transcript(s) should be submitted with your New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS) CASAC application. The application may be found by clicking on this link: http://www.oasas.ny.gov/mis/forms/pds/documents/PDS-11.pdf

However, all prospective students must participate in a conversation with our CASAC Program Coordinator, Ms. Ronda Marrimon. Ms. Marrimon may be reached via email at RMarrimon@mec.cuny.edu.

Our CASAC courses are offered year round. Courses are typically scheduled on a Monday and Wednesday (and/or) Tuesday and Thursday frequency, from 6-9pm and some Saturdays from 11:00am - 3:00pm. For a complete and update to date schedule, please email your request to Ms. Marrimon at RMarrimon@mec.cuny.edu, thank you.

Program Accredited by: New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), http://oasas.ny.gov/

Entry Requirements: Student must be 18 years old, have a HS Diploma or HSE and be a resident of NYS.

Full Program Tuition: $4510

Courses

Drugs 101. Basic Knowledge of Addictions (OASAS Sect 1) - 30 clock hours
Advanced Study of Alcoholism. Drug Addiction (OASAS Sect 1) - 30 clock hours
Intervention and Treatment Approaches (OASAS Sect 1) - 30 clock hours
Mandatory Four Hours of Tobacco Cessation (online, no tuition) (OASAS Sect 1) - 04 clock hours
Alcohol. Drug Counseling with Diverse Populations (OASAS Sect 2) - 30 clock hours
Individual Therapy in Addictions Counseling (OASAS Sect 2) - 45 clock hours
Group Therapy in Addictions Counseling (OASAS Sect 2) - 30 clock hours
Alcohol. Drug Effects on Families. Significant Others (OASAS Sect 2) - 24 clock hours
Theories of Human Growth and Development (OASAS Sect 2) - 24 clock hours
Health Wellness in Addictions Counseling (OASAS Sect 2) - 24 clock hours
Assessment and Evaluation in Addictions Counseling (OASAS Sect 3) - 24 clock hours
Treatment Planning, Client Record Keeping. Discharge Planning (OASAS Sect 3) - 24 clock hours
Case Management Referral & Service Coordination (OASAS Sect 3) - 24 clock hours
Ethical Issues Specific to Substance Use and Abuse Disorder (OASAS Sect 4) - 45 clock hours
Child Abuse Training (Online, no tuition) (OASAS Sect 4) - 04 clock hours

"I am a CASAC-T after successfully completing my 350 hours of classroom education requirement at Medgar Evers College - a place I highly recommend for the dynamic and interactive teaching sessions to anyone who wants to become a certified alcoholism and substance abuse counselor. I am now doing the required work experience hours at Kingsborough Addiction Treatment Center (ATC)." - Jesus Caicedo.

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

Medical records and health information technicians, commonly referred to ashealth information technicians organize and manage health information data. They ensure that the information maintains its quality, accuracy, accessibility, and security in both paper files and electronic systems. Our training program is designed to provide you with the competence and expertise to full this function and attain the (NHA) National Health career Association’s certification as an Electronic Health Records Specialist. Our program consists of the following sections: Anatomy & Physiology, Medical Terminology, Medical Records Analysis and Introduction to ICD-10, and Computer Basics for Medical Billers. (100 hrs.) Textbook and related exam fees not included in tuition.

Courses

  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Records Analysis
  • Introduction to ICD-10
  • Computer Basics for Medical Billers

Instructor: Dr. Vanessa Harry.

Entry Requirement: HS diploma or equivalency.

Program Accredited by: Pending approval through National Health career Association, http://www.nhanow.com/

Full Program Tuition: $1395

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) care for the sick or injured in emergency situations. People’s lives often depend on their quick reaction and competent care. Through our hands on training, you will learn how to respond to 911 calls, wound care, assessing a patient’s condition, patient transport, etc. Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to earn your EMT Certification from the New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services. (170+ hrs.) Tuition does not include text or exam fees.

Instructor: TBA.

Program Accredited by: New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Medical Services.

Entry Requirements: High School Diploma or HSE.

Full Program Tuition: $1195.

