Professional Licensure and Certification

The chart below reflects the College’s determinations for its programs that may lead to professional licensure or certification. Licensing and certification requirements vary by state. Students who relocate to another state during their enrollment may or may not satisfy the eligibility criteria to obtain a professional license or certification in that state.

Certificate or Degree Program Campus Offered License or Certification Type Program Meets Educational Components of Licensure or Certification Requirements Program Does Not Meet Educational Components of Licensure or Certification Requirements Determination Has Not Been Made Additional Information

Business Administration -Accounting Associate in Applied Science Degree

Newark Woodbridge Woodland Park New York City

Online

Certified Public Accountant

(CPA)

NJ, NY

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

This program does not satisfy the education requirements to apply for a CPA license in New York or New Jersey.

The Accounting AAS program is 60 semester hours. New York requires 150 semester hours in a registered licensure qualifying program. New Jersey also requires 150 semester hours to apply for a license.

For more information see:

http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/cpa/cpalic.htm#edu https://nasba.org/exams/cpaexam/newyork/ https://nasba.org/exams/cpaexam/newjersey/

Accounting Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

Newark Woodbridge Woodland Park

New York City

Online

Certified Public Accountant

(CPA)

NJ, NY

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

This program does not satisfy the education requirements to apply for a CPA license in New York or New Jersey.

The Accounting BBA program is 120 semester hours. New York requires 150 semester hours in a registered licensure qualifying program. New Jersey also requires 150 semester hours to apply for a license.

Individuals who enroll in this program may sit for the CPA Exam only. Please note that such individuals will still need to complete an additional 30 semester hours in a qualifying program and satisfy all other requirements (including, but not limited to, experience and character) in order to apply for a CPA license.

For more information see:

http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/cpa/cpalic.htm#edu https://nasba.org/exams/cpaexam/newyork/ https://nasba.org/exams/cpaexam/newjersey/

Financial Services Associate in Applied Science Degree

New York City Online

Certified Financial Planner

(CFP)

NJ, NY

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

This program does not satisfy the education requirements to apply for the CFP certification in New York or New Jersey. In order to be eligible to sit for the CFP Exam, students must have a bachelor's degree in a program registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

Financial Services Bachelor of Business Administration Degree

New York City Online

Certified Financial Planner

(CFP)

NJ, NY

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

Students who graduate from this program do not automatically become Certified Financial Planners.

In order to be eligible to sit for the CFP® Exam, students must take FIN2230, FIN3310, FIN3315, FIN4400, FIN4411, FIN4420 and complete this BBA program.

This program is registered with the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

In order to apply for the CFP® certification, individuals must pass the CFP® Exam and also must satisfy all other requirements (including, but not limited to, experience and ethics).

For more information see:

https://www.cfp.net/get-certified/certification-process

Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding Certificate

Woodland Park

Certified Billing and Coding Specialist ("CBCS")

or

Certified Professional Biller ("CPB")

CT, MI, NJ, NY, NC, NV

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NM, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

New Jersey does not require individuals to earn the CBCS or CPB credential before becoming eligible for employment. However, some employers may require the CBCS or CPB credential or prefer candidates who have obtained the CBCS or CPB credential.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information see:

https://www.nhanow.com/certifications/billing-coding

Health Services Administration - Medical Insurance, Billing, and Coding Associate in Applied Science Degree

Newark Woodbridge Woodland Park

New York City White Plains Online

Certified Professional Coder ("CPC")

NJ, NY, CT, MI, NC, NV

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NM, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

New Jersey does not require individuals to earn the CPC credential before becoming eligible for employment. However, some employers may require the CPC credential or prefer candidates who have obtained the CPC credential.

The American Academy of Professional Coders recommends obtaining an associate degree prior to sitting for the CPC examination.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information see:

https://www.aapc.com/certification/cpc/

Surgical Technology Associate in Applied Science Degree

Woodland Park

Online* Woodbridge**

(*See Additional Information)

Certified Surgical Technologist

NJ, NY

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

The Surgical Technology program offered at the Woodland Park campus is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP).

