• All Molloy Locations are Closed

    Due to the weather all Molloy locations are closed for the remainder of the day, Friday, September 29, 2023. Alumni & Family Weekend activities are canceled.

Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program

Cupola atop a building on the Molloy University campus

The Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP) is a grant-funded program sponsored by the New York State Department of Education with the purpose of increasing the number of students from under-represented groups who are pursuing professional licensure and careers in mathematics, science, technology, and health-related fields.

CSTEP offers key preparation, resources, and opportunities critical to student success.

CSTEP Programs and Benefits

  • Academic

    • Academic support services as tutoring and supplemental instruction in hurdle courses such as Anatomy and Physiology, Chemistry, and General Biology 
    • Academic and Career Development Opportunities as workshops, seminars, and Career Panels 
    • Funding to attend conferences including the CSTEP Statewide Conference 
    • Undergraduate Research Opportunities 
    • Peer Mentoring

  • Financial

    • Paid Summer Research training and assistantships
    • Textbook stipends 
    • Travel Financial assistance for Clinicals and Internships 
    • Limited Financial Assistance for entrance and licensure exams as NCLEX, MCAT, NRBC, GRE, and CPA. 
    • Limited financial assistance for review courses  

  • Eligibility

    • New York State resident
    • African American, Hispanic/Latino, American Indian or Alaskan native OR meet the economic eligibility requirements established by New York State 2018-24 CSTEP Income Eligibility Criteria
    • Full-time student at Molloy University (12 or more credits)
    • Intend to pursue a major/career in a STEM discipline and/or the licensed professions

Eligible Majors

Allied Health
Cardiovascular Technology
Communication Sciences & Disorders
Computer Science
Education – Math or Science grades 7–12
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Natural Sciences
Nuclear Medicine Technology
Social Work
Respiratory Care

Licensed Professions include:

Applied Behavior Analysis
Mental Health Practitioners
Occupational Therapy
Physical Therapy
Public Accountancy
Respiratory Therapy
Social Work
Speech-Language Pathology
Veterinary Medicine 

*Pre-law students are encouraged to apply as it is considered a licensed profession in the CSTEP program.

For a list of Professions Licensed, Registered, or Certified by the Board of Regents please visit the Office of Professions at http://www.op.nysed.gov/

To apply click here.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or would like more information about the CSTEP program at Molloy University, please email us CSTEP@molloy.edu or visit us in Casey Building, Lower level, rooms 6 & 6A.

Stella Pinzon-Goon
Program Coordinator

Johanna Obdyke
Administrative Assistant