Graduate Studies

Graduate Programs

SUNY New Paltz offers more than 50 exceptional graduate programs in business, education, computer science, engineering, fine arts, music therapy, and the liberal arts for students who have the equivalent of a 4-year baccalaureate degree. Learn more about each program below:

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Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 060G    Credits: 36

Adolescence Special Education (Grades 7-12)

GRE
Fall - Review begins: 4/1
Spring - Review begins: 11/1
Summer: Review begins: 4/1
Certificate of Advanced Study
Program ID: 071    Credits:

Adv Cert Social Justice Education

* Interview
Fall - Review begins: 4/15
Spring - Review begins: 10/15
Summer - Review begins: 4/15
Advanced Certificate
Program ID: 291    Credits: 18-24

Adv. Cert. Mental Health Counseling



Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 104C    Credits: 152

BA in Chemistry & MAT in Adolescence Ed: Chemistry

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1

This 5 year program is open to New Paltz undergraduates majoring in Chemistry.
Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts
Program ID: 204M    Credits: 150

BA in English & MA in English

This 5 year program is open to New Paltz undergraduates majoring in English (522) or Creative Writing (522C)
March 15

Bachelor of Arts/Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 102E    Credits: 152

BA in Geology & MAT in Adolescence Ed: Earth Science

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.6
Fall - Review begins: 3/1

Bachelor of Science/Master of Science
Program ID: 210A    Credits: 144

BA in Psychology & MS in Psychological Science

Fall - Review begins: 2/15

This 5 year program is open to New Paltz undergraduates majoring in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science/Master of Science
Program ID: 270M    Credits: 150

BA or BS (in any major)/MS Computer Science

Rolling

Bachelor of Science/Master of Science
Program ID: 268    Credits: 30

BS in Computer Engineering & MS in Electrical Engineering

* NP Junior standing required
Fall - Review begins: 5/15
Spring - Review begins: 11/15
This 5 year program is open to New Paltz undergraduates majoring in Computer Engineering
Bachelor of Science/Master of Science
Program ID: 269    Credits: 30

BS in Electrical Engineering & MS in Electrical Engineering

* NP Junior standing required
Fall - Review begins: 5/15
Spring - Review begins: 11/15
This 5 year program is open to New Paltz undergraduates majoring in Electrical Engineering.
Master of Business Administration
Program ID: 261    Credits: 36-45

Business Administration

Fall: Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Summer: Rolling
Certificate of Advanced Study
Program ID: 401A    Credits:

CAS School Leadership

Fall - Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Summer: Rolling
Master of Fine Arts
Program ID: 30CE    Credits: 60

Ceramics

* Portfolio required
Review begins January 15 and will continue until the fall cohort has been filled

Master of Science in Teaching
Program ID: 020C    Credits:

Childhood Education (Grades 1-6)

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 144-148, Writing 3.7-6
Applications must be complete by July 31

Applications must be complete by May 1
This program leads to NYS teaching certification in grades 1-6.
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 13EC    Credits: 36

Childhood Education: Early Childhood Concentration

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 144-148, Writing: 3.7-6
Fall: Applications must be complete by July 31

Summer: Applications must be complete May 1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 13RL    Credits: 36

Childhood Education: Reading Literacy Concentration

GRE: Verbal and Quant: 144-148, Writing: 3.7-8
Fall: Applications must be complete by July 31

Summer: Applications must be complete by May 1
This program leads to professional certification in Childhood Ed 1-6. Review our programs in Literacy Education if you are looking to become a literacy specialist.
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 13ST    Credits: 36

Childhood Education: STEM Concentration

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 144-148, Writing: 3.7-7
Fall: Applications must be complete by July 31

Summer: Applications must be complete by May 1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 060C    Credits: 36

Childhood Special Education (Grades 1-6)

GRE
Fall - Review begins: 4/1
Spring - Review begins: 11/1
Summer: Review begins: 4/1
Master of Science
Program ID: 270    Credits: 30

Computer Science

* GRE: Optional for International Students. Minimum Quantitative score of 151
GRE: Quant: 151
Fall: Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Master of Science in Teaching
Program ID: 020E    Credits:

Early Childhood & Childhood Education

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 144-148, Writing 3.7-6
Applications must be complete by July 31

Applications must be complete by May 1
This program leads to NYS Teaching Certification in grades B-2 and 1-6
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 060E    Credits: 36

Early Childhood Special Education (Birth - Grade 2)

GRE
Fall - Review begins: 4/1
Spring - Review begins: 11/1
Summer: Review begins: 4/1
Master of Science
Program ID: 265    Credits: 30

Electrical Engineering

* Skype interview may be required
GRE: Quant: 155
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts
Program ID: 204C    Credits: 30

English - Creative Writing Specialization

* Writing sample required
Fall - Review begins: 3/15
Spring - Review begins: 10/15
Master of Arts
Program ID: 204L    Credits: 30

English - Literature Specialization

* Writing sample required
Fall - Review begins: 3/15
Spring - Review begins: 10/15
Master of Professional Studies
Program ID: 070C    Credits: 36

Humanistic/Multicultural Ed: Teacher Certification Track

* Interview
GRE or MAT
Fall - Review begins: 4/15
Spring - Review begins: 10/15
Summer - Review begins: 4/15
Master of Professional Studies
Program ID: 070G    Credits: 30

Humanistic/Multicultural Education

* Interview
Fall - Review begins: 4/15
Spring - Review begins: 10/15
Summer - Review begins: 4/15
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 30BS    Credits: 36

Literacy Education 5-12 (Second Master's Degree)

Fall - Review begins: 3/15
Spring - Review begins: 11/1
Summer - Review begins: 3/15
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 30BN    Credits: 36

