Applicants who possess New York State provisional or initial certification in childhood education may participate in the program on either a part-time or full-time basis.
Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or institution and have an undergraduate cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0.
Complete an Application
New York State Certification
Please submit a copy of New York State certification. Individuals who do not possess New York State Certification may petition for acceptance into the program.
References and Transcripts
Submit two references and provide all official graduate and undergraduate transcripts.
All degree candidates must complete the English Essay Exam prior to their first semester of study. No special preparation is required. Contact the Graduate Program for an appointment to take the examination. Anyone whose proficiency exam demonstrates weakness in writing will be referred to the Academic Resource Center and/or registered for a non-credit course to improve writing skills prior to enrollment in graduate courses.
An application for admission must be complete, and each admission requirement must be fulfilled within one year from the date of initial filing. Applications remaining incomplete for a period longer than one year will be considered withdrawn.
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