SUNY Cortland

Introduction

Momentum Defines SUNY Cortland

You can’t miss the momentum that’s everywhere on the SUNY Cortland campus, whether it's through our active student body involved in research projects, clubs and organizations or the energy and spirit of the crowds who cheer on our Red Dragon athletic teams.

You will love collaborating with your faculty on everything from scholarly pursuits to community service activities.

Our devoted alumni participate in programs designed to connect them with current students and return to campus for reunions, athletic events or to be honored by the College.

The momentum is in the air. You can feel it!

Uniquely SUNY Cortland

The inspiration to be a champion in every aspect of life — that’s the value of the experiences and education at SUNY Cortland. It’s what makes us unique as a college; it’s what contributes to our success in the classroom, on the field and in the wide range of careers our students choose.

Our Mission

SUNY Cortland is an academic community dedicated to diverse learning experiences. Students grow as engaged citizens with a strong social conscience fostered by outstanding teaching, scholarship, and service.

Our Vision

SUNY Cortland will be a college of opportunity, from which students graduate with the knowledge, integrity, skills, and compassion to excel as leaders, citizens, scholars, teachers, and champions of excellence. Prospective students and employees will choose the College in response to its nationally recognized academic programs, innovation and experiential learning, and the rich intellectual, social, and athletic life on the campus. SUNY Cortland will be a center for intellectual, cultural, and economic growth, distinguished by successful partnerships with organizations, schools, agencies, and businesses throughout the region, the nation, and the world.

Quality of Student Life

You can make plenty of friends and engage in activities, including clubs, organizations and sports from intercollegiate athletics teams to intramurals or recreation. Our active and fulfilling student life supports and encourages well-being.

Hands-On Learning

Opportunities to apply classroom knowledge while exploring career choices exists in every major. Internships, co-ops, volunteer options, student-teaching placements, field trips, study-abroad research collaborations more provide you with experiences that build professional skills.

Champions

Outstanding academic programs, award-winning athletics and high-impact learning opportunities create champions in the classroom, in athletic competitions, in serving the community and in preparing you for a profession and rewarding life.

Athletic Excellence

Success for our 25 Red Dragon intercollegiate athletic teams shows up in multiple national team championships and nearly 100 individual national titles — at least one each year since 1986. Our winning momentum continues!

Teacher Education

We offer the largest nationally accredited program on the East Coast, where you'll benefit from extensive teacher observation and early field experiences. Our teacher education program prides itself on a 99 percent pass rate for assessment tests, as well as options for certification in nearly every subject area imaginable.

Sustainability

From composting to solar panels to geothermal energy, SUNY Cortland is committed to reducing energy use. Find out why the CEO of New York Power Authority called SUNY Cortland's commitment to sustainability and energy efficiency, "Nothing short of extraordinary."

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Master in International Sports Management (M.S.)

Campus Full time 3 semesters September 2017 USA Cortland

This program is designed for students interested in working in international sport, either outside of the United States or with international sport organizations within in the United States, and who are interested in taking classes on campus in a traditional classroom setting. [+]

Kick-start your career in the international sporting arena! This program is designed for students interested in working in international sport, either outside of the United States or with international sport organizations within in the United States, and who are interested in taking classes on campus in a traditional classroom setting. You're already excited about everything to do with sports. Now you're ready to step up your game on a global scale — so it just makes sense to pursue an M.S. in International Sport Management at SUNY Cortland. In this 30-credit-hour program, you will balance theory and practice as you gain a solid understanding of the international sport management environment. You will complete 12-24 class credit hours on the SUNY Cortland campus and have opportunities to fulfill the remaining class credit hours in an international study abroad location such as Germany or Australia. Additionally, you will have the opportunity to pursue international internship opportunities. Students in our International Sport Management program have previously interned with the following sport organizations: the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games, IMG Licensing in Cologne, Perth Heat Baseball in Australia, the United States Olympic Committee, USA Rugby, NBC Sports, and the International Tennis Federation, among many others. Graduates of the International Sport Management program work in a diverse array of sport organizations throughout the world, including: the International Paralympic Committee, USA Judo, Octagon Inc., Athletic Ireland, and Taiwan Triathlon, among others. Additionally, several of our graduates have gone on to Ph.D. programs at schools such as... [-]

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Master of Science in Education - Second Language Education

