The School of the Professions was created to capitalize on the synergistic relationships that exist among its varied academic departments and centers.
In addition to award-winning faculty, professional accreditations, and a vibrant student body, the School of the Professions is home to several academic programs not available at any other SUNY institution.
Through continued collaboration, faculty commitment to excellence in teaching and research, and a strong role in the community, the School of the Professions educates future professionals to lead in diverse settings and participate in the community through partnerships. The school prepares graduates for productive and successful careers in a global society.
Buffalo State has the largest undergraduate, nationally-accredited social work program in the SUNY system. Our Social Work students also engage in community events that benefit programs such as Friends of the Night and Haven House.
Graduates of the mechanical engineering technology program experience a 100% job placement rate because of the applied nature of Buffalo State’s program. These graduates can earn starting salaries of $55,000 or more.
Fashion and Textile Technology majors have the opportunity to spend a year studying at the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York City. Students also design fashions as part of an annual Runway show on campus.