M.S. (Master of Science) Online

Applied Nutrition

Enhance your resume and build skills for clinical or community positions in this online master’s in nutrition program.

Internships

Dietetic Internship Program

Careers

Graduates of the program are employed at:

• Community Care Physicians
• Cornell Cooperative Extension
• St. Peter’s Hospital
• New York State Women, Infants and Children Program
M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

Childhood / Special Education

This master’s-level teaching program is ideal for individuals without an undergraduate degree in Education. You’ll learn how to effectively teach all students in elementary classrooms, including students with disabilities.

Careers

Being able to teach all learners increases employability in the field. Graduates go on to work in schools as special educators as well as general education teachers.

Classroom Academy

Our partnership with Classroom Academy will also allow you to get direct, hands-on experience through a two-year, full-time residency program for master’s level students.
M.A. (Master of Arts) Albany Campus

Community Psychology

Build intervention, evaluation, assessment and consultation skills in this psychology graduate program.

Internships

Put your new intervention, facilitation and program evaluation skills into practice at an externship

Careers

Individuals with a background in Community Psychology are hired by state and county agencies, health care systems, universities, school districts, human service agencies and more.
M.S. (Master of Science) Online

Criminal Justice & Community Corrections

This online master’s program focuses on the development and evaluation of alternatives to incarceration, and professional opportunities that accompany criminal justice reform.

Learning Experience

This master’s degree in Criminal Justice is completely online with asynchronous learning.

Careers

This degree prepares students for significant changes in the criminal justice field.

You will be uniquely qualified for new employment opportunities in government agencies and for-profit and not-for-profit organizations that provide community-based alternatives to incarceration.
Certificate of Advanced Study Online, Troy Campus

Dietetic Internship

The ACEND-accredited Dietetic Internship program prepares entry-level registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs).

Graduate Studies

Take the credits you’ve earned through the Dietetic Internship and apply them to our Applied Nutrition or Health Services Administration master’s programs.

Careers

After you complete the program, you’ll be eligible to take the registration exam for dietitians. Interns go on to become registered dietitian nutritionists, working in health care facilities, corporate wellness programs, and colleges and universities.
DNP (Doctorate) Online

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

An online DNP designed for working Registered Nurses (RNs) to advance their career with an option to study full or part time, we offer two pathways with four specialty tracks – Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner, Adult Gerontology Primary Care Practitioner, Family Nurse Practitioner, or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (Across the Lifespan).

D.P.T. (Doctor of Physical Therapy) Troy Campus

Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree

Thanks to superb academic and clinical preparation, 100% of our DPT program graduates who seek employment secure a position within a year of graduation.

Clinical Experiences

Work with patients under the supervision of licensed physical therapists in three different settings

Careers

Help people of all ages resume ability after illness or injury. Work in a variety of settings, from schools and hospitals to rehabilitation centers and nursing homes.
Ed.D. (Doctor of Education) Albany Campus, New York City

Educational Leadership

Take your career in education to the next level with a doctorate in Educational Leadership. Ed.D. program offers cohorts in Albany and New York City.

Careers

Professionals in the field hold a variety of positions, primarily in the field of K-12 education. They are assistant principals, principals, program directors, assistant superintendents, superintendents, district superintendents, New York State Education officials, and leaders/teachers in higher education. Some are education consultants, writers, and bloggers.
M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) Albany Campus, Online

Flex Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Our Flex MBA program is practical, convenient, and among the most affordable in the region.

Careers

Many government and nonprofit leaders, health care, finance and technology executives, start-up entrepreneurs and small-business owners hold an MBA degree.
Certificate of Advanced Study, M.S. (Master of Science) Albany Campus

Forensic Mental Health

Our graduate programs in Forensic Mental Health will prepare you for work across the criminal justice, mental health, substance abuse and social service systems.

Externships

Gain professional experience at an externship within the forensic mental health system.

Careers and Graduate Studies

A graduate program in Forensic Mental Health is superb preparation, whether you want to work with individuals, on policy level, earn a law degree or continue on to a doctoral degree.
M.S. (Master of Science) Albany Campus, Online

Health Services Administration Master’s

This specialized business master’s degree is focused on leading people and projects in a health care setting.