Courses

The program consists of the following sections: Preparatory, Airway, CPR, Patient Assessment, Medical, Environmental and Trauma Emergencies with inclusion of Terrorism and Weapons of Mass Destruction, Infants, Children, Geriatrics and Ambulance Operations.

Clinical rotations consist of 10 hours in an emergency room and students will also ride as observers for one-eight hour shift with a FDNY ambulance response unit.

Note: Information Session, March 15, 2017, 730pm-830pm. Location to be announced. For full details, please email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu.

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

This certificate program is designed for the professional who wants to gain a comprehensive level of training in Microsoft Office. Taught by a Microsoft Certified Instructor, this program provides intermediate and advanced users with a hands-on approach to word processing, spreadsheet analysis and computer-based presentations, using Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access. (100 hours) Textbook fee not included in tuition.

Program Accredited by: Not applicable.

Entry Requirements: Computer Basics and Keyboarding course or a minimum of 2 years’ experience using Microsoft Office.

Full Program Tuition: $1550

Courses

  • Fundamental Spreadsheet Concepts in MS Excel
  • Managing and Formatting Worksheets in MS Excel
  • Enhancing Worksheets in MS Excel
  • Advanced Concepts in MS Excel
  • Getting Started in MS Word
  • Formatting a Document in MS Word
  • Working with Graphic Images and Templates in MS Word
  • Advanced Concepts in MS Word
  • Presentations in MS PowerPoint
  • Enhancing Presentations in MS PowerPoint
  • Character Formatting in MS PowerPoint
  • Templates, Tables and Images in MS PowerPoint
  • Viewing and Running Slideshows in MS PowerPoint
  • Introduction to MS Access
  • Creating Databases, Tables, Reports and Running Queries in MS Access
  • Introduction to MS Outlook
  • Working in MS Outlook

Instructor: Ms. Diane Martin, MS, Instructional Technology, Microsoft Office Certified Specialist.

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

Our certificate program is designed for the novice or beginner user of computers and the Microsoft Office suite. Through a combination of in class lecture, hands on training and projects, you will gain a foundational level of training designed to prepare you to effectively use MS Office for a variety of applications. The full program consists of the following courses: Computer Basics, Keyboarding Basics, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Access. Textbook fee not included in tuition. (100 hours)

Instructors: Ms. Linda Gaddy, MS, Ed., Certified Educational Technology Specialist, Ms. Diane Martin, MS, Instructional Technology, Microsoft Office Certified Specialist.

Accredited by: Not applicable.

Entry Requirements: None.

Full Program Tuition: $1195

Courses

  • Computer Basics: In this course, you will learn foundational skills to fully understand the basic elements of computer hardware and software while learning how to browse the internet, create and send emails, and much more. If this is your first time using a computer, then this training is specifically designed for you. The course is based around the Microsoft operating system and Microsoft Office software suite. Textbook not required. (15 hours) $205
  • Keyboarding Basics: In this course you will learn how to type using a standard computer keyboard leveraging proven training techniques. Special emphasis will be placed on learning to type accurately while also developing your typing speed. The expected outcome is for you to complete the course with an accurate typing ability between 20 - 40 words per minute. Textbook not required. (15 hours) $205
  • Microsoft Word for Beginners: Students will learn how to effectively use Microsoft Word to create letters, reports and similar documents. This course focuses leaning on how to enter and edit text; cut, copy, paste and move data; use basic writing tools, such as spell check, set up pages and margins; format a document; and change fonts and font sizes. Pre-req: Computer Basics and Keyboarding Basics. (15 hrs.) $275
  • Microsoft Excel for Beginners: Microsoft Excel is a spreadsheet program in a Windows environment. Business, management and financial departments use it to organize financial information for analysis and decision-making. It is not an accounting software package, but a useful tool in data collection. (15 hrs.) $275
  • Microsoft PowerPoint for Beginners: This course is designed for students who are interested in learning the fundamentals needed to create and modify basic presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. During this course, you will learn how to create, format, add graphics and import charts to your PowerPoint “deck.” (15 hrs.) $275
  • Microsoft Access for Beginners: In this course students will learn how to uses a visual approach to presenting and managing data. Learn how to create, design and implement a database system using a key database tool in the Microsoft Office Suite. Design reports, forms and screens. Advanced topics, such as sophisticated queries and linked-table databases, will be covered. (15 hrs.) $275

Program Accredited by: Not applicable.

