Twenty-Four Credit Hour Option Program

Any student (including International Students) who does not possess a high school diploma or GED (now, "TASC") may apply as a non-matriculated student. Exceptions will be allowed for international students who are participating in the 24 College Credit Hours Program. After successfully completing 24 college credits in specific areas of study, the student may obtain a State High School Equivalency Diploma without having to take the equivalency examination. Current guidelines for granting the diploma on the basis of college credit can be obtained by writing to the NYS Department of Education, Office for Diversity, Ethics, and Access, Room 530 Education Building, Albany, NY 12234..