Explore Our Programs
Each one of SUNY Plattsburgh’s 70+ programs comes with a promise — you will be given the tools to go farther. Leading professors, experiential learning opportunities, and alumni networking connections are all available to help you succeed.
Education & Leadership Degrees
Plattsburgh will prepare you to succeed in tomorrow’s schools. Get hands-on experience working in classrooms starting in your first or second year.
English: Language Arts Major
Learn to teach English at the high school level. Our program meets all the New York State subject area requirements for English 7–12 certification after completion of an M.S.T.
English: Literature Major
If you love to read, love language and narratives in all forms, we'll prepare you for careers in fields that require exceptional reading, writing, and interpretive skills.
Develop leadership skills that prepare you to start your own business or become a project manager in a variety of businesses.
Environmental Geoscience Major
This program is ideal for preparing you to enter the job market in geological/environmental consulting. It is also excellent for double majoring in environmental science.
Environmental Planning & Management Major
Concentrate your studies on the effects of humans on the environment and develop skills in planning and management of the environment.
Environmental Science Major
Become broadly-versed in the ecological, physical and human aspects of environmental science. A high degree of flexibility lets you adjust courses to your career goals.
Environmental Studies Major
With topics like activism, literature, history, ethics, justice and sustainability, learn to be a new species of leader who can face issues peculiar to the 21st century world.
ESL (English as a Second Language) Bridge Program
Learn a lot more than English language skills. We will help you improve your study skills and understand American culture while you adjust to college life in the U.S.
Expeditionary Studies Major
If you dream of adventure, want to lead others into adventure and discover things about yourself as you push to ever-increasing limits, then we can take you on your desired path.