Entry Requirements: None.

Full Program Tuition: $1195 (If you register into the entire 6 section program.)

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

  • Pre-Certified Nursing Assisting (Pre-CNA): Our Pre-CNA course is designed for students who require basic skills support before they enroll in our Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) program. This course will provide you with an overview of the essential elements of the CNA training with a focus on improving basic reading comprehension and writing skills. This course introduces basic word structure and terminology pertaining to body systems. It includes spelling, pronunciation, word usage, introduction to medical terminology and review of daily writing samples. (21 hours). Pre-req: HS Diploma or HSE. No textbook required. Instructor: TBA. $225
  • Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA): A CNA works under the supervision of a RN or LPN, providing assistance to residents with activities of daily living. Upon completion of our certificate bearing program, which is delivered via a combination of lecture, practical and job skills training, you will be able to perform skills such as: feeding, bathing, personal hygiene, exercising, transferring, infection prevention and maintenance of residents’ safety. At the conclusion of this course, you will be prepared to successfully attain your NYS certification. (120 hrs.) Pre-req: HS Diploma or HSE. Textbook, uniform, exam fee not included in tuition. Instructors: Ms. Clementine Hardy-Howard, RN, Ms. Tanya Morris, RN and Ms. Kelynne J. Edmond, RN BC, MSN, APRN-BC. $1320
  • Patient Care Technician with CNA: Our certificate bearing program will prepare you to work as an entry-level Patient Care Technician in a clinic, hospital, wound care center or long-term care facility. This training prepares you to work alongside other medical professionals, performing duties such as: basic patient care, safety monitoring, obtain EKG readings, general patient care and related duties. The full program consists of the following sections: Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Phlebotomy, EKG, BLS, (Basic Life Support) and Job Search Strategies, (JSS). This program is designed to prepare you to earn your NHA credential. (200 hrs.) Pre-req: HS Diploma or HSE. Textbook, uniform, exam fee, etc., not included in tuition. Instructors: Ms. Clementine Hardy-Howard, RN, Ms. Tanya Morris, RN and Ms. Kelynne J. Edmond, RN BC, MSN, APRN-BC. $2610

Program Accredited by: National Health career Association (NHA), http://www.nhanow.com/home.aspx

Entry Requirements: High School Diploma or High School Equivalency, minimum and a writing sample.

Full Program Tuition: Please review course descriptions listed above. Textbooks, uniforms and exams not included in tuition.

Instructors: Ms. Clementine Hardy-Howard, RN, Ms. Tanya Morris, RN and Ms. Kelynne J. Edmond, RN BC, MSN, APRN-BC.

Schedule

Class Course Codes Days Times Dates
Pre-CNA (Weekday) HC-RC10A Mon-Th 9:30am-11:30am Mar 20-Apr 4
Pre-CNA (Weeknight) HC-RC10B Mon-Th 6:00pm-8:00pm Mar 20-Apr 4
PCT (Weekday Session 1) HC-PC200A Mon - Thu 9:00am - 5:30pm Feb 23-Apr 24
PCT (Weekday Session 2) HC-PC200B Mon - Thu 9:00am - 3:30pm Apr 3-Jun 22
PCT (Evening Session) HC-PC200C Mon - Thu 6:00pm – 9:15pm Feb 23-Jun 12
CNA (Weekday Session 1) HC-CN101A Mon - Thu 9:00am – 2:00pm Feb 23-Apr 6
CNA (Weekday Session 2) HC-CN101F Mon - Thu 9:00am – 12:30pm Mar 27-Jun 1
CNA (Weekday Session 3) HC-CN101C Mon - Thu 9:00am – 2:00pm Apr 3-May 11
CNA (Evening) HC-CN101D Mon-Thu 6:00pm-9:15pm Feb 23-May 4
CNA (Weekend) HC-CN101E Sat 9:30am-5:30pm Feb 11-May 6

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

A skilled Certified Pharmacy Technician (CPhT), assists pharmacists with dispensing prescription medicine at independent and chain pharmacies and drug stores. As a Pharmacy Technician, you may assist patients, receive prescriptions, retrieve, count, pour, weigh, measure, and mix or compound medications; establish and maintain patient profiles, prepare insurance claim forms and manage inventory. Our program is designed to prepare you to earn your National Health career Association credential. (24 hrs.)

