The College of Saint Rose’s 150-hour dual Bachelor’s Degree and Master’s Degree program fulfills the 150 credit hours of appropriate education New York State requires for new practitioners to be licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.
Adolescence Education and Special Education BA/MSEd Dual Degree
This program links evidence-based practices and clinically rich experiences in the schools. It leads to certification in both special education and general education in New York State for teaching grades 7-12.
The American Studies Program at The College of Saint Rose offers an interdisciplinary approach to the study of American society and culture that lets students explore intellectual territory crossing traditional academic boundaries.
Our goal is to prepare you to be an exemplary artist and creative teacher, and to successfully place you in the teaching field soon after graduation.
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In Biochemistry, you study the chemicals—proteins, carbohydrates, lipids, nucleic acids, and others—behind biological processes. Your studies will range from the regulation of metabolism to the molecular basis of genetics to the impact of drugs on…
The programs in Biology provide excellent preparation for laboratory work, research, teaching, medical school, veterinary school, allied health professions (such as physical therapy or physician’s assistant), or graduate study.
Cytotechnology is the microscopic study of cells for evidence of disease. The biology/cytotechnology program is a 3+2 program offered in conjunction with the Albany College of Pharmacy, School of Cytotechnology.
When you study communication sciences & disorders at Saint Rose, you will begin to develop the foundation skills needed to serve children and adults who have speech, language and/or hearing disabilities.
Communication Sciences and Disorders BS/MSEd Dual Degree
The Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSD), which is part of the Lally School of Education, currently offers both separate and combined B.S. and M.S. degrees in Communication Sciences and Disorders.
Students develop a thorough grounding in the fundamentals—programming, database management, software engineering, networks—then go on to study topics that range from forensic computing to mobile programming and game design.
Computer Science BS/Computer Information Systems MS Dual Degree
The Computer Science Department offers two B.S. /M.S. options. Exceptional students of superior academic ability have the opportunity to accelerate their degree progress and earn their B.S. in either Information Technology or Computer Science.
In this major, you can specialize in one of three areas—criminal behavior, criminal law, or the criminal justice system—while gaining a thorough grounding in the field through a rigorous scientific approach.
As a Saint Rose early childhood education graduate, you will fill an ever increasing and important need to provide quality instruction and intervention to young children in New York State and throughout the country.
This major is for candidates who plan to teach young children from the ages of birth to grade 2. It leads to certification in both special education and general education in New York State for this age range of learner.
As a Saint Rose elementary education graduate, you will be well prepared for teaching in your own elementary school classroom and reaching our nation’s children through your creativity and knowledge of 21st century teaching methods.
Students who love reading, writing, analyzing, and performing may want to pass that passion on to the next generation of secondary school students. A major in English-Adolescence Education is the perfect way to prepare for this career.
Today’s world needs experts in the environmental challenges faced by the Earth. Students gain a thorough grounding in the natural environment, global climate change, natural hazards, ecological balance and biologic responses to environmental threats…
In this hands-on major, students engage in computerized trading and investment competitions on their way to managing actual investment portfolios. Seniors take on the role of professional asset manager in every respect.
Forensic Psychologists apply psychology to criminal justice. Already an interdisciplinary field, the forensic psychology major will bring together primarily two programs at Saint Rose: Psychology and Criminal Justice.
At Saint Rose, Forensic Science majors combine extensive study in the sciences—including chemistry, biology, physics, and geology—with coursework in criminal investigation, evidence, forensic assays, the court system, and other topics.
The Geology program focuses on the Earth: its resources, physical components, processes, and history. As a Geology major, you’ll study mineralogy and petrology, aqueous systems, and tectonics, among other topics.
When you become a Graphic Design major at Saint Rose, you join one of the elite programs in the United States. The prestigious ADC (Art Directors Club) has ranked us among the country’s top design schools.
History majors study why and how cultures have changed over the centuries—and how that change has shaped the contours of today’s society. Along the way, they gain the knowledge to pursue law school, graduate studies, or build a career.
The major in History and Political Science is an interdisciplinary program that promotes analytical proficiency in global relations by exploring the historical and political emergence of democratic and non-democratic political structures.
Information Technology BS/Computer Information Systems MS Dual Degree
The Computer Science Department offers two B.S. /M.S. options. Exceptional students of superior academic ability have the opportunity to accelerate their degree progress. Students can earn their B.S. in either Information Technology or Computer Scien
By definition, a major in Interdepartmental Studies combines course work in two or more disciplines. This major provides a flexible framework that allows for the design of a variety of nontraditional programs.
Marketing encompasses the total system of interacting business activities designed to plan, price, promote and distribute products and services offered by both profit and not-for-profit centered organizations.
Mathematics majors immerse themselves in the full range of the field—calculus, different types of algebra, probability and statistics, computer programming, geometry, and many other topics—to prepare for productive careers.
Our music programs combine the comprehensive study of music theory and history, and all in a curriculum that blends the rigors of a conservatory with a real-world education. Music Industry students get hands-on studio experience as well.
Students who major in Music Education, including voice, piano and guitar majors, choose a concentration in Vocal Music Education which prepares them to be choral directors and/or general music teachers.
A Philosophy Major shows an employer that you are willing to tackle difficult reading and thinking tasks, have the necessary skills to do problem solving, and can re-frame and re-evaluate moral, aesthetic and practical process dilemmas.
At Saint Rose, while receiving dual advisement from experienced faculty in their major field and from the pre-law advisor as they prepare to enter law school. Students find a variety of opportunities to prepare them for admission to law school.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics and the American Psychological Association have identified fields combining Psychology and Business as one of the top 3 fastest growing careers in the United States through at least 2022.
Public health is one of the world’s most pressing problems—and one of its fastest-growing fields: the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 250,000 public health careers will open up in the near future.
The program is designed to equip students to develop and deliver a NYSED standards-based curriculum that will strengthen middle school and high school achievement in accordance with the New York State Social Studies Initiative.
If you feel the call to help people at challenging times in their lives, our Social Work program may be for you. 100% of our graduates who seek employment find social work jobs within weeks of graduation.
As a Sociology major, you will study societies and social groups—seeking out accurate information through social research, deeper understanding via theory, and a better world through policy evaluation and social justice.
The BS in Studio Art is for students who choose to pursue a breadth of studio experience. The BFA in Studio Art is for those whose aim is a professional career in art concentrating on Painting, Photography, Printmaking or Sculpture.