Students who have earned an undergraduate degree from The College at Brockport or another accredited institution are eligible to earn a second baccalaureate degree in a program leading to a different academic major.

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People walking dressed upAll program requirements must be met and a significant amount of coursework beyond your first degree requirements must be completed in order to earn a second baccalaureate degree.

Degree Requirements

  1. Students pursuing a second baccalaureate degree must complete a minimum of 30 semester hours in addition to the hours required for the first degree. The College Residency Policy requires that a minimum of 30 credits be completed at the College. The residency requirement includes completion of at least 15 credits needed for a major. If you are pursuing a minor or certification program, you must complete at least half of those credits required for the minor/certification program at The College at Brockport.
  2. Students must fulfill all prerequisites, corequisites and major requirements for the second degree program, and complete all General Education, liberal arts, and upper-division requirements in effect at the date of matriculation in the second degree program. Transfer credit may be used to fulfill these requirements.
  3. The minimum GPA for consideration for admission to the College is 2.5.

Programs of Study

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions admits applicants to the College and not to a major. A separate application or pre-requisite courses may be required for admission to your intended major. Review our undergraduate programs of study to determine if your intended major has additional requirements for admission.

Childhood and Adolescence Education Certification

Students interested in Childhood and Adolescence Education Certification (excluding Health Science and Physical Education) must submit the Education Application in addition to the application for admission to the College.

Please note: The teacher certification program is not a major and must be completed in addition to your major in an approved content area. Please visit the Department of Education and Human Development's website for a list of appropriate academic majors.

If you intend on pursing Adolescence Education Certification (Grades 5 – 12), please review the additional certification options.


All students pursuing the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) should contact the Department of Nursing prior to applying to the College.

Please note: There are pre-requisite courses for admission to the major.

Social Work

Admission to the social work major requires submission of the Social Work Application to the Department of Social Work in addition to the application for admission to the College.

Please note: There are pre-requisite courses for admission to the major.


Several majors at The College at Brockport offer concentrations. We encourage you to review our undergraduate programs of study and notify the Office of Undergraduate Admissions of your intended concentration.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply to the College, please speak with an Undergraduate Admissions advisor prior to applying.

When you are ready, you must submit an application and the $50 application fee.

You must submit official college transcripts from any institutions that you have attended. For former Brockport students, you must submit official transcripts from any colleges/universities you attended while separated from the College. If more than five years have lapsed since you last attended the College, you must re-submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities you attended prior to The College at Brockport, along with the official transcripts from colleges attended since leaving the institution.

The fall application deadline is Aug. 1 and the spring application deadline is Jan. 1.

After you have applied, please check your application status regularly.

Last Updated 9/26/17

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