SUNY Oneonta

Oneonta, NY

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Grow Intellectually. Thrive Socially. Live Purposefully. 

Located in the beautiful hills of Central New York, SUNY Oneonta has grown into a comprehensive liberal arts university with a professional focus. We offer numerous degree and certificate programs both online and in person leading to a Master of Arts, Master of Science, Master of Science in Teaching, Master of Science in Education, an Advanced Graduate Certificate, or Certificate of Advanced Study in a variety of disciplines. Oneonta’s online graduate programs are an excellent choice to achieving your educational goals when access from home and flexibility are your priorities.

Putting learning into practice
At SUNY Oneonta, you’ll have many opportunities to take an active role in your learning. With small class sizes and a close-knit campus community, students get plenty of interaction with faculty members who are not just nationally renowned scholars and teachers but also researchers, alumni, and mentors. Faculty members frequently invite students to participate in research projects, and the University offers grants to support independent research and travel to regional, national, and international academic conferences. These powerful experiences will not only help you, they'll give you the tools to succeed and are the reason we proudly boast a 95% job placement rate.

A quality education at an affordable cost
SUNY Oneonta consistently gains recognition for delivering excellence and value. You can progress quickly to degree completion and credentials, allowing you an optimized return on your investment. Qualified applicants can be eligible to receive scholarship, assistantships, and/or financial support to help make our graduate programs an affordable option.  

A great environment in a safe area
If you’re seeking a peaceful environment with plenty of opportunities to explore the outdoors, look no further than Oneonta and Cooperstown, New York: safe, friendly communities known for small-town ambiance and vibrant arts and entertainment scenes. SUNY Oneonta’s 318-acre campus overlooks the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about halfway between Albany and Binghamton and three and a half hours from New York City. 

After Oneonta
Our strong alumni network spans the globe, demonstrating the leadership and accomplishment that exemplify a SUNY Oneonta education. Alumni frequently return to campus to speak to classes, and students make connections that lead to internships and jobs through networking opportunities.

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9 Graduate Program Options Offered

Program Certificate Master's Doctorate
Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online Campus Hybrid Online
Bilingual Education                
Educational Technology                
Museum Studies                
Reading & Literacy                
School Counseling                
Science - Other                
Special Education                

Located in Oneonta, NY

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Cost Per Credit Hour



varies by program

Student Body

550 students

121 full-time

429 part-time




Application Fee
*may vary by program
Housing Offered? yes


Admissions Office
P: 607-436-2523

Admissions Officer
Karen Brown
Executive Director of Admissions