Real world skills for the workplace.
An A.A.S. in Accounting from Herkimer College means not only being prepared to join the workforce, but having the skills to hit the ground running as an entry-level accountant.
As an accountant, you will
- collect and analyze financial data
- design and maintain accounting systems
- prepare budgets, financial statements, and tax returns
- conduct audits
Herkimer College graduates find jobs in public accounting, private industry, government, and the not-for-profit sector. And the demand is strong—according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of accountants is projected to grow 10% before 2026. That’s faster than the average for all occupations.
Many graduates also choose to transfer to exceptional four-year colleges and universities throughout the northeast, including SUNY Poly, Utica College, SUNY Oswego, SUNY Geneseo, SUNY Plattsburgh, and SUNY Binghamton.
View our program course requirements as published in the College Catalog.
Herkimer College offers a quality and affordable educational experience.