Literacy Education 5-12 (New Paltz Campus)

GRE: Verbal: 150-170, Writing: 3.7-6
Fall - Review begins: 3/15
Spring - Review begins: 11/1
Summer - Review begins: 3/15
Program available in-person, online, and accelerated formats.
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 30AN    Credits: 36

Literacy Education B-6 (New Paltz Campus)

GRE: Verbal: 150-170, Writing: 3.7-6
Fall - Review begins: 3/15
Spring - Review begins: 11/1
Summer - Review begins: 3/15
Program available in-person, online, and accelerated formats.
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 30AS    Credits: 36

Literacy Education B-6 (Second Master's Degree)

Fall - Review begins: 3/15
Spring - Review begins: 11/1
Summer - Review begins: 3/15
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 101B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: Biology

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 104B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: Chemistry

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 102B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: Earth Science

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 103B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: English

* Writing sample required
GRE: Verbal: 130-170, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 105B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: French

GRE: Verbal: 153-157, Writing: 4-4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 107B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: Mathematics

GRE: Verbal: 153, Quant: 160, Writing: 4
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 109B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: Social Studies

GRE: Combined score of 300
Fall - Review begins: 3/1 NOTE: As of 3/24/2021, Admission for Fall 2021 is full.
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Arts in Teaching
Program ID: 110B    Credits:

MAT Adolescence Education: Spanish

GRE: Verbal: 153-157, Writing: 4-4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Fine Arts
Program ID: 30ME    Credits: 60

Metal

* Portfolio required
Review begins January 15 and will continue until the fall cohort has been filled

Master of Science
Program ID: 075    Credits: 41

MS Behavior Analysis & Interdisciplinary Autism Studies

GRE (waived for Fall 2021)
April 1 (Applications for the Fall 2021 cohort may be submitted up until July 31st. Faculty will continue to review applications until space in the program is filled.)

Master of Science
Program ID: 293    Credits: 60

MS Clinical Mental Health Counseling

GRE: Combined score of 300
Review begins on 2/1 and continues until the fall cohort has been filled

Master of Science
Program ID: 295    Credits: 60

MS School Counseling

GRE: Combined score of 300
Review begins on 2/1 and will continue until the fall cohort has been filled.

Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 031B    Credits: 30

MSEd Adolescence Education: Biology

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 032B    Credits: 30

MSEd Adolescence Education: Chemistry

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 033B    Credits: 30

MSEd Adolescence Education: Earth Science

GRE: Verbal & Quant: 150, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 034B    Credits: 30

MSEd Adolescence Education: English

* Writing sample required
GRE: Verbal: 130-170, Writing: 4.5
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 037B    Credits: 30

MSEd Adolescence Education: Mathematics

GRE: Verbal: 153, Quant: 160, Writing: 4
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 040B    Credits: 30

MSEd Adolescence Education: Social Studies

GRE: Combined score of 300
Fall - Review begins: 3/1
Spring - Review begins: 10/1
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 080A    Credits: 30

MSEd School Leadership

GRE
Fall: Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Summer: Rolling
Master of Science
Program ID: 285    Credits: 48

Music Therapy

* Audition
Fall: Rolling

Master of Fine Arts
Program ID: 30PD    Credits: 60

Painting/Drawing

* Portfolio required
Review begins January 15 and will continue until the fall cohort has been filled

Master of Fine Arts
Program ID: 30PH    Credits: 60

Photography & Related Media

* Portfolio required
Review begins January 15 and will continue until the fall cohort has been filled

Master of Fine Arts
Program ID: 30PR    Credits: 60

Printmaking

* Portfolio required
Review begins January 15 and will continue until the fall cohort has been filled

Master of Science
Program ID: 210    Credits: 39

Psychological Science

GRE: Combined score of 300 (Waived for Fall 2021 Admission Term only)
Fall - Review begins 2/15
Spring - Review begins 11/1
Master of Business Administration
Program ID: 262    Credits: 36-45

Public Accountancy

Fall: Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Summer: Rolling
Certificate of Advanced Study
Program ID: 401B    Credits:

School District Leader Alternate Route: Transition D Program

Fall: Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Summer: Rolling
Master of Fine Arts
Program ID: 30SC    Credits: 60

Sculpture

* Portfolio required
Review begins January 15 and will continue until the fall cohort has been filled

Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 064    Credits: 36

Second Language Education (non-certification)

*12 credit hours of college level coursework in a language other than English.
GRE: Verbal: 153-157, Writing: 4-4.5
Fall Only: 4/15

This program does NOT lead to NYS ESOL certification. **Review the MSEd in Second Language Education (TESOL) if you are seeking teaching certification.
Master of Science in Education
Program ID: 065    Credits:

Second Language Education (TESOL)

*12 credit hours of college level coursework in a language other than English.
GRE: Verbal: 153-157, Writing: 4-4.5
Fall Only: 4/15

Master of Science
Program ID: 090I    Credits: 64

Speech-Language Disabilities

* Interview and proctured writing sample may be required
GRE


Summer: 2/1
Complete applications must have transcripts with fall grades.
Master of Science
Program ID: 090S    Credits: 61

Speech-Language Pathology

* Interview and proctured writing sample may be required
GRE


Summer: 2/1
Complete applications must include transcripts with fall grades.
Certificate of Advanced Study
Program ID: 068    Credits:

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages: CR-ITI

12 credit hours of college level coursework in a language other than English.
Cohort 2: August 10

Advanced Certificate
Program ID: 292    Credits: 15

Trauma and Disaster Mental Health

Fall: Rolling
Spring: Rolling
Summer: Rolling