Turn your passion into a teaching career. If you hold a bachelor’s degree and would like to become a classroom teacher, the initial teaching certification program prepares you with the skills to channel your interests or past degree into a career in education.
What you will study
Where you can study
- Oswego (main campus)
SUNY Oswego is dedicated to preparing knowledgeable and committed teachers with strong commitments to equity and diversity, critical thinking, social responsibility, and critical reflection. Following completion of the program, candidates are eligible for New York State Initial Teaching certification.
- Official transcripts showing confirmation of a Bachelor's degree
- Purpose statement for graduate study
- Education essay
- Two letters of recommendation
- $65 application fee
- GRE test scores
- ALST test scores
- Program advisement meeting