Your Degree. Your Way.
Reach Your Goals
“Empire State College has done a perfect job of weaving what I want to do with my life into the curriculum here at school.”Jason Torreano
Choose from 12 study areas leading to associate and bachelor’s degrees. Customize your program to match your goals and interests.
Go further with one of SUNY Empire’s five graduate programs in business, nursing, education, liberal studies or policy studies.
Nursing and Allied Health
Balance work and family while advancing your career.
Military & Veterans
Whether you’re on active duty or a U.S. veteran, SUNY Empire makes it easy for you to earn your degree anywhere, anytime.
If you live outside the U.S., you can still earn a SUNY Empire degree. Explore our online and onsite options at locations across the globe.
Even if you’re not pursuing a degree, you can take courses to prepare for college-level study, stay current in your field or improve your job skills.
My experience at SUNY Empire has been amazing from the first minute I walked through the doors.Lori Mould
My mentor is extremely responsive. He’s been instrumental in making sure that the curriculum I get at the end of the master’s degree is going to position me for the next step in my career.Sean Smith
I think that the mission of Empire is that no matter what walk of life you come from, you can achieve your goals.Angelina Garner
There are multiple ways of learning at Empire State College. I took most of my classes as study groups. I really appreciate the freedom.Daryl Tillman
- Online Degree Programs
SUNY Empire’s faculty members use innovative methods to help you earn an online degree, and they give you the support and guidance you’d expect from a traditional campus. It’s online learning made personal.
Supplement your online coursework with our three-day, onsite residencies, giving you opportunities to learn in a traditional setting, as well as network and socialize with fellow students and faculty.
- Immersive Cloud Learning
Immersive Cloud Learning (ICL) combines state-of-the-art video technology with specially designed classrooms that encourage collaboration between faculty and students … no matter where in the world they are.
- Study Groups
Delve into your course content in one of SUNY Empire’s in-person or online study groups. These groups are small by design so you can connect with and benefit from peers and professors in a personal, supportive setting.