Graduate Students

Earning a graduate degree represents a significant investment of your time and resources and there’s no doubt you expect a return on that investment.

When you enroll in STAC’s graduate programs in education, business, or criminal justice, you get more than a sense of accomplishment; you get the edge you need to stand out and advance your career and earning power.

Need to speak to someone? Call our Admissions office at 845-398-4100.

Have you heard about STAC’s $10,000 Alumni Scholarship?

The Alumni 10k Discount

  • STAC alumni are eligible for up to $10,000 in the Alumni 10k discount.
  • The Alumni 10k discount will be used to reduce the total cost of your graduate program only. No refunds are available for any unused funds.
  • If STAC alumni are receiving a graduate assistantship, they are ineligible to receive the Alumni 10k discount.

The Alumni 10k Discount and Re-admits

  • For students who are re-admitted into a graduate program and it has been less than 3 academic years, the student will be eligible for the Alumni 10k discount for the remainder of their program.
  • For students who are re-admitted into a graduate program and it has been more than 3 academic years, the student will be eligible for a prorated discount for the remaining credits of their program.

With graduate programs in education, business, and public administration, offering classes online and on-campus, we have what you’re looking for to further your education and advance your career. 

Why wait? Contact Lorraine Derwin, Associate Director of Admissions for Recruitment at [email protected] or (845) 398-4149.

Access to Graduate programs

STAC undergraduate students have the opportunity to begin working on their graduate degree while completing their undergraduate requirements:

  • STAC Grad Explore Program
  • Accelerated Degree Program


Learn about our new programs here.

Graduate School of Education
STAC’s nationally accredited School of Education offers renowned graduate programs on par with the nation’s best.

Our Master of Science in Teaching (MST) is custom-tailored for students who want to teach, but who don’t hold an undergraduate degree in education. The MST degree leads to careers in childhood education, childhood and special education, adolescence education, and adolescence education for students with disabilities.

Our Master of Science in Education (MSEd) allows practicing teachers to advance their careers with a master’s degree in leadership, literacy, special education, or special education with a specialization in autism.

Visit our Graduate School of Education page to learn more.

Master of Business Administration

STAC’s internationally accredited online and on-campus weekend MBA programs provide working professionals with a world-class, convenient graduate business education.

Our MBA students choose a concentration in Healthcare Management & Informatics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Sport Administration, or General Business Administration. And they have immediate access to our Bloomberg Professional Laboratory, giving them hands-on experience with the same information and world-class technology financial professionals use.

Visit our MBA Program page to learn more.

Master of Public Administration in Criminal Justice

The College's newest graduate program is an MPA in Criminal Justice. The MPA-CJ program prepares you for a career in public administration, whether you are progressing in your current organization, changing careers, launching a second career, or starting out with a college degree. Top-notch faculty from our Criminal Justice program and our School of Business combine forces to provide you with a unique graduate school experience that creates a solid foundation for your career. Special combined degree programs are available.

Visit our MPA-CJ page to learn more.