Certificate of Advanced Study Online, Troy Campus

Instructional Leadership Advanced Certificate Programs (SBL/SDL)

A focus on instructional leadership boosts the careers of those seeking School Building Leader/School District Leader certification or teachers who want to specialize as Instructional Coaches.

Ideal for many audiences

Our students include aspiring building and district leaders, instructional coaches, classroom teachers, special education teachers, and those in supportive roles such as content specialists, guidance, and counseling services.

Convenient and Affordable

Designed to be pursued part-time.

Courses are online, and held on weekends and evenings.

Competitively priced among both public and private colleges.
M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

Literacy / Special Education

A dual master’s degree in Literacy and Special Education will prepare you to teach all types of students.

Student Teaching

Student teach and gain hands-on experience at local public and charter schools.

Careers

Graduates go on to have careers as special educators and literacy specialists, working with general education teachers and a wide range of students. You’ll be able to co-teach with general education teachers, be a consultant teacher who provides support services or be able to teach in a self-contained capacity with a small number of special education students.
M.S. Ed. (Master of Education) Online, Troy Campus

Literacy Education

This master’s in literacy program is ideal for individuals with initial teacher certification, or who are eligible for initial certification, and who want to enrich learning for their students as a literacy specialist for birth-grade 6 or grades 5-12.

Student Teaching

Student teach and gain hands-on experience at local public and charter schools.

Careers

Graduates of this program are literacy specialists who are “go-to” experts, sharing best practices with general education colleagues and providing direct instruction to small groups of learners who struggle in reading and writing.
M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

Master of Science (M.S.) in Childhood/Literacy Education

This master’s-level teaching program is ideal for individuals without an undergraduate degree in Education. You’ll learn to teach common-branch subjects in grades 1-6 and to specialize in teaching students struggling to read and write.

Student Teaching

Student teach and gain hands-on experience at local public and charter schools.

Careers

You’ll go on to teach childhood education to students in grades 1-6 and literacy education for birth-grade 6 after you earn your M.S. Ed. degree and pass the CST and complete the edTPA. With this dual degree, you’ll be prepared with a diverse set of skills to take with you into elementary schools.
M.S. (Master of Science) Online

Master’s Degree in Applied Behavior Analysis and Autism

Earn an Applied Behavior Analysis master’s degree in two years. This online ABA master’s program satisfies coursework requirements for the BCBA exam.

Careers

Board Certified Behavior Analyst
Licensed Behavior Analyst
Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) in Art Education

Master’s in Art Education

Our M.A.T. in Art Education can be completed in one year of full-time study or two years of part-time study and leads to New York State Visual Arts Certification, pre-K through 12th grade.

Careers

Graduates of the master's in art education program become art teachers, studio artists and more.
M.A. (Master of Arts) Albany Campus

Masters in Mental Health Counseling and Community Psychology

Prepare to become a Licensed Mental Health Counselor with a master’s degree in counseling from our accredited program.

Internships

Work therapeutically with clients under the supervision of licensed, registered professionals.

Careers

Licensed Mental Health Counselors enter private and group practices and are hired by state and county agencies, education and health care systems, human service agencies and more.
M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

Masters in Nursing Degree

With four NP tracks and online coursework, Russell Sage’s M.S. in Nursing offers the ultimate flexibility for RNs who want to become nurse practitioners.

Clinical Experience

Gain clinical field experience in health care agencies across the Capital District. You’ll complete an individualized, precepted clinical experience throughout your course work. Specific hours depend on the track you’re enrolled in to ensure your skill and success on the certification examination.

Careers

As a graduate of this program, you’ll be prepared to pursue what comes next in your career. Graduates have gone on to have careers as nurse practitioners, nurse educators, nurse executive-administrators and clinical specialists.
M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

Nutrition & Dietetics Master’s

This master’s in nutrition is ideal for those without an undergraduate background in nutrition, who want to become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.

Careers

Work in a wide variety of employment settings, including health care, business and industry, community/public health, education, research, government agencies and private practice.

