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Small Business Management A.A.S.

The first step to starting your own business.

Attention all aspiring entrepreneurs: This is the program for you. 

Designed for students who would like to own and operate their own business, Herkimer’s Small Business Management A.A.S. provides the essential entrepreneurial tools needed to get a business up and running. 

As a Herkimer graduate, you’ll be able to write solid business plans, use relevant business software applications, organize a sole proprietorship, form a partnership and incorporate a small business, and prepare budgets—all of which will also set you up for success in entry-level business management positions.


View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog: Small Business Management A.A.S.

Transfer Agreements

Below is a list of transfer agreements we have established (for our Small Business Management A.A.S. Program) with four-year colleges & universities to provide a seamless transfer of credits.

Programs also offered online are denoted by asterisk.*

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities await

The program provides students with the essential entrepreneurial tools needed to start a business. Additionally, students learn relevant job skills required by employers to fill entry-level management positions.

Online Learning

The Small Business Management A.A.S. program may also be completed entirely online through our Internet Academy. We offer the same level of care and service to online students as we do to on-campus students. All necessary services are accessible online, including registration, placement testing, bill payment, tutoring, book purchasing, and academic advisement. Learn more!

Cost & Financial Aid

Herkimer College offers a quality and affordable educational experience. Learn about our cost of attendance and financial aid.

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Prior Felony Disclaimer

Enrollment of Individuals with Prior Criminal History

Students who have previously been convicted of a felony are advised that their prior criminal history may impede their ability to complete the requirements of this program. For more information, read the Policy Regarding Enrollment of Individuals with Prior Felony Conviction.