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Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 12), M.S.

Admission for fall semester starts are considered on a rolling basis, with a suggested deadline of January 15. Applicants should ensure that all of the required materials are submitted by that date.

Admissions Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree and a cumulative undergraduate GPA of at least 3.0.
  • Official transcript of all undergraduate and graduate study.
  • Competitive scores on one of the following admissions entrance exams: Graduate Record Examination (GRE); Miller Analogy Test (MAT); or other acceptable, nationally normed admissions examination; or a passing score on the Praxis: Core Academic Skills for EducatorsedTPA, or ATS-W exam.
  • A personal essay describing the candidate’s beliefs about student learning, commitment to diversity, enthusiasm for learning, willingness to foster collaboration, and ethics.
  • 3 Letters of recommendation, at least one from a faculty member.
  • Resume or CV.
  • An earned or about to be earned New York State initial certification in any teaching area.

Financial Support