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SUNY Schenectady offers the following Transfer, Career, and Certificate programs:

Transfer Degree Programs

A transfer degree program enables you to complete the first two years of study for a bachelor's degree program, then transfer to a four-year college or university. SUNY Schenectady awards the Associate in Arts (A.A.) degree, and the Associate in Science (A.S.) degree. To learn more about each program, please click on the program name. The College’s transfer programs include:

 Program Degree
Aviation Science - Pilot Option A.S.
Aviation Science - Non-Pilot Option A.S.
Biotechnology A.S.
Business Administration A.S.
Computer Science A.S.
Criminal Justice A.S.
Human Services A.S.
Liberal Arts: Humanities and Social Sciences A.A.
   Communication Concentration A.A.
   English Concentration A.A.
   History Concentration A.A.
   Psychology Concentration A.A.
   Sociology Concentration A.A.
Mathematics and Science A.S.
   Nanoscale Science Concentration A.S.
Nutrition A.S.
Performing Arts: Music A.S.
Programming for Game Development A.S.
Science A.S.
   Biology Concentration A.S.
Teacher Education Transfer A.S.

 

Career Programs

The Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) degree and the Associate in Occupational Studies (A.O.S.) degree are career-oriented, preparing students for employment immediately after graduation. To learn more about each program, please click on the program name. SUNY Schenectady career programs include:

Program
Degree
Accounting  A.A.S.
Air Traffic Control  A.A.S.
Biological Technician  A.A.S.
Business Administration  A.A.S.
Business Administration - Casino  A.A.S.
Chemical Dependency Counseling  A.A.S.
Computer Information Systems  A.A.S.
Computer Networking Systems & Cyber Security  A.A.S.
Craft Beer Brewing  A.A.S.
Craft Spirit Distillation   A.A.S.
Criminal Justice  A.A.S.
Culinary Arts  A.O.S.
Early Childhood  A.A.S.
Hospitality and Tourism Management  A.A.S.
Hotel and Restaurant Management  A.A.S.
   Beverage Management Concentration  A.A.S.
Human Services  A.A.S.
Music Audio Technology  A.A.S.
Nanoscale Materials Technology  A.A.S.
Paralegal  A.A.S.

 

Certificate Programs

These short-term skills programs are designed to prepare you for immediate entry into an occupation, or to upgrade your skills. To learn more about each program, please click on the program name. SUNY Schenectady certificate programs include:

 Program Degree
Assistant Chef  Certificate
Bank Financial Security and Money Laundering Prevention   Certificate
Chemical Dependency Counseling  Certificate
Community Health Worker  Certificate
Computer Repair and Networking  Certificate
Craft Beer Brewing  Certificate
Craft Spirit Distillation   Certificate
Digital Music and Beat Production  Certificate
Direct Support Professional  Certificate
Early Childhood  Certificate
Entrepreneurship  Certificate
Health Studies  Certificate
Hospitality and Tourism  Certificate
Medical Coding and Billing  Certificate
Mechatronics  Certificate
Mobile Food Service  Certificate
Music  Certificate
Teaching Assistant  Certificate

 

Specialty Programs

Belanger School of Nursing

SUNY Delhi

SUNY Schenectady and SUNY Delhi offer several joint bachelor's degree programs. The programs are designed to enable students to be matriculated directly through SUNY Delhi (either on campus at Schenectady or through the internet), with courses taught by faculty from the main campus, as well as by joint faculty members from both institutions. Learn more about the partnership.

Programs offered:
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - At SUNY Schenectady
  • Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice - Online Only
  • BBA in Hospitality Management with a concentration in Hotel & Restaurant Management
  • Additional Online SUNY Delhi programs
    • BBA in Culinary Arts Management
    • BBA in Event Management
    • BBA in Hotel & Restaurant Management
    • BBA in Business & Technology Management

Business and Marketing faculty member, Matt Farron, speaking to a class of students.

Programs designed for the real world in business, criminal justice, and law.

BUSINESS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE AND LAW

Culinary and hospitality students in the Casola Dining Room, listening to a professor.

Programs specific to advance your career in the hospitality field.

SCHOOL OF HOTEL, CULINARY ARTS AND TOURISM

Male student working with a young child in a classroom setting.

A cross-disciplinary array of programs that offers courses in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts.

LIBERAL ARTS

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Teaching with the latest technology in the fields, so that our graduates receive the most up-to-date education.

MATH, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND HEALTH

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Serious training for serious musicians.

SCHOOL OF MUSIC

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Get ahead on a post-secondary career by earning college credit through approved courses at area high schools.

COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL