School of Arts and Humanities
From the stage to the classroom, School of Arts and Humanities programs instill a foundation of critical thinking, artistic inventiveness, and cultural awareness that lasts a lifetime. These invaluable skills serve our graduates well in career fields that are as vast and varied as our course selection.
School of Education
Buffalo State's School of Education has a distinguished history of preparing leaders and educators to excel in a wide range of classroom settings. Students learn through a strong, diverse on-campus curriculum as well as through direct student teacher experiences.
School of Natural and Social Sciences
Programs in the School of Natural and Social Sciences help students develop skills in analytical thinking, quantitative methods, problem solving, critical thinking, and effective communication. Students are taught to use the facts, concepts, and principles learned in the field and in the classroom for practical application.
School of the Professions
The School of the Professions educates future professionals to lead within diverse settings and participate in the community through partnerships. The school prepares graduates for productive and successful careers in a global society.
The Graduate School
Whether you're a professional looking to advance your career or a college graduate planning to continue your studies, you'll find a range of graduate study options here. Buffalo State offers 60 graduate programs—including 11 postbaccalaureate teacher certification programs.
Hands-On Learning Opportunities
Broad and distinct. That's how many people describe Buffalo State's high-quality academic programs. In addition to offering several programs that can't be found at any other SUNY school, Buffalo State's focus on hands-on learning that ensures students will turn their ideas into action.
The Anne Frank Project uses local, national, and international learning opportunities to exam the roots of genocide, intolerance, bigotry, and racism as a means to finding solutions and elevating the human condition.
The Career Development Center provides guidance on choosing a major to fit your career interests; helps prepare you for work through internship and volunteer opportunities; offers assistance with cover letters, resumes, and interviewing skills; and more.
The Muriel A. Howard Honors Program is open to outstanding, intellectually committed undergraduates. The program helps prepare students for academic scholarships, entry into top-notch graduate schools, and successful careers.
We'll get you ready to work! Our network of alumni and friends helps to secure prime internships. Internships are offered at the department level and through Buffalo State's Career Development Center.
A large part of the college experience happens outside of the classroom. Buffalo State's innovative program offerings and organizations will help you graduate with a broader understanding of the diverse and creative world around you. Get involved!
Buffalo State engages students in high-quality research and creative activities. The annual Student Research and Creativity Celebration brings undergraduate and graduate students in all academic disciplines together to present their preliminary and completed research and creative activities.
High-Quality and Distinctive Academic Programs
Buffalo State offers 176 undergraduate programs, 11 honors options, and 60 graduate programs. Nearly 100 percent of the college's eligible academic programs meet the rigorous professional standards of their national or international accrediting organizations.
An Academic Home
University College is the academic home for Buffalo State's first-year and undeclared students. University College's offices and programs provide support for the transition to college life and assistance in determining selection of majors and careers. University College strives to serve students by challenging them to think in new ways; to make intentional and appropriate personal and academic choices; and to find meaningful connections with faculty, staff, and fellow students.
Catalogs and Course Listings
Flexible Learning Opportunities
For over 30 years, thousands of professionals have passed through our doors seeking career and personal enrichment. Continue your education with our flexible learning opportunities. Credit- and non-credit earning adult, weekend, and evening student enrollments available.
Why Study Online?
How To Register
If you are a current Buffalo State student
If you are not a current Buffalo State student
Undergraduate Students (interested in non-degree study only): apply here.
Graduate Students (Degree, Certificate, Post-baccalaureate Teacher Certification Programs and Nondegree seeking): apply here.