Associate in Applied Science in Ecotourism & Adventure Travel
Herkimer County Community College

Program Details

The online AAS in Ecotourism & Adventure Travel degree program from Herkimer County Community College provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to plan, develop, and understand programs that focus on the natural and cultural history of a given area, preparing them for entry level jobs in the ecotourism and adventure travel industry. Graduates are prepared to:

  • Assess, develop plans for, and identify steps of implementation for the transformation of a traditional hospitality operation to an environmentally sound operation
  • Understand, value, and explain the interrelationships among diverse cultures and ecosystems
  • Use technology to manage work efficiently, think critically, and act professionally


  • Official high school transcripts or GED scores
  • ACCUPLACER placement test may be required

School Accreditation Statement

Middle States Commission on Higher Education