Impact a Teen’s Future at DCC
Be the best teacher you can be, and let us teach you how. DCC’s joint registration with SUNY New Paltz simplifies your path to becoming a certified educator and beginning your rewarding career as a middle or high school teacher.
concentrations (English, history/social studies, math, biology, chemistry and earth science)
degrees: Apply your AS to a BS from SUNY New Paltz
What You'll Study as an Adolescent Education Student
We all have a subject we're passionate about, from science to language to history. There’s a world of fascinating information waiting to be shared with young learners—and at DCC, you can make it happen.
DCC's adolescent education program nurtures your natural curiosity while also teaching you how to effectively educate teens. Your concentration enhances your knowledge of your favorite topic, while your education curriculum gives you a foundation in the study of adolescent education.
Our program is jointly registered with SUNY New Paltz, giving you a direct path from your associate to a bachelor's and, finally, to full New York State teaching certification. Your exciting new career as an educator all starts here.VIEW FULL CURRICULUM