Graduate Education Programs Admissions Information

Graduate Education Programs Admissions Information

St. Joseph's College offers several excellent graduate programs for certified teachers interested in advancing their degree and enhancing their careers.

The programs in special education, literacy and cognition, infant/toddler special education and mathematics education offer students the opportunity to expand their knowledge in areas including technology, research and teaching to multiple learning styles and abilities. Below are the requirements for entry into the master's in education programs at SJC.

  • In 2015, New York State Legislature approved a law which stipulates that applicants to Graduate-Level Teacher Education and Educational Leadership programs must submit the official scores of a graduate school entrance exam. To be in compliance with this New York State regulation, St. Joseph’s College will require official results of, the GRE, the PRAXIS Core Combined or the Miller’s Analogies Test to fulfill this entrance exam requirement.
  • Fall 2016 applications will be eligible for review without official test scores, but scores will be required before a student can be eligible for registration in any of the graduate education programs. To send your score report to St. Joseph's College, please use either the following school codes: GRE code :(7487), PRAXIS code: (2802) or Miller’s Analogy (MAT) code: 3207
  • Two completed letters of recommendation from one academic and one professional source, or two professional sources.
  • A current updated résumé which includes chronological dates of employment or student teaching.
  • A copy of your teacher certification (if your certification is pending please submit it to us as soon as it is issued).
  • An official copy of your undergraduate transcripts from any colleges you have attended.
  • An interview with the director of the academic major you are seeking to enroll in.
  • A $25 application fee