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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.

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Future/Freshman Student

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.

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Transfer Student

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.

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Adult Learner

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. 

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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.

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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.

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Agricultural Technology

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.

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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.

You may also be interested in BS Construction Management Engineering Technology
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The aviation industry offers exciting and diverse career opportunities. FSC can help individuals “earn their wings” or enter a career in a non-flight area of this fast-moving industry. FSC is the largest collegiate flight school in the Northeast Region and the only SUNY school to offer four-year degrees in Aviation. Explore our specialized programs today, which are both accredited by AABI (Aviation Accreditation Board International).

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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.

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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.

You may also be interested in BS Applied PsychologyBS Health, Promotion & Wellness, BS Science, Technology, & Society.

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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 skills.

You may also be interested in BS Business Analytics, BS Geographic Information Systems, BT Interaction Design.

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Construction Management

Construction management is one of the most exciting, challenging, and rewarding careers. As our local and regional cities and towns continue to transform, leadership in the construction industry is highly sought-after. The various phases of construction projects are becoming more complex, and our program integrates state-of-the-art technology to respond to the changing needs of this industry. 

You may also be interested in BS Architectural Engineering Technology, BS Civil Engineering Technology.

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Engineering Technology

Would you like to use technology to solve practical challenges? Engineering technology can prepare you for an amazing career. Our programs feature hands-on learning and real-world experience. Graduates are well-qualified for exciting employment opportunities as the next generation of changemakers.

You may also be interested in BS Applied MathematicsBS Bioscience.

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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.

You may also be interested in BS Applied PsychologyBS Global Business ManagementBS Professional CommunicationsBS Science, Technology, & Society.

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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, BS Geographic Information Systems.

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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.


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Interdisciplinary Studies

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.  

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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 Computer Security Technology, BS Geographic Information Systems, BS Security SystemsBS Science, Technology, & Society.

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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.

You may also be interested in BS Applied MathematicsBS Architectural Engineering Technology, BS Construction Management Engineering TechnologyBS Civil Engineering Technology.

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Visual & Graphic 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.

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Graduate Programs

FSC currently offers the Master of Science in Technology Management.

The first and only graduate degree of its kind offered by a SUNY school, the new Master of Science in Technology Management at Farmingdale State College will graduate professionals qualified to step into leadership roles in designing, developing, improving, and transforming the industrial systems that are the basis of much of industry in the New York Metro area and throughout New York State.

Career opportunities abound in industries such as Industrial Manufacturing, Robotics, Smart Technology, IT Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition, and Educational and Business Technology Development

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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.

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. FSC is less than $7,100 per year.

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Student Support Services

FSC prides itself on providing all students with the most comprehensive set of services to ensure their success both inside and outside of the classroom. These services support our diverse campus population, including resident, transfer, commuter, non-traditional, disabled, under-represented, and military veteran students. Lean on us for the extra support you need to reach your goal of earning your college education.

Our wide variety of support services are here to help with your academic success and personal growth. Campus services include support for students with disabilities, mental health counseling, advisement, tutoring, health and wellness services, and veterans assistance.

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