How Online Learning Works

You don’t need to be a computer expert to take online college courses. All you need is a standard Mac or PC, a reliable internet connection, and the determination to reach your goals, earn that promotion, set that example.

When you earn your degree online, you’ll complete your coursework when it’s convenient for you—24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Log in to our state-of-the-art online learning management system for access to tools and resources including:

  • Required course materials
  • Your course syllabus
  • Assignments
  • Our extensive online library
  • Class discussion links
  • Messages/emails from your instructor and peers
  • Course and collegewide announcements

And if you have questions or experience technical issues, our 1Stop Student Services and IT Service Desk are just a click or call away.

When you earn your online degree with SUNY Empire, you get the best of both worlds: a collaborative community of learners and the independence and flexibility you need earn your degree while you live your busy life.

Join more than

5.8 million students

nationwide taking online college courses.