Those changes to currently registered programs which require approval by the State Education Department are described under Frequently Asked Questions.
Changes that fall under the category "Changes in Program Content" on the above document are subject to review by the Undergraduate Program Committee.
If the proposed change will also change the program’s student learning outcomes, please submit a revised Student Learning Outcomes Assessment Plan. If you have questions about outcomes assessment, and for information on requirements for assessment plans and sample templates, please visit this website.
If you are adding a distance education format to an existing program, you will need to complete this form in addition to the Program Change form. State guidelines for distance education programs may be found here.
All program changes require completion of the Non-New York State Authorization Form. This form requests information about out-of-state activities such as non-classroom experiences (clinical experiences, fieldwork, internships, et cetera), marketing and/or advertising, distance education, or proctoring in a state other than New York. For further information, click here.
For certificate and advanced certificate programs, use the form found here.
For associate, bachelor's, and master's degree programs, use the form found here.
If you are proposing a distance education existing program, you will need to complete this form in addition to the New Program form. State guidelines for distance education programs may be found here. Besides New York State approval, you will also need authorization from those other states in which enrolled students reside. Please visit the tab above for Non-NY State Authorization and Distance Education.
An external review of the proposed program is required if the program is a graduate-level program, its subject matter represents a new or emerging field, or if an external review is requested by the State Education Department.The following documents should be provided in PDF format:
The following information should be provided to the Office of Academic Program Review separately from the above program proposal documents. Please submit two copies. In addition, items #2 and 3 should be submitted to the Undergraduate Program Committee when the program proposal is submitted to the UPC.