*The online program is a degree completion option available only to individuals who completed a Surgical Technology program accredited by either CAAHEP or the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES).

**The Surgical Technology program offered at the Woodbridge campus has a site visit scheduled for pursuing initial accreditation by CAAHEP. This step in the process is neither a status of accreditation nor a guarantee that accreditation will be granted. At this time, students who enroll in this program at the Woodbridge campus are not eligible to participate in the CST exam. However, graduates will be eligible to participate in the Tech in Surgery-Certified (TS-C) examination administered by the National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT).

This program requires students to take a certification examination administered by the National Board of Surgical Technology and Surgical Assisting (NBSTSA) or another nationally recognized surgical technologist credentialing organization.

This includes the CST and TS-C certification examinations.

To be eligible for employment, New Jersey and New York require individuals to earn and maintain a certified surgical technologist credential administered by the NBSTSA or another nationally recognized surgical technologist credentialing organization.

This program also requires students to take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see:

https://www.nbstsa.org

Surgical Processing Technician Certificate

Newark Woodbridge Woodland Park

Certified Registered Central Service Technician ("CRCST")

NJ

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

This program requires students to take the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification examination.

New Jersey requires individuals to earn the CRCST credential before becoming eligible for employment.

This program requires students to take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see:

https://www.iahcsmm.org

Health Sciences Associate in Applied Science Degree Surgical Processing Technician Specialization

Newark Woodbridge Woodland Park

Online*

(See Additional Information)

Certified Registered Central Service Technician ("CRCST")

NJ

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

*The online program is a degree completion option available only to individuals who:

(i) hold a current Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) credential issued by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) or a current Certified Sterile Processing and Distribution Tech (CSPDT) credential issued by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD)

and

(ii) hold a current Certified Endoscope Reprocessor (CER) credential issued by the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM); a current Certified Flexible Endoscope Reprocessor (CFER) credential issued by the Certification Board for Sterile Processing and Distribution (CBSPD); or who can provide employer verification of 30 hours hands-on experience reprocessing endoscopes prior to admission.

The onsite program requires students to take the Certified Registered Central Service Technician (CRCST) certification examination administered by the IAHCSMM.

New Jersey requires the CRCST credential before becoming eligible for employment.

Students enrolled in this program also must take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see:

https://www.iahcsmm.org

Patient Care Technician Certificate

Newark Woodland Park

Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant ("CPCT/A")

CT, NJ, NY, PA

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

This program requires students to take the Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) certification examination.

Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania do not require individuals to earn the CPCT/A credential before becoming eligible for employment. However, some employers may require the CPCT/A credential or prefer candidates who have obtained the CPCT/A credential.

This program requires students to take the Certified Electrocardiography - CET (NHA) and Certified Phlebotomy - CPT (NHA) exam. Additionally, students must take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see:

https://www.nhanow.com/certifications/patient-care-technician

Health Sciences Associate in Applied Science Degree Patient Care Technician Specialization

Newark Woodland Park

Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant ("CPCT/A")

CT, NJ, NY, PA

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

Graduates of this program are eligible to participate in a variety of certification examinations, including:

(1) Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A)

(2) Certified Electrocardiography (CET)

(3) Certified Phlebotomy (CPT)

(4) Basic Cardiac Life Support for Healthcare Providers (BLS)

Students must take the Certified Patient Care Technician/Assistant (CPCT/A) certification examination. Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania do not require individuals to earn the CPCT/A credential before becoming eligible for employment. However, some employers may require the CPCT/A credential or prefer candidates who have obtained the CPCT/A credential.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see:

https://www.nhanow.com/certifications/patient-care-technician

Practical Nurse Certificate

Woodland Park

Licensed Practical Nurse ("LPN")

NJ

(See Additional Information)

CT, NY, PA

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

This program meets the educational requirements for licensure in the State of New Jersey. Successfully passing the NCLEX-PN is one of several requirements to become a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN); licensure is not automatic.

