College of Westchester

The College of Westchester , located in White Plains, New York, is a for-profit college granting Bachelor's Degrees and Associate Degrees along with certificate options during the Day, Evening, Saturday and Online with programs in business, accounting, allied health, digital media and technology. CW is a member of the Microsoft Certified Solution Provider program, as well as of the Computer Technology Industry Association. They offer classes and exams that prepare students for certification in A+, Network+ and certain Microsoft certifications.HistoryThe College of Westchester was founded in 1915 in New Rochelle, New York. The College expanded and relocated to White Plains in 1959 and incorporated in 1973 when it became accredited and firmly established as a college, then known as The Westchester Business Institute. It is a contemporary, post-secondary educational institution with a futuristic outlook.A significant milestone was attained in 1975 when, after careful evaluation, the school was authorized by the New York State Board of Regents to confer the Associate in Occupational studies (AOS) degree to graduates of the Administrative Secretarial and Business Administration-Accounting programs. The first associate degrees were awarded in June 1976. Additional programs received degree in subsequent years: Business Administration Marketing/Management (1978), Computer Systems Management Applications (1982), and Computerized Office Administration (1988). In 1996 the Administrative Secretarial program was renamed Administrative Assistant and the Computerized Office Administration program was renamed Computer Applications Management. The Information Processing Specialist was changed to Computer Applications Specialist.

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325 Central Ave
White Plains, NY
10606

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(800) 660-7093

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