This is a dual certification program that will prepare you to teach in elementary schools as well as pupils with disabilities. It integrates a strong liberal arts foundation with rigorous professional course work and numerous opportunities for meaningful involvement in various elementary schools. Your student teaching experience includes both general education and special education mentors.
Student teaching and fieldwork provide real-world experience that brings classroom learning to life. Through this program, you’ll
The department also offers courses in
You can choose a second major in place of the 30-credit hour concentration.
College is more than a classroom. Enhance your experience with extracurricular opportunities: Participate in workshops, volunteer with various organizations or join a club that interests you.
Kappa Delta Pi, International Honor Society in Education
Office: Cornish Hall, Room 1213
SUNY Cortland has the largest teacher education program in the Northeastern United States and the ninth largest in the country.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
Credit Hours: 126
We recognize excellence in our students with awards and scholarships.