Teaching Assistant


Program Description

The microcredential for Teaching Assistants is designed to prepare Level I Teaching Assistants for level II and III certification.  This 18-credit credential is designed to fit within SUNY Ulster’s associate’s degree program.  This microcredential is not registered with the state education department, but serves as institutionally recognized portable evidence of student mastery of these competencies and skills.

Requirements for Program Entry

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Satisfactory placement in Entering Student Assessment

Developmental Assistance Available

For students who do not meet basic reading and math requirements, or who have other learning issues, extra assistance is readily available through SUNY Ulster's Learning Center, Patrik Math Center, the Writing Center, the Peer and Friend Tutor Program, and English as a Second Language (ESL) tutors.


For More Information

For more information contact Admissions.

Program Requirements

Level II Certification

EDU 203: Soc & Phil foundations of Ed.                         3 credits

PSY 101: Introduction to Psychology                   3 credits

HUS 103: Intro to Human Services                                 3 credits

Level III Certification

ENG 101: College English 1                                             3 credits

EDU 201: Intro to Teaching /Multicultural Education 3 credits (includes fieldwork)

HUS 202: Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities      3 credits


Total: 18



Courses may be offered on site at a private or public school or institution.





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