Graduation Diploma and Credential Options



Regents Diploma

Student completes 22 units of required coursework and takes 5 required Regents exams scoring a 65 or higher. A CDOS Credential can supplement a Regents/Local Diploma OR be given as a stand-alone credential

Local Diploma

A local diploma is available to students with disabilities with an IEP. The student completes 22 units of required coursework and takes 5 required Regents exams scoring a 55 or higher. Other safety net options exist

CDOS Credential

Student successfully completes 2 units of study in career and technical education courses with 54 hours of work-based learning OR 216 hours of work based learning. This credential can be used to supplement a Regents/Local Diploma or as only exiting credential. Students must also be working toward a regular high school diploma while earning CDOS hours.

Skills and Achievement Credential

For students with severe disabilities instructed and assessed on the alternate performance level (NYSAA)