Further Study

Graduates go on to pursue Dietetic Internships, and the RDN credential. Students have careers as Registered Dietitian Nutritionists, as well as pursue doctoral degrees and advanced certificates.
Troy Campus

Occupational Therapy Doctorate

A doctorate in Occupational Therapy is the highest level of academic preparation for entry-level occupational therapists, and an exciting new degree option at Russell Sage College.

Fieldwork

We have formal agreements with more than 200 clinical sites throughout the country that host our Occupational Therapy students for fieldwork experiences.

Careers

Help people resume activity after illness or injury. Work with patients, take on leadership roles in health care or join the faculty of occupational therapy education programs.
M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

Occupational Therapy Master’s

The master’s program in Occupational Therapy at Russell Sage College has a 100% job placement rate, thanks to its commitment to academic excellence and clinical experience.

Fieldwork

We have formal agreements with more than 200 clinical sites throughout the country that host our Occupational Therapy students for fieldwork experiences.

Careers

Help people of all ages resume activity after illness or injury. Work in a variety of settings, from schools and hospitals to rehabilitation centers and nursing homes.
M.A. (Master of Arts) Albany Campus

Online Mental Health Counseling and Community Psychology Master’s Degree

Meet the New York state educational requirements needed to become a Licensed Mental Health Counselor through our convenient online program.

Internships

Work therapeutically with clients under the supervision of licensed, registered professionals.

Careers

Licensed Mental Health Counselors enter private and group practices and are hired by state and county agencies, education and health care systems, human service agencies and more.
M.B.A. (Master of Business Administration) Albany Campus, Online

Organization Management (Master’s)

Move ahead with this efficient and practical management master’s degree, focused on leading people and managing organizations.

Careers

Stand out for leadership roles in state and local government, health care, private corporations, manufacturing and service-based organizations.
Certificate of Advanced Study, M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

Professional School Counseling

Our accredited educational counseling master’s and certificate programs will help you prepare to earn certification in New York state.

Hands-On Experience

The program includes a 100-hour practicum and a 600-hour internship experience. Both include a seminar class which allows students to collaborate and consult with faculty and each other.

Careers

You’ll be prepared to tackle your career as a school counselor for grades K-12, working with parents in the decisions and plans of your students and aid in their development.
Certificate of Advanced Study Online, Troy Campus

School District Business Leader (SDBL) Certificate of Advanced Study

This post-master’s certificate prepares students to pursue School District Business Leader (SDBL) certification in New York state.

Ideal for many audiences

Our students include aspiring building and district leaders, instructional coaches, classroom teachers, special education teachers, and those in supportive roles such as content specialists, guidance, and counseling services.

Convenient and Affordable

Designed to be pursued part-time.

Courses are online, and held on weekends and evenings.

Competitively priced among both public and private colleges.
M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

School Health Education

Our Health Education master’s degree program will prepare you to become a health teacher (K-12) in New York state.

Internships

Student teaching

Careers

Graduates work as health education teachers K-12 at a variety of schools. They also work in hospital wellness centers providing prevention health education programs.
M.S. Ed. (Master of Education) Troy Campus

Special Education

This master’s degree in Special Education is designed for individuals who have met certification requirements for Childhood Education and are looking to become certified in Special Education.

Internships

Student teaching

Careers

As a graduate of this program, you’ll be prepared to co-teach within an inclusive setting with a general education teacher. You can also fill a consultant teacher role, providing direct services to students with disabilities within a general education classroom, as well as work in a resource room that supports students who are in an inclusive setting for most of the day.
M.S. (Master of Science) Online

Sport Science Master’s: Coaching & Mental Performance

This online master’s in Sport Science degree is ideal for PE teachers seeking professional certification, for college coaches or for anyone seeking to work more effectively with athletes.

M.S. (Master of Science) Troy Campus

The Online Master of Science in Occupational Therapy

The online Master of Science in Occupational Therapy (MSOT) program teaches aspiring occupational therapists how to provide rehabilitative care to patients of all ages.

Fieldwork

We have formal agreements with more than 200 clinical sites throughout the country that host our Occupational Therapy students for fieldwork experiences.

Careers

Help people of all ages resume activity after illness or injury. Work in a variety of settings, from schools and hospitals to rehabilitation centers and nursing homes.

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