What to Study Online

SUNY Empire offers more than 110 online degrees and certificates, more than any other institution in the State University of New York system.

Choose a degree that’s right for you:

  • 62 undergraduate degree programs
  • 19 graduate degree programs
  • 32 certificate programs

School of Undergraduate Studies

Earn your online associate or bachelor’s degree at SUNY Empire one of two ways:

  1. Choose a degree program. Choose from degrees in business; arts and humanities; human services; science, mathematics and technology; and social and behavioral sciences. Nearly every degree program at SUNY Empire can be completed entirely online.
  2. Customize your degree program based on your career interests and goals. Create your own personal curriculum across academic schools and departments—or work with your mentor to build your own courses through independent study.

Search for Online Courses in our Catalog.

School for Graduate Studies

SUNY Empire’s real-world-ready graduate programs are completed fully online (although some are enhanced with onsite learning opportunities), which means you can work and live your life while you earn your graduate degree.

We offer 15 online graduate degrees (plus two in nursing) within four graduate areas of study. Choose from business management and leadership; education; liberal arts and science; and nursing.

Learn more about Empire’s School for Graduate Studies.

School of Nursing and Allied Health

SUNY Empire offers an undergraduate degree-completion program in nursing for registered nurses, as well as a bachelor’s degree in allied health for licensed allied health professionals. We also offer online Master of Science in Nursing programs in nursing education and nursing administration.

All of our nursing programs are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

Learn more about SUNY Empire’s School of Nursing and Allied Health.

Just want to take a course?

Take an online course as a nondegree student without declaring a major or pursuing your degree. It’s a good way to:

  • "Try out" online learning
  • Earn credit toward a degree at another college or university
  • Learn new skills
  • Explore a personal interest