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.
Communication Studies Major
If you’re interested in politics, speech writing, media criticism and other communication careers that emphasize the personal over the technological, this major is for you.
Computer Science Major
Learn the fundamentals of computer science: programming, logic and math, systems and social impact.
Computer Security Major
Gain a deep, broad understanding of computer security through an overlap of the department’s three majors: computer science, informational technology and computer security.
Criminal Justice Major
Become familiar with law, the U.S. Constitution, compare and contrast urban and rural areas, and gain an understanding of complex issues surrounding the criminal justice system.
Digital Media Production Major
Learn about emerging technologies and be prepared to work in a variety of fields including website development, digital animation, multimedia production and digital publication.
Earth Science Major
In addition to training you to teach adolescent earth science education, our program qualifies you for licensure as a professional geologist.
The ecology major gives you a solid foundation in biological science, which allows you to specialize in a many areas of ecology from aquatic to terrestrial to theoretical.
An economics degree prepares you for a career in business, law, public administration or finance as well as advanced work at M.B.A. or Ph.D. levels.
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.