Master’s Degrees

Business, Management and Leadership

You may choose from several business degrees options that provide the opportunity to further develop your knowledge and competency in management and leadership.

  • MBA in Healthcare Leadership (online with executive retreats)
  • MBA in Global Leadership (online)
  • MBA in Management (online with residencies)
    • Veteran and Military Pathway (online with residencies)
  • MBA in Business Management (online) New for Fall - Application Opens May 26th
    • Management
    • International Business
  • MS in Finance (online) New for Fall - Application Opens May 26th
    • Corporate Finance
    • International Finance
    • General


We offer a variety of master’s degrees focusing on topics in teaching and learning.  The three fully online programs do not lead directly to teacher certification, but may be able to fulfill the graduate degree requirement for New York State Professional Certification.  The MAT program leads to Initial Certification and requires face-to-face classroom experience in New York State.

  • M.A. in Adult Learning (online)
  • M.A. in Learning and Emerging Technologies (online)
  • M.A.T.  in Adolescent or Middle Childhood Education  (online with in-person requirements)
    • Transitional B certification pathway  OR
    • Clinically rich residency pathway
  • M. Ed. in Teaching and Learning (online)

Liberal Studies

The M.A. in liberal studies is an appropriate choice for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree that focuses on a specific question, problem or theme. This degree is interdisciplinary and provides options for a thesis or creative final project.

  • M.A. in Liberal Studies (online with residencies)

Policy Studies

Our policy degree options provide you with the opportunity to develop skills in policymaking, implementation and analysis and help to build a greater understanding of the connections among federal, state, local and organizational policies and processes.

  • M.A. in Community and Economic Development (online)
  • M.A. in Work and Labor Policy (online with residencies)
  • M.A. in Social and Public Policy (online with residencies)

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