It's an exciting time to be an agricultural student! One out of every six jobs in the American economy is related to agriculture and food businesses. The curriculum in agricultural business is designed to provide students with the technical and business skills necessary to be successful in our nation's largest industry. Our agricultural technology program offers a concentration in animal science or plant science. Alfred has it's own working farm for hands-on learning and experiences that cannot be replicated.


Love television shows such as Grey's Anatomy? Nursing may be a future career for you! We offer versatility to choose between three programs: 2-year AAS program, 2-year RN-BSN program online option, or a 4-year dual degree program. And, then when you graduate, you get to care for patients and have the most rewarding career of all time.

Electrical Construction and Maintenance Electrician

This program provides in-depth instruction in the theories and principles of electricity. You'll study and learn to interpret and apply the requirements of the National Electric Code for designing electrical layouts, installation methods, and the maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of electrical circuits and equipment. Practical (hands-on) application of the classroom theory is the main emphasis of the laboratory work. You'll assist in the design and installation of the electrical installations of many projects both on and off campus.

Cyber Security

The bachelor of technology degree in cyber security is designed to prepare graduates to enter the workforce as cyber security professionals with a special emphasis in network and host security. Coursework in the department prepares students for many certifications: Cisco-certified Network Association (CCNA), CCNA Security, Security+, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist, and Network+. A full semester internship is included.

Architecture (BArch)

You're considering studying architecture? You've found the right place! The bachelor of architecture (BArch) program prepares students to be well rounded, creative, and socially responsible architects who shape our world through the design of meaningful and inspirational spaces. The BArch is a professional program, which endeavors to prepare students for licensure shortly after graduation, reducing the need for further graduate education or an advanced degree.

Automotive Service Technician

Automotive students are very active, taking their skills to the road. In addition to the daily hands-on, live lab work, many students are involved in project-based learning activities that include competitions in the Green Grand Prix at Watkins Glen, land speed record racing at the Bonneville Salt Flats, the ELK (Everyone Loves Kids) Charity Challenge, and The Great Race.

Students perform lab exercises on licensed, driven vehicles and have labs taught by experts who have real-world experience.

Health Sciences

More than a typical biology or chemistry degree... delve into the diversity of science and health, preparing you for the workplace and for further education in healthcare.

Graphic & Media Design

The graphic & media design program at Alfred State is different from other graphic design programs. It's specifically designed to meet current and future needs of an increasingly screen-filled and design-driven world. Studio courses employ active learning and real-world problem solving, which provide students with an experience that mirrors the professional studio environment.

Surveying & Geomatics Engineering Technology

Surveying Technology at Alfred State is ranked #4, Money Mag: Best Colleges 2019

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