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Admission Requirements to the 36-Credit M.S.Ed. Program in Early Childhood or Childhood Special Education

Admission requirements for applicants who already possess New York State certification:

  1. A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. A minimum undergraduate grade average of 3.0.
  3. An Initial or Professional New York State Certificate in teaching at the Early Childhood or Childhood level.
  4. A Special Education concentration at the same developmental level as their earned Initial/Professional NYS Teaching Certificate.
  5. An essay outlining career goals.
  6. A graded scholarly paper from either an undergraduate course or a graduate course of study previously completed.
  7. Two letters of recommendation.
  8. Evidence of having taken the New York State Academic Literacy Skills Test (ALST).
  9. Participation in an interview.

Last modified: 8/4/2015