Available Online Degree Programs

SUNY Empire State College’s dedicated faculty and staff use innovative, alternative and flexible approaches to higher education that transform people and their communities. Our rigorous programs connect your unique and diverse interests to your personal learning goals. Below, you will see the various online learning options for your degree program.


SUNY Empire Online provides busy adults an opportunity to pursue their academic goals in a flexible and challenging environment. Within 12 areas of study, students can take a single course, or earn their entire undergraduate degree online.


The School for Graduate Studies at SUNY Empire State College provides individuals with the right tools to advance their careers and personal interests through graduate-level study. Students can pursue a master’s degree or an advanced certificate online. Some programs combine virtual learning experiences with face-to-face interactions through residencies and retreats. Browse the complete list of online degree programs available through the School for Graduate Studies.


The School of Nursing at SUNY Empire offers a variety of programs designed for registered nurses with an active New York state RN license. Many RN to BSN courses and graduate level courses through the MS in nursing education degree program are available online. Review the complete catalog of nursing courses offered through the School of Nursing.


Students from around the world have an opportunity to achieve their academic goals through the International Distance Learning program at SUNY Empire State College. For admissions requirements and more information about becoming an international student, browse our frequently asked questions.


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