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cortland

Second language education allows you to build on the solid foundation of your bachelor's degree in a foreign language, English, linguistics, anthropology or sociology, education, speech or a related area. You also can expand your global awareness and enhance your professional credentials when you enroll in the M.S.Ed. in second language education: non-certification program at SUNY Cortland. [+]

Overview Second language education allows you to build on the solid foundation of your bachelor's degree in a foreign language, English, linguistics, anthropology or sociology, education, speech or a related area. You also can expand your global awareness and enhance your professional credentials when you enroll in the M.S.Ed. in second language education: non-certification program at SUNY Cortland. Program Highlights With the guidance of our expert faculty in modern languages, you will study methods of second language teaching, integration of technology in the classroom, theory and research in second language acquisition, and linguistics. The English as a Second Language (ESL) non-certification program immerses you in developing practical techniques, methods and materials for teaching ESL. You also will study English grammar in the context of TESOL, investigate adolescent language development and explore bilingual and multicultural education. In addition, you may choose program-related electives such as literacy and reading in middle and secondary schools or teaching special education learners in general education classrooms. This concentration area leading to certification requires you to complete 50 hours of field observation as part of your course work. An additional student teaching experience is not required for the non-certification program. Culminating Experience A comprehensive examination completes your program. Career Potential With the non-certification M.S.Ed. in second language education from SUNY Cortland, you are prepared to teach English as a second language abroad in many settings or at a tertiary institution. You also may enjoy teaching English in adult education programs or to new immigrants and in... [-]

Master of Science in Exercise Science (M.S.)

Campus Full time 3 - 4 semesters September 2017 USA Cortland

If you have a passion for exercise and fitness or sport and athletic performance, the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree program may be for you. This degree program can prepare you for a wide diversity of careers depending on your interests and background. [+]

Learn to Use the Science Behind Exercise and Sport If you have a passion for exercise and fitness or sport and athletic performance, the Master of Science in Exercise Science degree program may be for you. This degree program can prepare you for a wide diversity of careers depending on your interests and background. The following are some examples of positions held by graduates of the program: Strength and Conditioning Coach Fitness Director Personal Trainer Exercise Scientist Wellness Specialist Yoga Studio Owner and Instructor Physical Education Teacher Athletic Trainer College Instructor Collegiate Track and Field/Cross Country Coach Graduates of this degree program have worked at a variety of organizations and institutions including the U.S. Olympic Committee, USA Triathlon, the Gatorade Institute, the New York Knicks, the University of Pennsylvania, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, George Mason University, SUNY Geneseo, and SUNY Plattsburgh, among others. Graduates of the program have also gone on to medical school, doctoral study in exercise science, a certificate program in orthotics/prosthetics, or study in other health related fields. Program Highlights The graduate program in Exercise Science provides core coursework in the physiology and biomechanics of human movement, motor behavior, and psychology of sport or exercise. You will develop an understanding of the body’s ability to build strength and endurance, maintain fitness, and acquire skill. You’ll also learn how the mind influences these processes. You’ll graduate with the ability to understand and conduct exercise science research. This degree program requires a combined 30 credit hours of course work and... [-]

Sustainable Energy Systems - Master of Science (M.S) Program

Campus Full time September 2017 USA Cortland

Climate change is the central environmental challenge of our time. To address this challenge we must use energy more efficiently and maximize our use of renewable energy. [+]

Climate change is the central environmental challenge of our time. To address this challenge we must use energy more efficiently and maximize our use of renewable energy. Making this transformation requires a deep knowledge of the science of sustainable energy as well as a firm grounding in the business and communication skills needed to translate technical knowledge into real world solutions. Graduates of the Professional Science Masters (PSM) in Sustainable Energy Systems will be empowered to help make this transformation and help grow the green economy of New York. Why Study at SUNY Cortland? Program Highlights Through advanced study in the physics of sustainable energy systems, you’ll explore engineering mechanics, energy and sustainability, fundamentals of thermodynamics and the thermodynamics of building design and technology. You’ll also investigate the physics of renewable energy technology, as well as power electronics and circuit elements and devices. Key business topics include accounting, marketing, management and professional writing. Admissions Criteria Applicants are generally required to have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale. However, circumstances including, but not limited to, endeavors following completion of a bachelor's degree and performance in the last two years of a bachelor's degree program will be considered in reviewing applications from students with lower grade point averages. Students who feel they are qualified in spite of an undergraduate grade point average below a 2.5 are encouraged to contact the department before applying for admission. Applicants are expected to have a sufficient background in... [-]

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