Questions requiring clinical knowledge, such as prescription and health questions, are always referred to a licensed pharmacist.

Program Accredited by: National Health Career Association, http://www.nhanow.com/home.aspx

Entry Requirements: High School Diploma or High School Equivalency.

Total Program Tuition: $910, Tuition does not include textbooks or related program fees.

Instructor: Dr Sophia Mason, PhD, MBA, FNP, CNP.

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

As a CPT, you’ll draw blood from patients in hospitals, blood centers, or similar facilities for analysis or other medical purposes. As a CPT, you may perform some or all of the following tasks:

  • Perform basic phlebotomy procedures
  • Evaluate patients for ability to withstand venipuncture procedure
  • Explain the venipuncture procedure and answer patient questions
  • Perform basic point of care testing, such as blood glucose levels on patients
  • Prepare blood, urine, and other body fluid specimens for testing according to established standards

Benefits to obtaining a Phlebotomy Certification may include: more job opportunities, an increased pay scale, job security, and increased subject matter expertise

Program Accredited by: National Health Career Association, http://www.nhanow.com/home.aspx

Entry Requirements: High School Diploma or High School Equivalency.

Total Program Tuition: $1375
Tuition does not include textbooks or related program fees.

Instructor: TBA

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

NY State Real Estate Salesperson

Under the supervision of a licensed real estate broker, a real estate salesperson facilitates the purchase and sale of property on behalf of customers, obtains lists of property for sale with employing broker; assists buyers (customers) of real estate to locate and purchase property (listed with employing brokers or another broker). A real estate salesperson is associated with a real estate broker to list and negotiate the sale, lease, or rental of real estate property for others for compensation, under the direction and guidance of a responsible broker. A salesperson cannot operate independently. (75 hours)

Our New York State Real Estate Salesperson Licensing Course meets the 75-hour requirement and is the mandatory prerequisite to taking the NYS Real Estate Salesperson Exam.

Textbook is not included in tuition.

Program Accredited by: NYS Division of Licensing Services, http://www.dos.ny.gov/licensing/index.html

Entry Requirements: High School Diploma or HSE.

Total Program Tuition: $485

Courses:

  • License Law and Regulations (3 hours)
  • Law of Agency (11 hours)
  • Legal Issues (10 hours)
  • Contract of Sales and Leases (3 hours)
  • Real Estate Finance (5 hours)
  • Land Use Regulations (3 hours)
  • Construction and Environmental Issues (5 hours)
  • Valuation Process and Pricing Properties (3 hours)
  • Human Rights and Fair Housing (4 hours)
  • Real Estate Mathematics (1 hour)
  • Municipal Agencies (2 hours)
  • Property Insurance (2 hours)
  • Taxes and Assessments (3 hours)
  • Condominiums and Cooperatives (4 hours)
  • Commercial and Investment Properties (10 hours)
  • Income Tax Issues in Real Estate Transactions (3 hours)
  • Mortgage Brokers (1 hour)
  • Property Management (2 hours)

Entry Requirements: None.

Total Program Tuition: Please refer to course descriptions, listed above.

Instructor: Ms. Trisha Ocona Francis, President, realestateOCONA

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

Wedding and Event Planning Certification is designed to help you get started in the wedding and event planning industry. This hands-on program covers everything a successful event planner needs to know; including vendor and supplies contracts, negotiation and business planning. Graduates will receive an internationally recognized certification, post graduate support and customized internship opportunities.

This Program is offered in partnership with The Wedding Planning Institute.

Registrations for Wedding & Event Planning (CWEP) will be processed by the Wedding Planning Institute. To register call Mary or Dean at 1-916-780-1222 or 888-221-9988.

Entry Requirements: None.

Total Program Tuition: $1495
Tuition does not include textbooks or related program fees.

Instructor: TBA

For more information and to schedule a visit, call us at (718) 804-8850 or email us at ace.info@mec.cuny.edu. Thank you.

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