Teacher Education Transfer (A.S.)

The Teacher Education Transfer A.S. program prepares students for transfer and eventual licensure by providing a solid liberal arts foundation and pre-professional courses. The Teacher Education Transfer program enables graduates to:

  • identify the opportunities and challenges facing the teaching profession to day;
  • explore career options and assess their readiness to assume a professional status;
  • experience direct observations in educational settings; and
  • participate in a professional community dedicated to ethical practice an d cultural diversity.

The Teacher Education Transfer A.S. curriculum is designed for students who want t o transfer to a teacher education program at a four-year college or university. The program serves those interested in teaching grades K-12. The curriculum is compliant with all SUNY and New York State Education Department (SED) requirements for transfer to a baccalaureate program leading to teacher certification.

NOTE: Before working in a public educational setting, prospective employees will be required to undergo a fingerprint check. Individuals with a criminal history should be aware that they may have difficulty obtaining clearance for student teaching and/or New York State Teacher Licensing. Students with questions in this area may want to consult an advisor or college counselor before pursuing the TET program.