About Five Towns College

About Five Towns College

Serious students pursue degrees in audio, music, business, film, media arts and the performing arts at Five Towns College! Known as Long Island’s College for Creative Students, Five Towns College is a specialized institution of higher education.  Located in a thriving neighborhood near the Big Apple and the Twin Forks of Long Island, campus life is exciting! Degree programs offer hands-on coursework, an engaged faculty, and major-related work opportunities.

Associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees are offered here and concentrations are available, too. For example, students enrolled in the  Business Management, Music Performance and Mass Communication programs have the option to add a concentration in Audio Recording Technology. In addition, the Music Entertainment Industry Study concentration is offered in the Business and Music programs.

Furthermore, the Film/Video program is one of the most sought after on Long Island. And, Interactive Media Arts is very popular, too. Next, the Music Performance and Music Teacher Education programs have several concentrations. And, the Graduate Music Division has several options for those who pursue Master’s and Doctorate degrees. Mass Communication students regularly report on campus events, concerts, shows, and the Sound Athletics games. Moreover, the Theatre Arts Division hosts several productions throughout the year.

Most importantly, notable music and theatrical performers, accomplished entertainers, and business industry professionals such as Jon Bellion, Jesse Carmichael, Wyclef Jean, Adam Levine, Chrisette Michelle, Joe Satriani, Shonna Narine, Syndee Winters, and others studied and graduated from Five Towns College. Read about Five Towns College Alumni and listen to alumni and former students’ testimonials by clicking here.

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Located between the Long Island Sound and the Atlantic Ocean, our college is centrally located in Suffolk County. Five Towns College is only one hour from New York City and one hour from the Hamptons in the esteemed East End, where celebrities and entertainers have their summer retreats. In sum, the campus has a great location that students enjoy!

Five Towns College History

Five Towns College is a private, coeducational, non-sectarian institution of higher education founded in 1972 by Stanley Cohen, Ed.D.  and Lorraine Kleinman Cohen, M.S. Both were enthusiastic college educators who wanted to help students be successful. At Five Towns College, students can pursue their passion and prepare for their future careers. And, this undoubtedly leads to them becoming valuable and productive members of society.

Above all, Five Towns College is regionally accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). All of its programs are registered by the New York State Education Department. The College has several specialized accreditations. For instance, Five Towns College is an accredited institutional member of the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). And, the Music Teacher Education Division is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), now the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).  Furthermore, Five Towns College is an institutional accredited member of the National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST). As a result, these accreditations set the high standards that the College follows. Creativity and passion for the arts, music and technology are embraced throughout the college’s community.

Subsequently, after 50 years, the College has an unprecedented roster of accomplished educators committed to students’ success. Thus, many of the College’s graduates have illustrious careers at the most respected companies in the music, media and film industries.

Your Education at Five Towns College

Creative students at Five Towns College pursue their talents, learn skills, and explore the entertainment industry to its fullest. Challenging and immersive curricula attract talented, creative, and diverse students. They learn from top educators in their respective fields. Earn your degree at a regionally accredited institution in the heart of Long Island! Create your future at Five Towns College!

Five Towns College may be the perfect fit for you. 

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