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Earn the same high-quality State University of New York (SUNY) degree as on-campus students while saving time and money. Alfred State Online is valuable, flexible, and affordable with costs as low as $295 per credit hour. Now's the time to build on your experience to earn more pay.

Alfred State is ranked number one in so many ways including #1 in WNY for the highest income when comparing graduate paychecks versus college costs and is ranked the #1 SUNY Regional College and #6 SUNY for online bachelor's degrees. Apply Now for a 100% online bachelor's degree, associate, or certificate to help you leap ahead in your career.

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Healthcare Management | BTech

Develop management skills through a set of core courses and electives including the culture of healthcare,  finance, accounting, law, ethics, policies, human resources, information systems, communications, marketing, and quality control.

What
Alumni Say

“The process was simple, and I was able to transfer as many credits as possible. Being a stay-at-home mom, I needed flexibility.”Leah Woodworth
Technology Management (BBA)
Syracuse, NY

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Available Courses

Online and hands-on! When you choose Alfred State Online, you're wanting to land a new job or promotion, not just a diploma. To support you, all our majors include applied learning for a hands-on focus that makes you ready for your future.

Which degree is best? It all depends on you and your goals. Alfred State offers a variety of programs to match your experience and credits already earned, along with your aspirations for your next position.

BBA | Bachelor of
Business Administration
By studying a range of business administration topics, graduates have many management talents that will apply in numerous roles and industries.

BS | Bachelor of
Science
A BS degree emphasizes logic, reasoning, and quantitative skills to provide graduates a greater understanding in a certain category of interests and sector of employment.

BTech | Bachelor of
Technology
This degree builds upon your technical expertise and unique skills that are in high demand. Many jobs are left unfilled waiting for qualified, skilled professionals to apply.

More ASC flexibility: An associate degree in Individual Studies (AS) helps you quickly earn your first college degree from completed courses at other schools combined with new courses at Alfred State.

FAQ

 What kinds of support are available for online students?

Alfred State takes pride in providing a caring community of support for both on-campus and online students. Personal attention and supportive faculty make your online experience so much more valuable and enjoyable. Check out the Alfred State Online Student Support web page.

 Do I get credit for a noncredit course?

No. College credits are only given to courses designated as college credit courses. Noncredit courses are taught to further the student's knowledge on a particular subject without giving college credits.

 What is the difference between a matriculated student and a non-matriculated student?

Matriculated students apply to Alfred State through the admissions process and are accepted into a particular program. Non-matriculated students can take one or more courses through The Center for Community Education and Training without going through the admissions process.

 What is the refund policy for noncredit courses?

CCET reserves the right to cancel any non-credit course. If we must cancel a course, you will be notified by phone or email. If you cancel your registration, refunds will be given only to those participants who notify CCET at least seven calendar days before the course is scheduled to start. Non-credit online courses are non-refundable.

 What should I do if I decide that my online course isn't for me?

Students should contact their academic adviser immediately via email and let them know that they wish to drop the course. Your email correspondence will serve as a record that you wish to drop the course. A refund for the course will be based on the liability schedule that you are given before you begin your course.

 Where can I find information about the Technology Services Help Desk?
 Who do I contact if I need help with my credit or non-credit course registration?

For credit bearing courses please contact the the Center for Online Learning at 607-587-3457 or email onlinelearning@alfredstate.edu. For non-credit courses please contact the Center for Career Education and Training at 607-587-4015 or ccet@alfredstate.educcet@alfredstate.edu.

 Can I transfer in my previous collegev coursework from other colleges?

Yes, you will work closely with our transfer coordinator to ensure that all your previous college credits are reviewed and those that are appropriate are transferred in towards credits for your degree. Fill out the request information form to begin the process.

 How will I know what classes to take and how the degree curriculum works?

When you are accepted into the program you will work closely with an assigned advisor to ensure that you are appropriately advised and that a recommended schedule is developed for you each semester. Classes are offered in a variety of lengths to allow for the creation of a flexible course schedule.

