Diplomas of Designation

Starting in Sophomore year, you may enroll in one of our majors, called Diplomas of Designation. These programs allow you to pursue your interests and gain vital experience. Currently, we offer the following seven Diplomas of Designation:

Advanced Art

Designed for Art Majors in our award-winning program to utilize the vast resources available in New York City

Civic Leadership 

Guides students through the lens of history, civics, sociology and economics, to see leadership as a relationship and process among people and societal groups to which they belong.

Dual Language

Allows students to attain proficiency in a second language, in addition to the required course of study in a Language Other Than English.

Leadership and Service

Open to TMLA students who are interested in developing their leadership skills in civic affairs and participating in community service.

Literary Arts

For students who wish to pursue an intensive journey in Literature, Composition and Literary Arts.


Available to motivated students who are interested in pursuing careers in Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, and other health professions.

Sports Medicine

Available for students interested in Sports Medicine, Athletic Training, and Physical Therapy. Students gain hands-on training


Available for students who are interested in pursuing careers in Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Robotics, or Computer Science.