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Accounting

Two-Year Associate in Applied Science (AAS) Degree

It all adds up – accountants are well paid and in high demand!

Our two-year Accounting program gives you the foundation for success with solid financial skills! You’ll be prepared for entry-level jobs in various accounting industries or to run your own business. Our small, supportive classrooms and dedicated professors make learning a positive experience.

If you enjoy working with numbers, a career in accounting could be perfect for you! Whether you want to work for yourself or someone else, our program teaches you a basic understanding of accounting, payroll, budgeting, and financial analysis. Courses cover financial and managerial accounting, finance, communications, and business law.

The Delhi Difference

  • Small classrooms and supportive faculty create a comfortable learning environment where your success is a top priority.
  • Our modern classrooms have the latest educational technology to prepare you for today’s industry.
  • You’ll have an opportunity to tailor an independent study project to reinforce learning and develop specific skills in your area of interest.
  • Gain valuable real-life experience through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, which allows you to prepare taxes and work with clients in a customer service role.
  • Take advantage of on-campus accounting employment opportunities to build your resume and gain work experience in a professional setting.
  • You’ll have opportunities to network with our successful alumni, which can lead to internships and job offers.
  • As a SUNY Delhi graduate, you’ll confidently integrate the latest technology into everything you do, giving you a competitive edge in the job market.
  • Easily transfer into our corresponding Accounting: Information Systems Auditing bachelor’s program, or others.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, tax preparers and accounting/auditing clerks with an associate degree have an entry-level median earnings potential of over $40,000 per year.

Accounting students offering free tax prep Students Offer Free Tax Prep

Musa Kanneh

My education in the accounting program at SUNY Delhi has been hugely relevant to my career. There is not a class that I took that I don’t use on a daily basis in my work. The professors taught me not only book knowledge, but their experiences from the real world. They were invested in my success. You’d be hard-pressed to find a better place to spend your time in college.”

Christine DuBois ’13, Business Analyst, GreenSlate

What Can You Do With This Degree?

  • Accounting clerk
  • Bookkeeper
  • Tax preparer
  • Auditing or Accounts Payable/Receivable clerk
  • Payroll specialist
  • Junior auditor
  • Staff accountant
  • Internal or compliance auditor
  • Business analyst 

Alumni Highlights

  • Kristin Tucker-Seiler 13, Senior Compliance Auditor, NBT Bank, Norwich, NY
  • Christine DuBois 13, Business Analyst, GreenSlate, Delhi, NY
  • Peter Gioffe ’94 - CEO & President, Delaware National Bank of Delhi, Delhi, NY
Questions?
Office of Admissions

118 Bush Hall