REVISED February 2017 - NYSED Diploma & Credential Requirements

  • This chart includes information on the required units of credit and examinations for a Regents diploma, a Regents diploma with advanced designation, a local diploma the CDOS Commencement Credential and the Skills and Achievement Commencement Credential.It reflects the regulatory provisions for multiple pathways as well as the appeals process and safety nets for students with disabilities.  This chart is applicable to all student cohorts.  Cohort specific flexibility can be found in the charts listed on the New York State Education Department's website at and/or click here.