Monroe College

College & Education

North America, United States, New York City

Monroe College is a for-profit college with campuses in the Bronx and New Rochelle in the U.S. state of New York and in the Caribbean nation of St. Lucia. The college is named after James Monroe, the fifth President of the United States. Mildred King founded the "Monroe School of Business" in 1933 at 1940 Boston Post Road in the Bronx. The first class consisted of seven students in four classrooms. By 1936 after Henry Jerome joined the school had 145 students. The college offers two-year, four-year, and graduate programs (through the King Graduate School of Business). Monroe offers associate degree programs in accounting, nursing, business administration, business technology, criminal justice, culinary arts, hospitality management, information technology, medical administration, and medical assisting. Baccalaureate programs are offered in accounting, business management, public health, criminal justice, general business, health information management, hospitality management, and information technology. An MBA in Business Management is also offered. Associate programs and business, criminal justice, hospitality management, and medical administration and baccalaureate programs in business, criminal justice, health services administration, and hospitality management are available in the online learning format.