Buffalo State has a proud tradition of offering graduate programs since 1945 and and currently offers a wide array of over 60 outstanding academic opportunities. Our distinctive graduate degrees and certificate programs provide practical training and skills to advance in today’s competitive job market. Our small classes promote productive faculty-student interactions and provide ample opportunities for professional and personal mentoring characteristic of the best graduate programs in the nation.
Historically well known for our excellent teacher education programs, Buffalo State has become an institution with wide-ranging set of traditional and applied graduate programs. From English and history, to creative studies, museum studies, and art conservation, to public relations, public administration, higher education and student affairs administration, criminal justice, and speech language pathology, to applied math, data science and analytics, applied economics, great lakes environmental science, forensic science, industrial technology, and mechanical and manufacturing technology.
Upon matriculation graduate students become members of the Graduate Student Association (GSA). The GSA provides networking opportunities, and financial support for research, scholarly projects, and travel to professional conferences. It also sponsors a Graduate Student Research Fair every May.
Buffalo State undergraduate students can take advantage of a growing number of 4+1 Pathway offerings through select academic departments. These undergraduate-to-graduate accelerated degree pathways provide qualified students with an early graduate degree completion, and more.
The Graduate School is in Cleveland Hall 204 and serves as the hub for information about graduate programs. An adept, caring Graduate School staff is always welcoming—always ready and willing to assist with questions surrounding graduate programs and policies whether they concern applications, admission, program information, graduate assistantships, fellowships, or graduation requirements. We look forward to assisting you in whatever ways we can.
Welcome to our vibrant graduate community!
Kevin J. Miller, Ed.D.
Dean of the Graduate School
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