Established by the SUNY Board of Trustees on June 14, 1966, the State University of New York Institute of Technology (SUNYIT) is the State University’s only institute of technology. The college offered classes in temporary locations and at extension sites for several years until the first buildings were constructed on the permanent campus in the 1980s.
SUNYIT’s undergraduate degree majors/programs include: accounting, applied mathematics, applied mathematics/electrical engineering, business, civil engineering technology, communication & information design, computer engineering technology, computer & information science, computer information systems, criminal justice, electrical engineering, electrical engineering technology, finance, general studies, health information management, health services management, industrial engineering technology, mechanical engineering technology, nursing, psychology, sociology, and telecommunications.
Graduate degree programs are: the MBA in health services management, MBA in technology management; master of science degree programs in accountancy, advanced technology, applied sociology, computer & information science, health services administration, information design and technology, and telecommunications; and master of science programs in nursing: adult nurse practitioner, family nurse practitioner, gerontological nurse practitioner, nursing administration, and nursing education. Accelerated BS/MS options are available in computer science, nursing, and telecommunications.
Through internships and close cooperation with employers, SUNYIT has extraordinarily high placement rates. More than 22,000 alumni pursue successful careers in communication, computer science, management, nursing, and many other fields.
Moreover, SUNYIT offers a variety of online degree programs through the SUNY Learning Network (SLN). Students can also find online courses. Many campus-based degree programs also offer hybrid courses that are taught by the instructor via a mix of face-to-face and online instruction.