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Southampton College Teaching Students with Disabilities Program

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Application Requirements

The applicant must:

  1. Hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university which includes a strong liberal arts and science background that meets New York State Standards and a content major or concentration with a minimum of 30 credits.

  2. Have a grade point average of 2.75 based on a four-point scale. This average may be computed from the total undergraduate record of 2.75 or on the last 60 hours of study.

  3. Hold initial or provisional New York State teaching certification.

  4. Have one letter of recommendation from a professional in the field of education, psychology, or related disciplines which support the student's request for admission and address the student's academic skills and personal attributes, strengths and/or weaknesses.

  5. Interview with a faculty member or the division director.

  6. Arrange to take the on-campus writing sample. Please call the Education office 631-287-8211 to make your appointment.

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