The application form accessed at the link below is to be completed for a new degree program in a licensed profession.
When proposing a program leading to a certificate or advanced certificate, to a doctoral program, or in nursing, please first contact the Office of Academic Program Review for information on the appropriate form to use.
Depending on the professional field of study, additional materials may be needed to supplement the application form. Please submit an elective copy of a brief description of the proposal program to the Office of Academic Program Review as early as possible in the planning process to avoid delay.
If proposing a graduate degree program, you will need an evaluation of the program by a recognized expert in the field who has been approved in advance by the State Education Department, as well as a response to the evaluation. Please provide the Office of Academic Program Review with a brief description of the proposal and the vita of 3 or 4 proposed reviewers via email as early as possible in the planning process to avoid delay.
(You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and complete the below documents on-line. If you do not already have Adobe Acrobat Reader, click to download a free copy of it. Please note that you will not be able to save text entries with Adobe Acrobat Reader; you need to have Adobe Acrobat software installed to save the forms.)
The following information should be provided to the Office of Academic Program Review separately from the above program proposal documents. Please submit two copies.
If you are proposing a program which will involve marketing and/or advertising, non-classroom experiences (clinical experiences, field work, internships, etc.), or proctoring in a state other than New York, you must also visit the Non-NY State Authorization and Distance Education tab for additional information and requirements concerning approvals necessary from other states.