Colleges & Universities
SUNY Adirondack, located on the southern end of the Adirondack Park in Queensbury, is a public, two-year, open-access, comprehensive community college. Offering credit-bearing courses for certificate and associate degree programs, as well as non-credit extended education programs, SUNY Adirondack provides exemplary learning opportunities for residents of Warren, Washington and Saratoga Counties, and beyond. After a recent expansion to include a residential facility, SUNY Adirondack serves nearly 4,000 students from the local region, surrounding counties, and a variety of locations throughout the state, country, and world. SUNY Adirondack provides one of the lowest community college tuitions in the state, while still committing to diverse programs and services that are convenient and comprehensive in nature.
Recognizing exceptional, local career opportunities for graduates, SUNY Adirondack offers signature programs to develop and retain our regional workforce. The college’s Tech Valley Track program provides a comprehensive background in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, preparing students for a successful career in a region that is brimming with opportunity and excitement. Likewise, SUNY Adirondack’s BusinessPass, Adventure Sports, and New Media programs prepare students for job opportunities in the Capital Region’s growing industries.
With opportunities for education beyond Associate degrees, including Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Science and Masters Degrees, SUNY Adirondack offers seamless pathways for students who wish to stay in the Adirondack region and pursue advanced study. The J. Buckley Bryan, Jr. Regional Higher Education Center houses branch campuses of SUNY Plattsburgh and Empire State College, offering students additional exciting opportunities through SUNY Adirondack partnerships. As SUNY Adirondack looks to the future, the college continues to grow and bring diverse programming, partnerships and opportunities to students through progressive and innovative leadership.
SUNY Plattsburgh, founded in 1889, is one of the original institutions of the State University of New York (SUNY) system created in 1948. Today, Plattsburgh State is a public, four-year, co-educational school with an enrollment of about 5,400 undergraduate and 700 graduate students. Offering nearly 60 majors in the arts and sciences, business and economics, and the professions, SUNY Plattsburgh prepares a diverse student population for a wide range of professional careers. The SUNY Plattsburgh Branch Campus at SUNY Adirondack offers Bachelors programs in Criminal Justice, Psychology, Childhood Education (Grades 1-6), Management, and Nursing, with Masters of Science programs in education, and a Masters of Arts degree in Liberal Studies. Additionally, a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership is offered.
The University at Albany School of Business MBA, based in Albany, offers students the opportunity to combine knowledge of information systems with the core competencies of business management. Proudly offering the Weekend MBA Program, the university holds classes primarily off-site in its Executive Education Center in Albany. While learning with other professionals with a variety of work and life experience, students participate in interactive learning experiences, including an international trip to learn global business firsthand. Previous “ports of call” have included Buenos Aires, Argentina; Dublin, Ireland; Budapest, Hungary; Santiago, Chile; Beijing, China; Munich, Germany; and, Chennai-Delhi, India.
The value leader among executive-level MBA programs in New York State, the Weekend program is academically rigorous, eminently rewarding, and requires 22 months to complete. The 48-credit curriculum delivers a critical foundation of timely business knowledge, providing full integration and application of management principles gained in previous months of study. The faculty and staff at the School of Business are dedicated to providing professionals with education and experiences to accelerate career opportunities.
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