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Empire State College, a State University of New York university college, is a multi-site institution that offers higher education to students all over the State of New York as well as the rest of the world. The college offers very flexible programs, including distance education for traditional and non-traditional students. Empire State is primarily oriented towards the adult learner. Many of the undergraduate degrees offered by Empire State College are "individualized" as opposed to the more traditional degree programs. Empire State College allows for extensive transfers of credits from other universities, as well as knowledge gained through independent studies, standardized evaluations, and other approaches. This work is copyrighted. ... The State University of New York, abbreviated SUNY (IPA pronunciation: ) is a system of public institutions of higher education in New York, United States. ... Official language(s) English de facto Capital Albany Largest city New York City Area  Ranked 27th  - Total 54,520 sq mi (141,205 km²)  - Width 285 miles (455 km)  - Length 330 miles (530 km)  - % water 13. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Empire State College's graduate degrees combine online courses with some face-to-face activities such as weekend residencies (http://www.esc.edu/gradstudy).


Empire State College administrative offices are located in Saratoga Springs, New York. Saratoga Springs redirects here. ...


Degrees offered by the College range from Associate, Bachelor's, and Master's degrees. The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools. The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools is a voluntary, peer based, non-profit association dedicated to the educational excellence and improvement through peer evaluation and accreditation. ...


The Center for Distance Learning is available for students throughout the world, who can earn an undergraduate degree completely online.


Empire State College's Center for International Programs also has special programs for students in Lebanon, Czech Republic, and Greece. It also has arranged learning opportunities with United Auto Workers-Ford, United Steelworkers of America, Corporate Noncredit Training, eArmyU,Navy College Program and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers(Local Union #3). The United Auto Workers (UAW), officially the United Automobile, Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America International Union, is one of the largest labor unions in North America, with more than 700,000 members in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico organized into approximately 950 union locals. ... Ford Motor Company is an American multinational corporation and the worlds third largest automaker based on vehicle sales in 2005. ... The United Steel Workers of America (USWA) claims over 1. ... The International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) is a labor union which represents workers in the electrical industry in the United States and Canada, particularly electricians in the construction industry and linemen and other employees of public utilities. ...

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Undergraduate Programs

Associate in Arts (A.A.) Associate in Science (A.S.) Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Bachelor of Sciences (B.S.) Bachelor of Professional Studies (B.P.S.)


Masters Programs

M.A.in Liberal Studies, M.A.in Teaching, M.A. in Social Policy, M.A. in Labor and Policy Studies, Master of Business Administration (MBA)


See Also

University of New York, Tirana (acronym UNYT) [1] is the first private university in the State of Albania. ...

External link

  • Official website

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Empire State College - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (274 words)
Empire State College, a State University of New York university college, is a multi-site institution that offers higher education to students all over the State of New York as well as the rest of the world.
Empire State is primarily oriented towards the adult learner.
The College is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.
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