Curriculum and Instruction


Scholar Teacher Education Program (STEP)

STEP is a comprehensive and economical option.

A unique, five-year, combined bachelor’s/master’s program for undergraduate students preparing to teach at the childhood and adolescent grade levels. The continuity and cohesiveness of the graduate and undergraduate aspects of the program make the curriculum both economical and comprehensive.

The structure of STEP is particularly effective in meeting the needs of the transfer student. Most students entering the program at the junior level have a three-year course of study, which takes them through their master’s degree in education; other students who major in one of the natural sciences or math may take longer. These students should consult with the appropriate academic adviser prior to enrollment to see exactly how long it will take to meet all requirements.

Admissions Requirements

  • Freshmen: minimum 3.0 high school GPA; SAT of 1500 or higher
  • Transfer students: minimum 2.75 GPA

STEP Adolescent (High School) Education Program

» View STEP Adolescence Education minor requirements

» View STEP Adolescent Education B.A. or B.S./M.A. course requirements

STEP Childhood (Elementary) Education Program

» View STEP Childhood Education minor requirements

» View STEP Childhood Education B.A./M.A. course requirements

STEP TESOL Education Program

» View STEP Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Education Minor, Pre-K–12



For further information, please contact:

Office of University Admissions
p – 800.ADELPHI
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