Applicants for licensure as a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) in the State of New Jersey must successfully complete a New Jersey Board of Nursing approved program, such as this program, pass the NCLEX-PN, and satisfy all other New Jersey Board of Nursing requirements (including, but not limited to, submitting an application and supporting documentation, paying application and processing fees, and passing a criminal history background check).

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information see: https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/applications.aspx

LPN to B.S.N. Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Woodland Park

Registered Professional Nurse

NJ

(See Additional Information)

CT, NY, PA

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

Applicants to this program must (1) have completed an accredited Practical Nurse program in the U.S.; (2) possess an unrestricted active or inactive practical nurse license (LPN); and (3) have completed a minimum of 2,080 hours of work as an LPN within the last two years.

This program meets the educational requirements for licensure in the State of New Jersey. Successfully passing the NCLEX-RN is one of several requirements to become a Registered Nurse (RN); licensure is not automatic.

Applicants for licensure as a RN in the State of New Jersey must successfully complete a New Jersey Board of Nursing approved program, such as this program, pass the NCLEX-RN, and satisfy all other New Jersey Board of Nursing requirements (including, but not limited to, submitting an application and supporting documentation, paying application and processing fees, and passing a criminal history background check).

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see: https://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/nur/Pages/applications.aspx

Medical Assistant Certificate

Newark Woodbridge Woodland Park

Certified Medical Assistant; Certified Clinical Medical Assistant; Or Registered Medical Assistant

NJ

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

Graduates of this program are eligible to sit for a variety of certification examinations, including:

(1) Certified Medical Assistant - CMA (AAMA)

(2) Registered Medical Assistant - RMA (AMT)

(3) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - CCMA (NHA)

(4) Certified Electrocardiography - CET (NHA)

(5) Certified Phlebotomy - CPT (NHA)

(6) Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA)

Students must take one of the following national credential examinations accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA):

(1) Certified Medical Assistant - CMA (AAMA), (2) Registered Medical Assistant - RMA (AMT), or (3) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - CCMA (NHA).

This program requires students to take the Certified Electrocardiography - CET (NHA) and Certified Phlebotomy - CPT (NHA) exam. Additionally, students must take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.

The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) guidelines require students to meet certain criteria in order to participate in the CMA (AAMA) exam. Exam eligibility requirements are available online at http://www.aama-ntl.org/cma-aama-exam/application-steps/eligibility.

New Jersey does not require individuals to obtain any of the credentials listed above before becoming eligible for employment. However, some employers may require one or more of the credentials listed above or prefer candidates who have obtained one or more of the credentials listed above.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see:

https://www.aama-ntl.org

Medical Assistant Associate in Applied Science Degree

Newark Woodbridge Woodland Park

Certified Medical Assistant; Certified Clinical Medical Assistant; Or Registered Medical Assistant

NJ

(See Additional Information)

AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY D.C.

Graduates of this program 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 must take one of the following national credential examinations accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA):

(1) Certified Medical Assistant - CMA (AAMA), (2) Registered Medical Assistant - RMA (AMT), or (3) Certified Clinical Medical Assistant - CCMA (NHA). Students must take the Certified Electrocardiography - CET (NHA) and Certified Phlebotomy - CPT (NHA) exam. Additionally, students must take and pass the Basic Life Support for Healthcare Providers - BLS (AHA) exam.

The American Association of Medical Assistants (AAMA) guidelines require students to meet certain criteria in order to participate in the CMA (AAMA) exam. Exam eligibility requirements are available online at http://www.aama-ntl.org/cma-aama-exam/application-steps/eligibility.

New Jersey does not require individuals to obtain any of the credentials listed above before becoming eligible for employment. However, some employers may require one or more of the credentials listed above or prefer candidates who have obtained one or more of the credentials listed above.

Internship eligibility and employment opportunities in the healthcare field may be contingent upon the results of a medical examination; a criminal history background check; drug and alcohol testing; and satisfying any other requirements.

For more information, see:

https://www.aama-ntl.org