What Kinds of Academic Programs Are Offered at SUNY?

Academic programs available through the State University of New York system include undergraduate degrees and certificates, graduate degrees, online programs and study abroad programs. Specific program types vary among SUNY campuses.

Visitors to the SUNY website can search for undergraduate degrees by major or campus. The three undergraduate programs are the bachelor degree, associate degree and certificate programs. The SUNY system has a total of 5000 undergraduate concentrations, including Arts Management, Business and Entrepreneurial Studies, Fish and Wildlife Technology, Manufacturing Engineering Technology and Mass Communications.

Graduate degrees include concentrations in Botany and Plant Biology, Family and Consumer Sciences, Alternate and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems, Philosophy and Forensic Psychology. For each concentration chosen, students can also pick complementary sub-areas of study.

Students can pursue undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs online. Available subject areas include Computer Information Systems, Art and Humanities, Criminal Justice, Public Administration and Travel and Tourism.

SUNY's study abroad programs give students the opportunity to pursue their degrees within the context of other regions and cultures. As of 2015, available study abroad programs and locations include the University of Queensland in Australia, the Experiencing the New Europe program in Poland, Business Administration in France and the Fudan University Exchange Program in China.