Accounting

Associate of Applied Science

Herkimer County Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    62
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Applied Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your associate degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

Students graduating with an A.A.S. in Accounting from Herkimer County Community College are prepared for entry-level jobs in the accounting field.


The goals of this program are to:

    provide students with hands-on and skill building coursework in basic accounting theory, application and technology; 

    enable students to graduate with the knowledge, skill and ability needed for entry-level jobs in accounting and related fields. 


Successful graduates from this program will be able to:

    use generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) to collect, organize, report and interpret financial information; 

    plan, organize and perform a wide range of accounting functions, operations and activities.  

What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.

How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application

  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee (if applicable)
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. APPLY NOW

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