Dean's Welcome

Welcome to the Sage College at Albany. You’ve made a Joanne Currancommitment to your future, and we are ready to assist you in achieving your goals. We know that there are all kinds of careers waiting to become known in the next few years, and we believe the best way to prepare is to focus on the skills necessary for all of them. These are critical and creative thinking, entrepreneurial approaches to problem solving, and a solid foundation in communication skills. Here we prepare students for a wide variety of careers, including education, business, health care, the arts, and public service.

At Sage we acknowledge and celebrate the work you have already done to earn admission. We will provide the supports for you to explore the work world through our extensive internship programs. If you enjoy learning by doing, this is a place where you will shine!

You will have the opportunity to work directly with our distinguished faculty. With an impressive student/faculty ratio of 12:1, you will really be partners in research and other forms of scholarship. A unique characteristic of Sage College of Albany general education curriculum is the i.Think program. I. Think courses are designed to provide experience in creative problem-solving, leadership, and community engagement.

We at Sage College of Albany are committed to making a high-quality private education affordable to all students. We offer grants, scholarships, and work study opportunities for students to off-set costs. And your financial commitment pays off: 98% of Sage graduates are employed or choose to continue their studies in graduate programs after graduation. At Sage College of Albany, small classes, dedicated faculty, and extensive internships provide the kind of opportunities that lead to successful futures.

If you are interested in more information about our programs, please contact us at [email protected]. I am proud of our faculty, our programs, and especially of our students. You will find a safe place to learn and grow here at Sage. Good ideas are happening here. I hope you will visit us on line or in person to see what opportunities are here for you!

Joanne Curran, PhD                                                                                                   
Dean of Sage College of Albany