Students must apply online for their graduate degree or advanced certificate

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Degree Application Deadlines

January 1 Degree Applications for MAY conferral
March 15 Degree Applications for AUGUST conferral
July 1 Degree Applications for DECEMBER conferral

To obtain their degree, students must complete the courses in their program of study, including “incomplete" courses. Students should be advised that substitutions (course changes) require the written permission of the program adviser and the Graduate Dean or her designee.

Upon completion of Education programs, SUNY New Paltz will recommend candidates to the State Education Department for certification. It is the responsibility of the State Education Department to issue the appropriate administrative credential or advice concerning initial/professional certification.