Division of Business Administration

The programs offered through the Business Administration Division prepare you for success in any business career.  Our programs offer a quality business education strongly grounded in the liberal arts and sciences, providing you with the intellectual sophistication and worldly awareness you need to become a highly accomplished professional.  You will learn both theory and practice, and emerge as a powerful leader educated in values and ethics, prepared to use creativity and initiative to address any business situation.


Dominican College has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Accreditation Council for Business Education (IACBE), lcated at 11374 Strang Line Road in Lenexa, Kansas, USA. The business programs in the following degrees are accredited by the IACBE:

  • Bachelor of Science degree with majors in Accounting, Computer Information Systems, and Management (specializations in Financial Management, International Management, Management Information Systems and Marketing Management).

Dominican College’s Business programs:

  • Prepare you for a smooth transition into our MBA program
  • Offer significant business experience through paid internships at well-known firms
  • Offer valuable perspective and service to the community through internships at non-profit organizations
  • Are staffed by faculty members who have extensive experience in the business world
  • Are accredited by the International Accreditation Council for Business Education

Programs of Study

Division Director

Clare Pennino SEP_2906_May 15, 2013
Clare Pennino, Ph.D.
Office Location: Casey Hall
Phone: (845) 848-4019
Email: clare.pennino@dc.edu


  • Pennino, Clare, Associate Professor of Business Administration (2003)
    B.A., Fordham University
    M.B.A., Iona College
    Ph.D., New York University
  • Coyne, Matthew, Assistant Professor of Accounting (1984)
    B.B.A., Iona College
    M.B.A., Long Island University
    C.P.A. (New York)
  • Gann, John M., Assistant Professor of Computer Science (1998)
    B.B.A., Pace University
    M.S., Marist College
  • Hoffman, Michael, Instructor in Accounting (2016)
    B.S. Accounting – Fairfield University
    M.B.A. Finance – Fordham University
    C.P.A. New York State
  • Hsu, Donald K., Assoc. Professor of Computer Information Systems (1988)
    B.S., Taiwan Cheng Kung University
    M.S., Fordham University
    Ph.D., Fordham University
  • Sciame, Philip J., Assistant Professor of Computer Science (1982)
    B.S., Manhattan College
    M.S., Fairleigh Dickinson University
    M.B.A., Iona College
  • Spillner, John, Assistant Professor of Business Administration (1996)
    B.B.A., Pace University
    M.B.A., New York University
  • Szerko, Victoria, Assistant Professor of Business Administration (1994)
    B.A., Barnard College
    M.B.A., Columbia University Graduate School of Business