 Do I have access to a tutor if needed?

Yes, tutoring is available through STAR-NY. STAR-NY Tutoring offers online tutoring for students in the areas of math & physics, chemistry & biology, nursing, writing, accounting & economics, computer science, and psychology. Tutors are available Sunday - Thursday 7 p.m. - Midnight. Our Student Success Center is also available to help and can be reached at 607-587-4121.

 I work full time and have a family -- can I take classes part-time?

Yes. We have some students who take a full load of 4-5 classes per semester and others who choose to take only 1-2 classes each semester so they can also successfully work full time and spend time with their family.

 How do I get started in the technology management program?

To be accepted into the program, you must have earned a technical or associate-level degree or have earned 60 credits towards an associate degree. To begin the admissions process please submit the Request Information form.

 How long will it take me to complete my BBA degree in technology management?

Depending upon how many classes you take per semester you can usually finish in 2-3 years.

 Do any of your business graduates go on to graduate school or complete their MBA's?

Yes, in fact a number of our graduates in the past few years have gone on to complete their MBA's at Clarkson University, St. John Fisher, St. Bonaventure, Niagara University, and Alfred University. We also have articulation agreements with a number of university graduate programs which help our graduates transition smoothly into graduate school.

 What are some of your business graduates doing today and what kind of positions do they hold?

Graduates hold a wide variety of professional positions including practicing court reporters for New York State, design team leaders for a major grocery store chain, a supply chain manager, and more.

 Who are the business faculty and what are their credentials?

Faculty who teach our core business classes possess years of real world experience as well as advanced training and degrees. Included are six faculty who have PhD's or JD's (law degrees) in their area of specialization and the remaining faculty all either possess MBA and or advanced Masters' Degree in strategic planning, technology management program areas. All our faculty have worked in leadership positions in business and industry and some either own their own businesses or currently also serve in consulting capacities in business as well.

 How do I get my transcript?

Visit our Transcript Ordering Options page to select the best option that works for you.

 Valuable

Alfred State Online has a faster return on your investment than most schools. Since we offer both 2- and 4-year programs, we are experts at stacking your educational credits to reach a degree quickly.

Contact Us so we can match you with the right degree and assist you through enrollment.

We also offer tons of Online Student Support and personal attention.

 Flexible

Alfred State faculty know your busy lifestyle and work hard to help everyone in class succeed.

You can choose the exact courses and the number of classes that you want in order to match your goals and timeline.

Beyond the traditional semester start dates, ask a counselor about quick start options for more ways to jump-start your studies and advance your career.

 Affordable

$295

Cost per CreditNew York State StudentsAnd US Military/Veterans

$353

Cost per CreditOut-of-State StudentsAssociate Degrees/Certificates

$353

Cost per CreditOut-of-State StudentsBachelor's Degrees

Tuition costs are subject to change. | Full-time out-of-state tuition for any degree is $4,240 per semester.

Individual Courses

Whether needed for your degree completion or to pick up more credits during a break from studies at another college, we offer 100+ courses served online a la carte. Registration for individual courses is quick and easy.

Accreditation and Partnerships

Alfred State is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE), registered with the New York State Education Department (NYSED), partnered with the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA) to provide online education to students in all member states, recognized as a preferred SUNY Online+ provider, and honored as a Military Friendly School for exceptional support provided to veterans and their families.

MSCHE Middle States Commision on Higher Education
NC-SARA Approved Institution
Military Friendly

Online Student Complaints

Alfred State is committed to providing support and addressing any complaints that may arise during your online learning experience. We recommend you first reach out to your instructor to attempt to resolve the issue. Secondly, please reach out to the Dean of the school where the course is offered. Lastly, follow the Student Complaint/Grievance Policy. As a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity Agreements (NC-SARA), we follow a comprehensive complaint resolution process outlined in the SARA Policy Manual. A summary of the SARA student complaint process is available online.