BS in Business Degree Program Director

Albert Orbinati,  Program Director

Meet Albert Orbinati, PhD

Dr. Albert Orbinati is Assistant Professor and Program Director for the undergraduate business administration programs in the Division of Continuing Professional Studies at Champlain College. 

He has worked in various roles within the higher education and military arenas for over 15 years. Prior to Champlain, Dr. Orbinati's roles have included Assistant Vice President of Online Learning and Continuing Education at Medaille College in Buffalo, NY, Dean of the School of Professional and Continuing Education at The Sage Colleges in Albany, NY, and Director of Online and Non-Traditional Programs at Utica College in Utica, NY. He has also been an adjunct professor for the past eight years in Utica College's cybersecurity program.  

In addition to his career in higher education, Dr. Orbinati is a 14-year member of the US military, and currently holds the rank of Major in the United States Air Force Reserve. He has directly supported combat operations in both Operations Iraqi Freedom, and Enduring Freedom.  

Dr. Orbinati holds a BA in Urban Planning from Binghamton University, an MA in Adult Education from Central Michigan University, and a PhD in Adult Education from Capella University. Albert is a lifelong musician, and has performed on the stages of Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. He enjoys live theater and the performing arts.