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    Academics

    In today's evolving world, you need more than the tools of a trade or knowledge that comes from a book. You need to be ready to propose new ideas, lead change and make a difference – preparation that begins right here at the University at Albany.

Real Learning. Real Impacts.

Female student talking to Professor Sanjay Goel

At UAlbany, you'll find the resources and experiences you need to succeed as a student and in your career. At both the graduate and undergraduate levels, you’ll work closely with faculty mentors who are experts in their field – they’re partners with industry and published authors themselves, and know from experience what it takes to make an impact. And you'll study and learn with a diverse group of students from around the globe – enriching your experience and opening you up to a world of new ideas.

Our wide array of academic choices includes 50-plus undergraduate majors, 70-plus undergraduate minors and 150-plus graduate programs, several of which are ranked near the top in the nation.

Whether you're interested in psychology or biology, art history or computer engineering, our diverse academic offerings will teach you new ways to think about your subject – and the world.

 

Majors and Degree Programs

Accounting

Actuarial and Mathematical Sciences

BS STEM, +MS Option

Africana Studies

BA +MS Option

Anthropology

BA +MS Option

Applied Chemistry

MS STEM

Art History

Atmospheric Science

BS STEM, +MS Option
MS STEM
PhD STEM

Autism

CGS Partially Online

Behavioral Neuroscience

PhD STEM

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

BS STEM, +MS Option

Biodiversity, Conservation, and Policy

MS STEM

Biology

BA STEM, +MS Option
BS STEM, +MS Option
MS STEM
PhD STEM

Biomedical Sciences

MS STEM
PhD STEM

Biostatistics

MS STEM
PhD STEM

Business Administration

BS +MS Option

Business Economics

BS STEM

Chemistry

BA STEM, +MS Option
BS STEM, +MS Option
MS STEM
PhD STEM

Childhood Education

MS Fully Online Option

Chinese Studies

BA +MS Option

Clinical Psychology

Cognitive Psychology

PhD STEM

Communication

BA +MS Option, +MA Option
CGS Fully Online

Community College Leadership

CGS Fully Online Option

Computer Science

BS STEM, +MS Option
MS STEM
PhD STEM

Computing Education

CGS Fully Online

Counseling Psychology

Criminal Justice

BA +MS Option, +MA Option
MA +JD Option

Criminal Justice / Social Work

Curriculum and Instruction

PhD Fully Online Option

Curriculum Development and Instructional Technology

MS STEM, Fully Online

Data Science

MS STEM

Digital Forensics

BS STEM

Digital Forensics and Cybersecurity

MS STEM

Early Childhood Education

MS Fully Online Option

East Asian Studies

Economic Forecasting

CGS STEM

Economics

BA STEM, +MPA Option, +MS Option
BS STEM, +MPA Option, +MS Option, +MA Option
MA STEM
PhD STEM

Educational Policy and Leadership

MS Fully Online Option

Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology and Methodology

Educational Theory and Practice

Electrical and Computer Engineering

BS STEM, +MS Option
MS STEM
PhD STEM

Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security and Cybersecurity

CGS Part-time Option, Partially Online

Emergency Preparedness, Homeland Security, and Cybersecurity

BA / BS +MS Option

English

BA +MS Option, +MA Option
MA +CGS Option
PhD +CGS Option

English / Information Science

Environmental and Sustainable Engineering

BS STEM

Environmental Health Sciences

MS STEM
PhD STEM

Epidemiology

MS STEM
PhD STEM

Forensic Accounting

Forensic Science Investigation and Management

MS STEM

General Education Studies

MS Partially Online

Geographic Information Science

MS STEM

Geographic Information Systems and Spatial Analysis

Geography

BA +MS Option, +MA Option

Global Gender Advocacy

CGS Fully Online

Global Health Studies

CGS Fully Online

Health Disparities

Higher Education

MS Fully Online Option

History

BA +MS Option, +MA Option
MA +JD Option

History / Information Science

HIV Studies

Human Biology

BS STEM, +MS Option

Human Development

BS +MS Option

Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Informatics

BS STEM, Fully Online Option, +MS Option

Information Science

MS STEM, Fully Online Option
PhD STEM

Information Science School Library

MS Fully Online Option

Information Security

CGS STEM

Interdisciplinary Studies - Documentary Studies

BA +MS Option

Interdisciplinary Studies - Environmental Science

BS STEM, +MS Option

Interdisciplinary Studies - Financial Market Regulation

BS STEM, +MS Option

Interdisciplinary Studies - Globalization Studies

BA +MS Option

Interdisciplinary Studies - Medieval and Renaissance Studies

BA +MS Option

Interdisciplinary Studies - Religious Studies

BA +MS Option

International Affairs

MIA Partially Online

International Education Management

CGS Fully Online

International Education Management and Leadership

MA Fully Online

Japanese Studies

Journalism

Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o Studies Doctoral Concentration of the Spanish PhD Program

Latin American, Caribbean and Latina/o/x Studies

Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latino Studies

BA +MS Option, +MA Option

Liberal Studies

Library and Information Science

Linguistics

BA +MS Option

Literacy

CAS Fully Online Option
MS Fully Online Option
PhD Fully Online Option

Machine Learning

CGS STEM, Fully Online

Maternal and Child Health

Mathematics

BA STEM, +MS Option, +MA Option
BS STEM, +MS Option, +MA Option
MA STEM
PhD STEM

MBA Full-Time

MBA +JD Option

MBA Part-Time Evening

MBA Part-Time Weekend

Mental Health Counseling

Music

BA +MS Option

Nonprofit Management and Leadership

CGS Fully Online Option

Online Learning and Teaching

CGS Fully Online

Philosophy

BA +MS Option, +MA Option
PhD +MS Option

Physics

BS STEM, +MS Option
MS STEM
PhD STEM

Political Science

BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MS Option, +MA Option

Professional Accountancy

Professional Science Management - Biodiversity, Conservation and Policy

AGC STEM

Professional Science Management - Forensic Science Investigation and Management

AGC STEM

Psychology

BA +MS Option

Public Administration and Policy

MPA Fully Online Option, +JD Option

Public Health

BS +MS Option
MPH +JD Option

Public Health / Medical Doctorate Albany Medical College

Public Health / Social Welfare

Public Health Fundamentals and Principles

CGS Fully Online

Public Health Online

MPH Fully Online Option

Public Health Surveillance and Preparedness

CGS Fully Online

Public Policy and Management

BA +MIA Option, +MPA Option, +MS Option, +MA Option

Public Sector Management

CGS Fully Online Option

Reading

MS Fully Online Option

School Building, District, and District Business Leadership

School Psychology

Secondary Education

Social and Personality Psychology

PhD STEM

Social Studies

Social Welfare

BS +MS Option

Social Work

MSW +PhD Option, Part-time Option

Social Work / Criminal Justice

Social Work / Juris Doctor

Social Work / Public Health

Sociology

BA +MPA Option, +MS Option, +MA Option
PhD +CGS Option

Sociology / Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Spanish

BA +MS Option, +MA Option

Special Education (Inclusion and Special Education)

Special Education (Inclusion)

Special Education (Internship Certificate)

Special Education and Literacy (I)

Special Education and Literacy (II)

Studio Art

BA +MS Option

Taxation

Teacher Leadership

CGS Fully Online Option

Theatre

BA +MS Option

Topological Data Analysis

CGS STEM, Fully Online

Urban and Regional Planning

Urban and Regional Planning / JD with Albany Law School

Urban Policy

Urban Studies and Planning

Women and Public Policy

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies

BA +MS Option, +MA Option
MA +JD Option

Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies / Sociology