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Combined Undergraduate and Graduate Degree Programs

School of Education Combined Degree Programs

Our combined degree program offers the opportunity for education students to earn both a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree and a minimum of two teaching certificates in just five years. Make a seamless transition from undergraduate to graduate work in less time than students who begin the graduate program after earning a bachelor’s degree and satisfy the New York State requirement to teach in-state.

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences / School of Education Combined Degree Programs

Dyson undergraduates in one of the following majors are ideal candidates for the accelerated combined degree programs that lead to NYS teacher certification. Graduate coursework begins during senior year and continues throughout the summer, with twelve credits serving as BOTH SOE graduate and Dyson undergraduate open elective credits. The bachelor's and master's degrees are both conveyed at the end of the 5th year.

Bridge to Secondary Teacher Education Program (B-STEP):

Combines the below undergraduate degrees with an MST in Adolescent Education or Adolescent Education and Adolescent Special Education.

Psychology/ Early Childhood:

Combines Psychology BA with an MST in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood Education and Special Education.