Farmingdale State College

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We Rise to the
Challenge at FSC
Dedicated to student success, our diverse and thriving campus is an engine
of opportunity for students of Long Island and beyond.

    When Choosing Your College, It’s the Metrics that Matter

    Committed to student-centered learning and inclusive excellence, FSC prepares graduates to become exemplary citizens and industry leaders in a competitive and technologically dynamic society.

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    Civic Engagement
    Among only 119 Colleges recognized by Carnegie Foundation for Community Engagement
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    Clean & Green
    Named a Clean Air New York Champion and honored by The Arbor Day Foundation with the Tree Campus USA designation
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    Engineered for Success
    Ranked #2 nationally in degrees awarded to underrepresented minorities and #3 nationally in degrees awarded to women by ASEE
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    Engine of Opportunity
    Ranked #28 nationally by Washington Monthly for advancing student social mobility and #23 for promoting public service
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    Going Far
    Ranked in the top 2% nationally in early career earnings according to CollegeNet’s Social Mobility Index
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    Gold Standard
    100% of FSC Medical Laboratory Science students passed the ASCP Board exams
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    Inclusive Excellence
    Winner of SUNY’s inaugural award for excellence in diversity, inclusion, and social justice
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    Job Ready
    94% of graduates are employed six months after graduation or enrolled in graduate school.
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    No Debt/ Low Debt
    FSC ranks #4 among NYS public colleges in the lowest student debt, and 55% of bachelor’s graduates leave with no debt
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    Nursing Perfection
    100% of FSC nursing students passed the NCLEX Board Examinations
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    Shining Bright
    100% of FSC dental hygiene students passed the NBDHE board examinations
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    Small Business Champion
    FSC’s Small Business Development Center serves over 2200 local businesses generating over $40 Million in economic impact
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    Staying Close
    95% of recent graduates work in the New York metropolitan area
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    Top Flight
    100% of FSC Professional Pilot students passed the commercial pilot certificate examinations
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    Top Tier
    The Wall Street Journal, ranks 14 FSC programs in the top 25% nationally in early career earnings. Eight of them are in the top 10%
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    Upward Bound
    Top 10% nationally, among colleges that move low-income students into high-earning careers (CollegeNet)
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    Wind Energy Leader
    Co-host of the New York State Offshore Wind Training Institute (OWTI)
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    Winning Ways
    Six out of nine Athletics Teams won their Spring 2021 Skyline Championship
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    Nexus Center for Applied Learning + Career Development

    The Nexus Center is a specialized department solely dedicated to connecting students and grads to jobs, internships, career development, applied learning, and other opportunities. Our goal is to support students individually throughout their education at Farmingdale and beyond.

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    The Future is at Farmingdale State College. Right Now.

    Our newest bachelor degree programs focus on emerging, high-demand careers in exciting fields like nutrition, big data, human/computer interaction, digital security, and spatial structure analysis. Find the right opportunity for you to work in business, technology, science, or design.

    Computer Science

    Computer Science

    Computer Science is a discipline that studies computer architecture, software design, algorithms, information processing, computer applications and systems, and the mathematical foundations of computing. Analyze, design, and build complex software components, software design, and algorithms to solve industry-informed relevant problems.

    Business Analytics

    Business Analytics

    Data is increasingly fundamental and indispensable to organizational decision-making in a competitive environment. And making data-informed strategies is predicted to be the driving force of progress and success in many key industries. This program prepares students for jobs that require skills in data analysis, visualization, and presentation.

    Computer Security Technology

    Computer Security Technology

    Never has computer security been so essential to personal safety, business integrity, and national security. Learning to combat security issues and challenges in the digital environment through new technologies will be a valued skill in tomorrow's global world.

    Geographic Information Systems

    Geographic Information Systems

    Advances in global positioning are resulting in many uses and applications for geographic data. Manipulating, analyzing, assessing, and visualizing this data can solve problems like natural resource management, ocean phenomena, and hazard response—and even help address and prevent natural disasters.

    Interaction Design

    Interaction Design

    Ever wonder why products, appliances, and interfaces are designed a certain way? Interaction Design—the first program of its kind in SUNY— will show you how to use hands-on, creative thinking, innovation, and gameplay to incorporate user-friendly design elements into everyday use.

    Applied Gerontology

    Applied Gerontology

    With an aging U.S. population, care for the elderly has never been more in demand or more critical to society and individual families. The Applied Gerontology major equips students with the many skills needed to provide a consistent level of care with accepted healthcare standards.

    Civil Engineering Technology

    Civil Engineering Technology

    The Civil Engineering Technology program produces graduates with highly sought technical skills and knowledge to prepare the workforce to fulfill the building needs of regional businesses. Students will learn how to use cutting-edge technology, conduct studies, analyze data, design systems, and many other functions related to the discipline.

    Criminal Justice: Police, Courts, and Corrections

    Criminal Justice: Police, Courts, and Corrections

    Criminal Justice: Police Courts and Corrections incorporates analysis, tactical planning, and theory into an understanding of the correlates of crime and delinquency and potential solutions.

    Nutrition Science

    Nutrition Science

    Nutrition, healthy choices, and dietary lifestyle change all impact the way we think about food consumption and food preparation. Students will learn to examine complex relationships in the exploding field of human nutrition and food technology and what's ahead in the study of nutrition research, public health, and food chemistry.

    Health Promotion and Wellness

    Health Promotion and Wellness

    The desire for healthier living and a well-rounded lifestyle has created a booming wellness industry nationwide. Learn about this growing field, which uses principles from nutrition, exercise, behavior modification, weight management, science, and medicine to help people experience improved and more satisfying lives.

    Last Modified 6/13/22