Liberal Arts & Sciences: Adolescence Education A.A.

Teach the next generation

This program is for anyone looking to work with 7th-12th graders. You'll learn the foundations of education and adolescent psychology to be prepared to transfer into a four-year teacher education program.  

High School Classroom
Program Type
Transfer Program,
2 Years

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Where you'll go

Most graduates continue on to a four-year degree program, with the initial NYS certification in Adolescence Education, Grades 7-12.  The Adolescence Education A.A. also allows graduates to begin working as teaching assistants in a public or private school.  Our top transfer partners for this degree are SUNY Oswego, SUNY Cortland, and Le Moyne College. 

Career Paths

Transfer Paths

4-year School Bachelor's Degree
SUNY Oswego Adolescence Education (Grades 7-12)
Lincoln University General Agreement
Johnson C. Smith University General Agreement
Syracuse University Syracuse University's Whitman School of Management, B.S.
Dillard University
Medgar Evers College

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