Proposing New Programs

General program registration guidance is provided in the NYSED publication Comprehensive Guidance Document for Program Registration available at http://www.highered.nysed.gov/ocue/aipr/register.html (or download: http://www.highered.nysed.gov/pdf/compiledguidance092012.pdf)

Proposals to:

  • register a new doctoral program

require initial consultation with the Graduate School. Contact Gabrielle Chapman, Associate Dean, x-3425.

Proposals to:

  • register a new program (non-doctoral)
  • register a new certificate or advanced certificate (C.A.S.) program
  • add the distance education format to a new or existing registered program

will now be submitted to NYSED through a designated e-mail, by a University administrator. The following forms must be completed, as relevant for a particular program, and submitted to the Senate Committee on Curricula.

GRADUATE UNDERGRADUATE
Program Cover Sheet Program Cover Sheet
Summary of proposal (1-3 pages including rationale, targeted audience, curriculum and faculty. This will be provided to the University Senate for approval in lieu of the NYSED application.) Summary of proposal (1-3 pages including rationale, targeted audience, curriculum and faculty. This will be provided to the University Senate for approval in lieu of the NYSED application.)
Application for Registration of a New Graduate Program Application for Registration of a New Undergraduate Program
Graduate Catalog Program Template Undergraduate Catalog Program Template
Application for a CAS program Application for a Certificate program
REQUIRED FOR SOME (as applicable)
External review of certain degree programs* and Response to evaluation report form for program proposals
Application for Addition of the Distance Education Format to a Registered Program

* The external evaluator must be pre-approved by NYSED.  For more information on contact Senate Committee Curriculum Office at sucurric@syr.edu

 

 

Submit to Curriculum Office, sucurric@syr.edu