Empire State College, State University of New York

Introduction

Founded in 1971, Empire State College, State University of New York, is one of the university's 13 colleges of arts and sciences, accredited by the Middle States Commision on Higher Education. We are uniquely designed to serve adults pursuing associate, bachelor's and master's degrees. The college offers affordable, SUNY degrees onsite at 35 locations in New York state and abroad, as well as entirely online.

You choose how, when and where you will study. When you take courses at Empire State College, you are among the 17,000 adult learners served annually by the college.

We offer:

  • Affordable SUNY tuition
  • Degrees that can be tailored to meet your education, career and personal goals
  • A clear process for assessing and awarding credit for college-level learning from your work and life experience
  • An independent study program, guided by outstanding SUNY faculty mentors, that allows you to study at your convenience
  • "Transfer- friendly" policies
  • Student online library and study resources

In recent SUNY student surveys, Empire State College consistently ranks #1 in student satisfaction. Our online degree programs are industry leaders with more than 300 courses available.

Our 53,000 graduates are proud that their degrees are current, relevant and marketable, often leading to promotions, new employment or master's degree studies.

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Master of Arts in labor and policy

Online & Campus Combined Part time 15 months September 2017 USA Saratoga Springs

It is designed to make you more effective in your present position and to prepare you for greater responsibilities or new positions that deal with matters of importance to labor, industrial relations or human resources. [+]

The Master of Arts in labor and policy studies is designed for unionists, human resource professionals, arbitrators, educators, journalists, political activists, lawyers, and those involved in government or private industry. While the program provides a background in American labor relations, labor history, labor law and collective bargaining, the primary concentration is on current problems and policies generated by changes in the global economy, technology, the work force and the workplace.

 

For students seeking career advancement, the program also aims to enhance your professional competence and career opportunities by strengthening your communication, analytical and leadership skills.... [-]


Master of Arts in Social Policy

Online & Campus Combined Part time 2 years September 2017 USA Saratoga Springs

The Master of Arts in Social Policy is designed for practitioners, managers, and administrators in public and private, for-profit and non-profit sectors who want to learn more about how to make either governmental or organizational policies more effective. [+]

The Master of Arts in Social Policy is designed for practitioners, managers, and administrators in public and private, for-profit and non-profit sectors who want to learn more about how to make either governmental or organizational policies more effective.

 

Students in the Social Policy graduate program are frequently involved in or interested in understanding and improving policies that impact the working lives of fellow employees, the lives of those their organizations serve, and their communities.

 

In this program you build skills in policymaking, implementation and analysis and develop a greater understanding of the connections among federal, state, local and organizational policies and policy processes.... [-]