Degree Programs

Associate of Arts (60 Credits) - Teacher Education:

This pre-professional degree provides initial preparation in liberal arts and education. The program articulates into the baccalaureate programs. Course Offerings

Bachelor of Arts (120 Credits)

The BA curriculum includes a minimum of 100 hours in field experience and 300 hours in Clinical Practicum Experience.

Candidates are expected to complete a 27-30 credit concentration in English, Mathematics, Science or Social Studies or Psychology (This is Dual Degree in Education and Psychology) . Bachelor of Arts degree options
  • Childhood Education: The program leads to certification in childhood education, grades 1 through 6. Course Offerings
  • Early Childhood/Special Education (ECSE): Leads to dual certification in early childhood education and teaching students with disabilities at the early childhood level from birth through grade 2 in general and inclusive settings. Course Offerings
  • Childhood/Special Education (CSE): Leads to dual certificate in childhood education and teaching students with disabilities at the childhood level from grades 1 through 6 in general and inclusive settings. Course Offerings

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All candidates are required to take all parts of the New York State Teacher Certification Examination (NYSTCE) before they reach graduation (program completion). To ensure that candidates reach this goal, the department offers a series of professional development workshops.



Education Department encourages all candidates to join the professional organization affiliated with their program of study.

Professional Organizations