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Welcome to Farmingdale State College — SUNY’s largest college of applied science and technology. We offer over 42 degree programs, small intimate classes, dedicated professors, and great internship opportunities. We invite you to explore our website, learn about our degree programs, and visit our campus.Apply Now
Life after high school is your next big adventure. You are taking the first step to explore your college options and search for your academic major. We are thrilled that FSC is part of your college search and invite you to explore our website and visit our campus.
Are you ready for your next step? Our Transfer Services department will help you with a successful college transfer. Explore our academic programs and see how FSC can help you reach your goals.
Life at times can be a juggling act and very challenging. Perhaps you are looking to begin your degree, finish one you already started, or enhance your career opportunities. Discover how FSC is here to help you compete in a diverse and technologically advanced world.
Military service members already have the necessary skills to succeed in college, such as focus, discipline, confidence and self-reliance. The Office of Veterans Services helps to bridge the gap between military and civilian life by providing a support system on campus as well as in the community at large. The on-campus American Legion Post and the chapter of Student Veterans of America focus on social interactions between veterans and non-veterans alike. Discover how the Office of Veterans Services can help you reach your goals. Thank you for your service.
FSC currently offers the Master of Science in Technology Management. This program provides an outstanding and affordable opportunity for advanced study in the field of technology management to qualified graduates of baccalaureate programs in technology, engineering technology and related fields. Explore how this advanced degree in technology management can help you reach your career goals.
Our specialized programs in Urban Horticulture offer a unique blend of core traditional techniques with the latest cutting-edge technology. Our degree options are for people who are passionate about soil and seed, blooming flowers, sustainable practices, and creative landscape designs. Individuals looking to grow strong roots in the regional green industry should start here.
Architecture & Environmental Design
Our focus is on the design and construction of structures and spaces that are ecologically sustainable and environmentally safe. Our programs have a strong relationship to local construction companies, providing applied learning opportunities in the design and construction of office buildings, shopping centers, schools, and health care facilities. Career opportunities exist in the public and private spaces of where people live, work, and play. The boom in new construction in the region is expected to continue into the future.
The dynamic world of business is fiercely competitive and rapidly changing. Today’s industries are using “Big Data” to make strategic business decisions in our progressively analytical world. All of our programs focus on emerging industry trends, technology, and innovation We offer programs that allow students to choose their specific interests. Each department strives to engage students to expand upon their classroom experiences through internship and experiential learning opportunities.You may also be interested in BS Applied Gerontology, BS Geographic Information Systems, BT Interaction Design, BS Science, Technology & Society.
Communications is the art of telling a compelling story and it has become increasingly important for every industry, company, and organization. There are extraordinary benefits and career paths for individuals who can effectively communicate. Our program prepares students for employment in all fields that rely on superior communication skills, including mass media/marketing and public relations firms, website and social media, healthcare, law, biopharmaceutical, sports organizations, not-for-profits, and many other industries.
Computing & Mathematics
Being good at math is about having a deep understanding of how things work. Our programs reach beyond computing numbers quickly and accurately. We challenge our students to use their mathematical theory foundation to brainstorm, collaborate, and think outside the box to solve real-world problems across various industries.
Careers focused in the area of computers and technology involves identifying a problem
and coming up with advanced technical solutions. Our programs help students develop
their analytical skills, problem-solving skills, creativity, and critical thinking
Engineering & Engineering Technology
Do you enjoy taking things apart and figuring out how they work? Engineering technology can offer exciting, challenging, and rewarding careers for individuals who have an “engineering mind.”
Our programs have a strong foundation in science, math, and hands-on learning. We are educating the next generation of innovative, savvy changemakers who solve real-world problems.
Ethnic & Area Studies
These specialized areas of study are designed for students who wish to deepen their knowledge and explore their interests in specific cultures using a holistic approach to many different facets of life.
Health & Wellness
Individuals with a passion for helping people gravitate towards the health and wellness
industry. We offer a modern application of healthcare to promote longevity in people’s
life cycle. Our programs focus on the benefits of a healthy lifestyle that increase
life expectancy and a better quality of life.
You may also be interested in BS Computer Security Technology.
Humanities & Social Science
Humanities and Social Sciences studies are broad in nature, allowing students to take
a holistic approach to learn, understand, and appreciate human behavior. They provide
a direct connection to how we interact in social, cultural, environmental, economic,
and political circumstances. As students make connections between behavior, ideas,
and concepts across various subjects, they develop many important transferable skills
that can be used in various industries.
Our dynamic interdisciplinary programs are broad in nature, designed so students can explore and customize their field of study. Students are encouraged to experiment with courses to discover career path options. Our interdisciplinary programs allow students to make connections between ideas and concepts across various subjects while developing many important transferable skills that are applicable to many industries.
Law, Justice, & Public Service
The Center for Criminal Justice is the go-to place for students who want to help others, reduce crime, and protect our society. We offer degree options that focus on the field of law enforcement and corrections within the local, state, and federal levels.
Whether your goal is to enter the police academy, or earn your bachelor degree to increase your career options, we have a program that will help you reach your goal. Our programs educate students in the areas of forensics, crime prevention, security technology, counterterrorism, courts and judiciary, and so much more.
You may also be interested in BS Science, Technology & Society.
Life & Physical Sciences
Life Science degrees provide our students with solid scientific foundations. FSC provides a wide range of opportunities in the developing bioscience fields or entrance to graduate school in numerous health fields. Our minors in physical science allows students to specialize in areas that will support their chosen degree. We also offer a unique certificate program to people who’ve earned non-science bachelor’s degrees and now seek a career change into the health professions.
Visual & Performing Arts
Society increasingly craves visual stimulation that is creative, fresh, and innovative. Artistically minded students will be challenged to express themselves in a powerful and engaging ways. Our students have a passion for effective visual communication that is relevant, authentic, and creative.
Our newest degree in Interaction Design (IXD) is all about human behavior and the user experience in the design and development of technology products and services. Students learn the true value of collaboration, vision, risk-taking, passion, social responsibility and play.
Living on Campus
Even if you live close to the campus, living away from home is part of the complete college experience. The Office of Residence Life is ready to make that transition work for you.
With three residence halls FSC has one for your student. Orchard Hall has suite-style rooms with a shared living area and kitchen– is our largest. Alumni and Dewey Halls – with corridor-style rooms – have both been recently renovated.
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Dining on Campus
There are a variety of choices on campus including the all-you-care-to-eat dining facility POPs, the Campus Center Food Court and Books 'n Beans café.
We Proudly Serve Starbucks in the Campus Center and Books 'n Beans café.
There is always something to do at Farmingdale State College.
Cost & Affordability
Financial aid is an important part of the college decision.
We can help find the right financial aid package for your family. Learn more about our Financial Aid opportunities. Add "less then $XXX per year".
Whether you are a prospective student or family member, alumnus, business partner or other friend of the College, the Farmingdale campus looks forward to welcoming you.
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