You must submit:
For the Master of Science in Early Childhood Special Education you need evidence of:
For the Master of Science in Childhood Special Education you need evidence of:
As of Fall 2015, we are no longer accepting students into the Adolescent Special Education Program who do not hold initial certification.
The Adolescent Special Education Program consists of at least 36 credit hours and leads to the Students with Disabilities Generalist 7-12 certificate. This NYS certificate requires that candidates have 6 credit hours in each of the following content areas: English, social studies, science, and math. Students who are deficient in any of these credits must fulfill them before graduation from the Adolescence Special Education master's program.
For the Master of Science in Adolescence Special Education you need evidence of:
An initial certification in a content area. Upon completion of the program, you will also be recommended for an extension on their Students with Disabilities Generalist 7-12 certification in that content area. Extensions for the following areas are available:
Complete your application online or send your completed application to:
The Graduate School
SUNY New Paltz
800 Hawk Drive
New Paltz, New York 12561-2443
This application package must include:
The Graduate School will not process incomplete applications.
Summer/Fall: April 1
Spring: Nov. 1
Early Childhood Special Education - 060E
Special Education Childhood - 060C
Special Education Adolescent - 060A
Summer/ Fall: March 15
Spring: Nov. 1
Special Education and Literacy Childhood-059C
Special Education and Literacy Adolescent-059A