Bookkeeping And Accounting

The online courses offered in this area include (click on the course titles for further information and to register):

Bookkeeping Certificate Program
Tuition: $199  
Introduction to QuickBooks
Tuition: $115
Financial Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
Tuition: $125

The classroom courses in this area include:

Bookkeeping Certificate Program: Bookkeeping I & II Tuition: $325 each

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Click here for the current schedule of classes. (please note: only the upcoming schedule of course will be posted. Courses that have already taken place or are in progress will not appear)


Tuition is $295 per course for Bookkeeping I & II, $115-$119 for QuickBooks and $125 for Financial Accounting for Non-Financial Managers. There are no course fees. Tuition payment is due at the time of registration. However, if your company is paying for the course we will invoice your company. Please provide us with your company's purchase order, educational voucher or documentation on company letterhead stating that they are responsible for payment along with the registration form and we will process an invoice directly to your company. Invoicing is available only if you register by mail or fax.

Online registration is available by clicking here. Phone in registration is available by calling 516-323-3550 with your MasterCard, Discover or Visa. To register in person, by fax or mail, please follow the directions on our web page,

If you take a course, have attended each class, and still do not master the course work, we invite you to re-register for the same course, same level, free of charge (classroom courses only!). Your registration will be accepted on a space available basis within one year of the course end date. Re-registration in the course is required.

In addition, during the first hour of class the instructor will present an outline of the course, along with the course goals and objectives. If the student does not feel that this course will meet their expectations, then a full refund will be granted if the student presents their refund request on the first business day after the class has met. 

If you have any questions, please call our office at 516-323-3550 for clarification.

Mailing List/Catalog
The most up-to-date scheduling information can be found on the program webpage. We also email monthly reminders of the upcoming schedule if you provide us with an email address. Class schedules are printed in the CE catalog, which is mailed every January and July to students who have made an inquiry or registered for a class within the last six months.

Questions? If you have any questions, contact Louis Cino at or call 516.323.3550.

Bookkeeping Certificate Program

This certificate program teaches the full charge bookkeeping process from beginning to end. Students will become proficient in the practical application of all accounting processes in small-to-mid-sized businesses by mastering the principles of full-charge bookkeeping. To earn the Certificate in Bookkeeping students need to complete and pass the courses: Bookkeeping I & Bookkeeping II. Please see below for course descriptions, schedule information and registration procedures.

Bookkeeping I

This course is for individuals who have a non-accounting background and wish to learn the principles of double-entry bookkeeping. Topics include recording day-by-day business and financial transactions, as well as the basics of financial statements, general ledger, cash controls, and adjusting and closing entries. The lessons taught in this traditional bookkeeping class will also be helpful to those planning to learn a computer bookkeeping program in the future, since these same principles operate "behind the scenes" in computer bookkeeping programs, such as"QuickBooks". Molloy offers an online Quickbooks class that is offered every month. Information on the Quickbooks course can be found by clicking here

The required textbook for this course, as well as for Bookkeeping II, is: "Accounting Basics: An Introduction for Non-Accounting Majors". You can purchase the text directly from the publisher's website at: and the price of the text, as of September, 2017, is: $52. It generally takes about a week for it to arrive by mail. However, students should not purchase the text until they hear from the CE Office that the course is running.

This five-session course is offered every fall and spring semester, usually in October and February, at our Rockville Centre campus in the evening, usually from 6:45-9:45 p.m. The course meets for 15 hours. 1.5 CEUs.
Instructor: Thomas Athy, B.A., M.A.

5 Thursdays, October 7-November 4, 2021, Rockville Centre
6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Tuition: $325   
Click here for the schedule of classes and to register.

Bookkeeping II

For students who have completed Bookkeeping I or have previous experience dealing with bookkeeping systems. Preparation of financial statements, journals, ledgers, payroll accounting, with all the functions for employers/employee bookkeeping systems such as: FICA, Social security tax, Income tax, Employee deductions, Gross pay, Unemployment taxes, Cash, Petty cash, Journalizing transactions purchase/sales returns, and Adjusting closing entries. Textbook required, See Bookkeeping I above..

This five-session course is offered every fall and spring semester, usually in October and February, at our Rockville Centre campus in the evening, usually from 6:45-9:45 p.m. The course meets for 15 hours. 1.5 CEUs.
Instructor: Thomas Athy, B.A., M.A.
5 Thursdays, November 11- December 16, 2021 (no class 11/25). 6:45 p.m. - 9:45 p.m. Tuition: $325  
Click here for the schedule of classes and to register.


In this online course, you'll learn to manage the financial aspects of your small business quickly and efficiently using QuickBooks Online. This powerful accounting software program has helped thousands of business owners just like you manage their finances. The online course is six-weeks long. You'll need to spend roughly two to four hours each week completing two engaging lessons per week in an enjoyable, interactive learning environment. Expert instructors develop and lead every course, and you'll be able to interact with them and with fellow students in lively online discussion areas. However, the course is not conducted "live". You are able to log-in at any time to take your lessons. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime. Upon completing a course with a passing score, you'll get a certificate of completion from Molloy College. It is suggested that you complete the Bookkeeping Certificate or have the equivalent course/work experience before registering for this course. Click here for an overview of the online course lessons, assignments and requirements.
Tuition: $115-$119
Click here for the schedule of classes, a course description and to register.

Financial Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Online Course! While this online course is instructor-led, you do not have to log-in at any pre-defined time. New sessions start every month, so you can sign up anytime. Please note that if you are taking this courses online there is a different registration procedure. Click here for registration procedures and for additional information.   

Course Description:
This course is valuable for non-financial group leaders, project managers, program managers, department heads and others from both the public and private sectors who wish to develop a financial toolkit to compliment their existing professional or technical skills. A working knowledge of financial principles and their application is essential for a manager to be effective. This course transforms financial and accounting language and concepts into decision-making tools the non-financial manager can use successfully every day. Participants learn to apply the fundamentals of finance to: Improve budget management, Increase potential profits, Sell new ideas and Assess the financial viability of projects. This course will provide an introduction to basic accounting principles and financial statements for non-financial employees.

Click here for information on the online course and to register.


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1000 Hempstead Avenue Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002