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Graduate Admissions & Programs

Whether you have an interest in teaching, conducting research, pursuing a career in higher education or counseling, or any other area where instruction and learning occur, the Syracuse University School of Education has the graduate programs to help get you there. Join Syracuse’s network of students, researchers and scholars as they continue to shape and inform educational practice for diverse communities around the world.

Speranza Migliore, Assistant Director of Graduate Admissions and Recruitment
smiglior@syr.edu | 315.443.2505
Rebecca Pettit, Inquiry and Application Specialist
rrpettit@syr.edu | 315.443.2956

Why the School of Education?

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At Syracuse you’ll join a carefully selected graduate cohort of approximately 500 students advancing the future of education through equity-driven interdisciplinary research, groundbreaking experiential pedagogy, and collaborative antiracist and inclusive practices.

  • Small is Big: You’ll enjoy small classes, personal advising, and close relationships with faculty and staff with all the benefits of attending a dynamic R1 research institution. Plus, our committed alumni network stands ready to support and mentor the next generation of educators.
  • Multidisciplinary Instruction: You’ll find a breadth of opportunities in novel research, best-in-class clinical practices, mentored field placements, and graduate assistantships that connect your coursework to real world settings and professional practices.
  • Imagine the World Differently: Consistently ranked one of the top international education providers in the U.S., Syracuse offers more than 100 programs in 60 countries. School of Education students can receive funding for study abroad through the Himan Brown Fellowship.
  • Prepared for Anything: Our faculty are experts in their fields who produce groundbreaking research, collaborate across campus and throughout the educational community, and mentor students for success. And specialized certification and career services support includes one-on-one personalized job-exploration assistance for academic and professional fields.
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Out of the Classroom

Discover a bold, spirited community where you’ll find myriad ways to be yourself—and belong to something bigger. Experiential learning, leadership on campus, and opportunities across Syracuse and around Central New York will offer plenty of ways to expand your academic portfolio and enhance your time at Syracuse. 

Education for All

The School of Education is deeply committed to equitable, antiracist, and inclusive practices. We pioneered the inclusive education movement in the United States, and we continue to promote dynamic and effective learning experiences for every learner.

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