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Next Steps

If you’re looking to add or change a program in a licensed profession at the Master's level, then you’re in the right place. Unsure of whether your program is in a licensed profession? Check the list of professions requiring licensure in NY State.

This page will outline the specific forms and documents that will satisfy the remaining NYSED and NYU requirements. Here’s what’s next:

OAPRA Review

Submit a complete proposal to OAPRA for review and submission to NYSED

NYSED Review

New York State Education Department reviews proposal for approval

NYU Processing

School, registrar, and other NYU stakeholder notification of approval


Important Note

Advertising, marketing, or otherwise promoting a new program or curriculum prior to full NYSED approval and registration is strictly prohibited per New York State Education Department rules and regulations.


Submission Guidelines

To ensure success and a smooth and timely review process, please be sure to follow these guidelines no matter what kind of proposal you are submitting. Neglecting these steps will result in more revisions and a longer turnaround time.

  • All required NYU and NYSED documents are complete and submitted in a single email for the initial proposal submission
  • If a subsequent round of revisions is required, a complete proposal with all required NYU and NYSED documents is submitted in a single email
  • All necessary documents are submitted in Word document format, except syllabi (submitted as PDF)

Add a Program

Change a Program

Add a Distance Education Format

If you would like to allow the students in your program to take 50% or more of their program requirements online or in some kind of distance format, you must register a Distance Education Format with NYSED.


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