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Majors and Career Goals

The first two years of many majors can be started at SUNY Broome Community College. While SUNY Broome may not have the exact listing, you can still transfer to a four year college with junior standing if you plan ahead. Many careers also have multiple choices to start with, so if you are uncertain of what you should major in at SUNY Broome Community College and want see the recommended list based on the career you are interested in the attached list is for you!

Early College Program

Early College is a program for high achieving high school students who can benefit from taking college courses, full or part-time, before graduating from high school. Qualified juniors and seniors who are at least 16 years of age may be eligible for the program.

Anyone interested in Early College should contact the Fast Forward & Early College Center at 607 778-5619. Applications can be found here. Please note: Early College students are NOT eligible for financial aid.

Admission for Health Science Programs

Entry into the following Health Science programs at SUNY Broome Community College is based on a competitive admissions process: Dental Hygiene, Health Information Technology, Medical Assistant, Clinical Laboratory Technician, Nursing, Nursing:Evening/Weekender, Physical Therapist Assistant and Radiologic Technology.

The above programs begin with the fall semester only, except the Clinical Laboratory Technician On-line Option programs which begin with the spring semester only and the Nursing Evening/Weekender program, which is offered every other spring semester on even numbered years (Starting Spring 2014). For example, the next three entries into which the Nursing Evening/Weekend program will begin in January 2014, January 2016, and January 2018.

Please click here for further information and deadlines.

International Admission

There are over 180 students from 45 countries studying at Broome. Become part of the BCC Family!

Admission without a High School Diploma

Students who lack a high school or a general equivalency diploma (GED) may apply for admission only as  a non-matriculated student (non-degree seeking and not eligible for financial aid).

Upon completion of this option they may apply to New York State for an equivalency diploma after completion of 24 hours of college credits in these subject areas:

- Six (6) credits in English language arts including writing, speaking and reading (literature).
- Six (6) credits in mathematics
- Three (3) credits in natural science
- Three (3) credits in social science
- Three (3) credits in humanities
- Three (3) credits in career and technical education and/or foreign languages

Once you receive the equivalency diploma you may apply for matriculation.

IEP Diploma

The New York State Education Department has ruled that an IEP diploma is different from a high school diploma because it is not an indication of successful completion of high school study. Therefore, students who hold an IEP diploma may apply for non-matriculated admission to Broome and will be evaluated on the same criteria used for students who lack a high school diploma or GED.


Matriculated students (students who are enrolled in a specific program of study) who have withdrawn from the College, have not been in attendance for one semester or longer, or have graduated from SUNY Broome, must apply for readmission to return as a matriculated student. They do not need to submit high school records again unless they have been separated from Broome for six or more years.

Admission of Ex-Offenders

Applicants to SUNY Broome who have been convicted of a felony must participate in an admission review process. Failure to disclose a felony conviction on the Admissions Application form may result in expulsion from the college. For more information contact the Admissions Office.

Students must submit:

  • Criminal History Records (Rap sheet) Must be obtained within last 3 months
  • Personal Statement
  • If on Parole or Probation then a restrictions statement from Parole or Probation Officer
  • Letter of Recommendation from a school official or employer

Deadline for consideration

  • Fall semester: May 25
  • Spring semester: December 15


SUNY Broome is Home-Schooled Student Friendly!

Supplement your home school curriculum with Early College classes or transfer into one of our degree programs.

Find out how!

Health Sciences Competitive Admission - Find out more

HESI A2 Testing Information


The Admission Policy to the SUNY Broome Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) Day and Evening-Weekend Programs has changed starting Fall 2017.