What will I learn?

We have developed this program in response to popular demand from students and parents who have called for a pathway to fulfilling jobs in education and science, and to school districts who report an increasing number of full-time job openings in STEM disciplines. Graduation from the Five-Year Master Plan empowers students with options to choose the career they find most fulfilling, whether that means becoming a science teacher, working as a chemist, or pursuing a Ph.D.

BA in Chemistry

Eight-Semester Plan
Year 1
Education Seminar
ENG160 Composition I
CHE201 General Chemistry I
CHE211 General Chemistry I Lab
MAT251 Calculus I
Elementary Foreign Language I

ENG180 Composition II
CHE202 General Chemistry II
CHE212 General Chemistry II Lab
MAT252 Calculus II
SED354 Foundations of Secondary Education Seminar

MAT in Adolescence Education: Chemistry

Select ONE of the following if offered: Discipline-specific education course, an approved Diversity elective, or a course in discipline
SED543 Science in the Secondary School
SED552 Field Experience II
SPE565 Teaching in Inclusive Classrooms
Select TWO of the following courses not taken during summer: Discipline-specific education course, approved Diversity elective, or a course in discipline

Which department am I in?

School of Education

Study options

Full Time (5 years)

Tuition fees
$17,998.00 (13,51,201) per year
USD $17,998 for Bachelor degree; USD $18,374 for Master degree

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

1 March 2022

Start date

29 August 2022


School of Education

SUNY New Paltz,

1 Hawk Drive,


New York,

12561, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

To qualify for the BS in Computer Engineering + MS in Electrical Engineering program, students must have completed the first semester of their junior year in residence at SUNY New Paltz with an overall SUNY New Paltz GPA of at least 3.0.

For international students

Students must have a high school degree and maintain a GPA of 3.0.

English Language Proficiency: TOEFL iBT – 80; IELTS - 6.5; PTE Academic – 58; Duolingo English Test – 105. Application Deadline: Fall - Review begins: 3/1.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About State University of New York at New Paltz

The State University of New York at New Paltz is an affordable yet high-quality university offering a diverse range of programs.

  • Affordable, high-quality university
  • Small class sizes with a 15:1 student-to-faculty ratio
  • Builds future professionals with lasting skills
  • Academic English pathway program available