Off-Post Educational Activities
SUNY North Country Consortium
Jefferson Community College Higher Education Center
1220 Coffeen St.
Watertown, New York 13601
Six campuses of the State University of New York partner to bring a wide array of programs from certificates to associate through master’s degrees to Fort Drum and the surrounding community. Courses and degree programs are designed to be convenient for adults with work schedules and other commitments. Classes are available in traditional classroom settings, as well as through online and hybrid modes. Shorter eight-week semesters, as well as evening and weekend classes, are also available. Members of the SUNY Consortium include SUNY Canton, SUNY Empire State College, SUNY Jefferson, SUNY Oswego, SUNY Potsdam and SUNY Upstate Medical University.
44 Pierrepont Ave.
Potsdam, NY 13676
SUNY Potsdam is a four-year liberal arts and sciences college offering a Bachelor of Science in business administration and several master’s degrees and graduate certificates for teachers and education professionals in the Fort Drum and Watertown area. This includes degrees for those seeking to transition to teaching from other professions. Many other degrees and fields of study are available through the main campus an hour from Fort Drum in Potsdam, New York.
SUNY Upstate Medical
315-464-5540 or 800-736-2171
SUNY Upstate Medical University, located in Syracuse, is central New York’s only academic medical center, educating more than 1,200 students in four colleges — medicine, graduate studies, health professions and nursing — as well as their Binghamton Campus. Upstate Medical also hosts 450 graduate physicians in their residency and fellowship training programs and provides continuing education to practitioners. Degree programs offered locally in the Watertown area at the Jefferson Higher Education Center include Masters of Science, Family Nurse Practitioner and Family Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner.
SUNY College of Technology at Canton
34 Cornell Drive
Canton, NY 13617
SUNY College of Technology at Canton offers many opportunities for soldiers, veterans and their Families. SUNY Canton’s career-driven programs are offered in a variety of flexible formats to accommodate almost anyone’s schedule. Certificates, associate and bachelor’s degree programs are available in many applied and technology programs, as well as health care, business and other career fields.
SUNY College at Oswego
7060 Route 104
Oswego, NY 13126
Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college in central New York on the shores of Lake Ontario, 55 miles from Watertown. Oswego offers a wide range of degrees at the associate, bachelor’s and master’s levels that feature practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities.