The Basic Requirements for Admission are:

  • a baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution
  • a minimum cumulative undergraduate grade-point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • 1 copy of ALL official transcripts (including transfer schools)
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • graduate admission essay
Transcripts and letters must be received in sealed envelopes.

Please select your program from the list below:

School of Education

College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

School of Science & Engineering

School of Business

School of Fine & Performing Arts




 Program Code

 Degree Program

Teaching Certification Needed

Test Scores 

Other Adm Req

 Application Deadline

 Program Coordinator

 

Master of Science in Education

Master of Science in Education (MSEd) degree programs are designed for students who already hold initial NYS teaching certification and are seeking a master's degree that will yield professional certification. The MSEd degree program in Second Language Education (TESOL) is our only program that leads to initial/professional certification.

Master's Programs Requiring Teaching Certification:

Childhood Education

13EC

Early Childhood Concentration

INITIAL

GRE

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Summer Only: 4/15

 

Professor Aaron Isabelle

13ST

STEM Concentration

INITIAL

GRE

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13RL

Reading-Literacy Concentration

INITIAL

GRE

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Adolescence Education

031B

Biology

INITIAL

GRE

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Fall:
Review begins 3/1

Spring:
Review begins 10/1

Professor Rosemary Millham

032B

Chemistry

INITIAL

GRE

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Professor Rosemary Millham

033B

Earth Science

INITIAL

GRE

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Professor Rosemary Millham

034B

English

INITIAL

GRE

Writing Sample

Professor Mary Sawyer

035B

French

INITIAL

GRE

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Professor Marinella Garatti

037B

Mathematics

INITIAL

GRE

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Professor Catherine Paolucci

039B

Spanish

INITIAL

GRE

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Professor Marinella Garatti

040B

Social Studies

INITIAL

GRE7

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Fall: Review begins 3/1

Spring: Review begins 10/1

Professor Laura Dull

Literacy Education

Literacy Education (B-6)

 

30AN

Literacy B-6: New Paltz Campus

INITIAL

GRE

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Summer or Fall: 3/15

Spring: 11/1

Professor Caroline Hopenwasser

30AR

Literacy B-6: Rockland

INITIAL

GRE

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Summer or Fall: Rolling

Professor Amy MacKenzie

30AS

Literacy B-6: Second Master's Degree

INITIAL

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Summer or Fall: 3/15

Spring: 11/1

Professor Kathleen Lord

Literacy Education (5-12)

 

30BN

Literacy 5-12: New Paltz Campus

INITIAL

GRE

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Summer or Fall: 3/15

Spring: 11/1

Professor Caroline Hopenwasser

30BR

Literacy 5-12: Rockland

INITIAL

GRE

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Summer/Fall: Rolling

Professor Amy MacKenzie

30BS

Literacy 5-12: Second Master's Degree

INITIAL

 

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Summer or Fall: 3/15

Spring: 11/1

Professor Kathleen Lord

Visual Arts Education

050S

Summer Intensive Concentration

INITIAL

GRE

Portfolio

Summer Only:
Review begins 3/15

Professor Beth Thomas

Special Education

060G

Adolescence Ed

INITIAL

GRE

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Summer or Fall: Review begins 4/1

Spring: 11/1

 

 

 

Professor Jane Sileo

 

060C

Childhood Ed

INITIAL

GRE

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060E

Early Childhood Ed

INITIAL

GRE

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Masters in Professional Studies 

070C

Teacher Cert. Track
Special Subjects

INITIAL

GRE or MAT

Interview

Summer or Fall: 4/15

Spring: 10/15

Professor Nancy Schniedewind

Educational Administration

401A

CAS: School Leadership

PROF

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Rolling Admissions

Professor David Gorlewski

Master's Programs that do NOT Require Teaching Certification

Master of Science in Teaching 

The Master of Science in Teaching (MST) is designed for students seeking initial certification in Childhood Education in grades 1-6.

Elementary Education

020C

Childhood Ed 1-6

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GRE or MAT

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Summer: May 1

Professor Nataly Chesky

020E

Early Childhood & Childhood Ed

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GRE or MAT

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Summer: May 1

Professor Nataly Chesky

Master of Arts in Teaching 

The Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree is designed for students seeking initial certification in Adolescence Education grades 7-12.

101B

Biology

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GRE

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Fall: Review begins 3/1

Spring: Review begins 10/1

 

 

 

Professor Rosemary Millham

102B

Earth Science

---

GRE

---

Professor Rosemary Millham

103B 

English

---

GRE

Writing Sample

Professor Mary Sawyer

104B 

Chemistry

---

GRE

---

Professor Rosemary Millham

105B 

French

---

GRE

---

Professor Marinella Garatti

107B 

Mathematics

---

GRE

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Professor Catherine Paolucci

109B

Social Studies

---

GRE7

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Professor Laura Dull

110B

Spanish

--- 

GRE

--- 

Professor Marinella Garatti

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages 

065

Second Language Ed. (TESOL)

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GRE

---

Fall Only: 4/15

Professor Devon Duhaney

Master of Professional Studies

070G

MPS: Humanistic-Multicultural Ed 

---

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Interview

Summer or Fall: 4/15

Spring: 10/15

Professor Nancy Schniedewind  

 

071

Advanced Certificate: Multicultural Ed

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Interview 

Fall: 4/1

Spring: 11/1

Educational Administration

080A

 

MSEd School Leadership 

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GRE

---

Rolling Admissions

Professor David Gorlewski

 401B

CAS Alternate Cert: School Leadership

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Rolling Admissions

Professor David Gorlewski 

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences 

Communication Disorders

 090I

Speech-Language Disabilities 
(68 credits)

Leads to NYS Prof. Cert.: Teacher of Students with Speech and Language Disabilities,NYS licensure and A.S.H.A. certification

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GRE  

Interview and proctored writing sample may be required  

Fall Only: 2/1 

Complete applications (with transcripts with fall 2015 grades) must be received by this date to be reviewed for fall 2016 admission.

Professor Anne Balant 

 090S

Speech-Language Pathology
(60-62 credits)

Leads to NYS licensure, and A.S.H.A. certification

 

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English Literature 

204

 English

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Writing Sample3 

 Fall: 3/15
Spring: 10/15

Professor Thomas Festa

Counseling & Psychology

208

MA in Psychology**

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GRE

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Fall: 2/15
Spring: 11/15

Professor Tabitha Holmes

290

MS in Mental Health Counseling2

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GRE

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Fall: 2/1

Professor Melanie Hill

 

 

295

MS in School Counseling2

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GRE

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291

Advanced Certificate: Mental Health Counseling

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Spring Only:

11/15

 

292

Advanced Certificate: Trauma and Disaster Mental Health

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Rolling Admissions

Professor Karla Vermeulen

School of Science and Engineering

Electrical Engineering

265

Electrical Engineering

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GRE

Skype Interview may be required

Fall: 3/1

Spring: 10/1

 

 

  

 

Professor Damodaran Radhakrishnan

 

 

 

  

 BS/MS programs

266 BS in Computer Engineering & MS in Electrical Engineering --- --- NP Junior Standing Fall: 5/15
Spring: 11/15
267 BS in Electrical Engineering & MS in Electrical Engineering --- --- NP Junior Standing

Computer Science

270

Computer Science 

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GRE1

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Rolling Admissions

Professor Paul Zuckerman

School of Business 

Master of Business Administration

261

Business Administration

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GMAT or GRE8

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Rolling Admissions

Aaron Hines

262

Public Accountancy

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GMAT or GRE8

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Rolling Admissions

  School of Fine & Performing Arts 

Music Therapy

285

Music Therapy

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Audition

Rolling Admissions

Professor John Mahoney

Fine Art 

301

Ceramics

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Portfolio5

Fall Only: 2/15

late applicants must contact the specific program directly for exceptional consideration

 

 

Professor Matthew Friday

 

 

 

 

302

Metal

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Portfolio5

303

Painting-Drawing

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Portfolio5

306

Sculpture

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Portfolio5

305

Printmaking

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Portfolio5

Rolling Admissions

Rev. 12/22/15

Notes:
1 Required for International Students. We look for a minimum Quantitative score of 151.
2 Application review begins 2/1 for Counseling programs and 2/15 for Psychology. It continues until the fall class is filled.
3 The GRE is not required; however, applicants must submit a 10-15 page academic writing sample with their application materials.
4 Completed applications must be received prior to 2/1 for Fall admission. Any applications received after 2/1 will not be considered until the following application cycle.

5

Applicants who receive a confirmation e-mail from the Graduate School that their application has been processed, will get a link to upload their portfolio and artist statement online.

6

MAT Science, Math and Foreign Language students starting the program in the fall semester may take longer than three semesters to complete the program. Please contact the Secondary Education department for further details.

7

We look for a minimum combined score of 300 on the GRE.

8

We look for a minimum GMAT score of 450 or a minimum GRE score of 300.

 9

 GRE scores are one factor in making a determination for admission. The average range for accepted students is 150-170 for Verbal Reasoning and 3.7-6 for Analytical Writing.

 

Application for admission to the following programs has been suspended: 

Degree Major Code Program Name
MSEd 011A Early Childhood Education
MSEd 029B Literacy Ed and Adolescent Special Ed
MSEd 029A Literacy Ed and Childhood Special Ed
MSEd 059G Adolescent Special Ed and Literacy Ed
MSEd 059C Childhood Special Ed and Literacy Ed
CAS 402A School District Business Leader
Cert 067 Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)
MA 202 Biology
MA 203 Chemistry
MA 205 Geology
MA 206 Mathematics
MFA 304 Photography