This degree is for those who want to start a career as a certified public school teacher in grades 7-12. By completing courses in the liberal arts, education and an academic concentration of your choice, you will be able to transfer to a four-year program that leads to New York State teacher certification in Adolescent Education.

You can pursue coursework that will prepare you for transfer and certification in the areas of English, History/Social Studies, Math, Biology, Earth Science and Physics.

The majority of students graduating from this program continue their education at a four-year college or university. The program follows the SUNY Teacher Education Transfer Template (TETT), which provides a smooth transfer to a SUNY four-year institution.

This program is offered by the Education and Social Sciences Department.

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NOTE: Additional educational requirements and/or certifications may be needed for some careers.

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The Center for Careers and Transfer provides career resources and services and help in identifying your skills and interests and how they connect to career possibilities. Transfer counseling services are also available and a list of transfer agreements are posted.

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Department or program information:

Elizabeth A. Yanoff, Ph.D.
Education and Social Sciences DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSON

Program admission information:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
Regular Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.