Clarkson's Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries is a hub for graduate education and environmental research facilities on the Hudson River in Beacon, New York. Its mission is to ignite citizen science, user-inspired R&D and education through collaboration and creative innovation and to inspire sustainable solutions for estuary and freshwater ecosystems through Hudson Valley and New York State. The Institute has two locations, with administrative offices and gallery on Main Street in downtown Beacon and a state-of-the-art educational at Denning's Point.
Officially opened in 2016, Clarkson's Capital Region Campus in downtown Schenectady, New York. Centrally located to many of the University's corporate partners for research, graduate education, talent development, and alumni networking, it serves as a recruiting hub for graduate and professional degree program admissions for all of the operations in New York State and online. Many graduate degree programs are offered at this campus, including the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT), Healthcare MBA, Electrical Engineering, Energy Systems, Engineering and Management Systems and Mechanical Engineering.
The Trudeau Institute is a not-for-profit research institute with a world-renowned reputation for research and development on immunity to infectious disease for the development of vaccines, treatments and cures for diseases like cancer and influenza. It is here that the treatment for tuberculosis was created, which claimed the lives of one in seven people in the 19th century. Today, Clarkson collaborates with the Trudeau Institute for the Biomedical Scholars Semester Program, an intensive semester-long living and learning experience and separate summer research program that take place at Trudeau's headquarters in Saranac Lake, New York. The program provides undergraduate students the opportunity to learn multidisciplinary aspects of bioscience related to the human health field.