Ecotourism & Adventure Travel

Associate of Applied Science

Herkimer County Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    100% Online
  • Total Credits
    64
  • 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

Herkimer's AAS in Ecotourism and Adventure Travel prepares students for jobs in the travel and tourism industry. With an emphasis on natural science, the environment, sociology, and ecology, Ecotourism and Adventure Travel relates principles of travel and tourism to the science and sociology of indigenous populations and natural habitats. Ecotourism and Adventure Travel students study the business and economics of travel and tourism and learn the interrelationships between diverse cultures and ecosystems.

Ecotourism and Adventure Travel can be completed entirely online.

The Goals of this Program are to:

1.Prepare students for entry-level jobs in ecotourism and adventure travel.

2.Introduce students to current industry practices and emerging market trends.

3.Provide employers with a reliable source of skilled labor.


Successful Graduates of this Program will be able to:

1.Perform basic job functions proficiently.

2.Use technology, work efficiently, think critically, and act professionally.

3.Communicate effectively.  

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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