Liberal Arts and Sciences - Teacher Education Transfer

Associate of Science

Schenectady County Community College

  • Delivery Mode
    50% Online
  • Total Credits
    62
  • Degree Level
    Associate of Science
  • Contact Us
    800-342-3811

Earn your associate of science degree online

You will earn the same diploma as our on-campus students

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 and cultural diversity. The Teacher Education Transfer A.S. curriculum is designed for students who want to 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.

What's an associate degree?
An associate degree usually takes two years of study and prepares students for employment or transfer to a bachelor’s program at a four-year university.
You will need to spend some time on campus to earn this degree
This degree will require you to spend some time on-campus at Schenectady County Community College for some classes or seminars. However, the rest of your classes may be completed online. You may see this referred to as a "Hybrid Degree".
  • What's it like to earn this degree online?

    Let's put your mind at ease about online learning
  • Classes on your schedule
    Courses are semester based and classwork can be completed around your work and family commitments. There is no set time where you are required to log in to attend class.
  • Same faculty as on-campus
    The faculty that teach online classes are the same faculty that students learn from on-campus.
  • Learn by doing
    Participate in field experiments such as internships, clinical placements, and service learning to apply your academic knowledge in the world.
  • Credit for prior knowledge
    Get college credit for experience that you have already gained at school or in the workforce.
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How do I enroll?

Follow these steps to start your application
  1. Go to the online application
  2. Create an account
  3. Complete the forms or save for later
  4. Pay the application fee
  5. Submit any supplemental materials, if required
  6. Send in your academic records
  7. Enroll Now

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