Your Degree

Empire State College is the largest arts and sciences college in the State University of New York. The college offers fully accredited programs that lead to an associate, bachelor's or master's degree. Nondegree study is also possible.

Associate and Bachelor's Degrees That Are Innovative or Traditional

Earn an associate or bachelor's degree in nearly any concentration within one of 12 areas of study.

Each area of study has broadly defined guidelines that ensure your degree has the rigor and quality you expect from the State University of New York, while allowing you to develop a degree concentration that meets your personal goals.

Students work closely with faculty mentors to develop a degree program that meets their needs and fulfills all college requirements.

Master's Degrees with Depth and Focus

The School for Graduate Studies offers twelve master's degree programs designed to advance your career or enrich your life. Each of the master's programs combine a number of:

  • core courses that provide a relevant and solid foundation for the chosen discipline
  • electives that offer the opportunity to reflect and reinforce an individual focus.