A degree that prepares you for the workplace.
Graduate with an A.A.S. in Accounting and be prepared for entry-level jobs in the accounting field.
As an accountant, you’ll:
- Collect and analyze financial data
- Design and maintain accounting systems
- Prepare budgets, financial statements and tax returns
- Conduct audits
Graduates may find jobs in public accounting, private industry, government, and the not-for-profit sector. The demand for accounting graduates is expected to increase as the economy grows. Many graduates transfer to four-year colleges and universities throughout the northeast, including SUNY Institute of Technology, Utica College, SUC at Oswego, SUC at Geneseo, SUC at Plattsburgh, and SUNY Binghamton.
“It is rewarding to see students mature during their time at Herkimer. I also love hearing from students after they have graduated and know that they are doing well at their next school or in the workforce.
I think the faculty and staff at Herkimer go out of their way to be friendly and helpful. They genuinely care about the school and the students.” Read more...
- Amy Getman, Assistant Professor of Accounting
Below is a list of transfer agreements we have established (for our Accounting A.A.S. Program) with four-year colleges & universities to provide a seamless transfer of credits.
Programs also offered online are denoted by asterisk.*
View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog: Accounting A.A.S.
- Chief Financial Officer
- Financial Analyst
- Tax Specialist