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College of Staten Island of the City University of New York

Program in Special Education

Staten Island, NY

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Overview

College of Staten Island of the City University of New York / Program in Special Education is located in Staten Island, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education Adolescence generalist: grades 7-12
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed) Special education Grades 1-6

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 45

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or an approved equivalent examination
Comp Exam Required
Fieldwork; Sequence 1 consists of ten three-credit required courses and one elective for a total of 11 courses (33 credits). Sequence 2 consists of 14 three-credit required courses and a three- to six-credit, field-based requirement for a total of 45-48 credits; research project
Other Advanced Degrees 3 credit special education foundation course, 9 credit core courses, two 2 credit practicum mentorships

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

64
Applied
48
Accepted
38
Enrolled
75%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 25th April 25th No
Spring deadline November 25th November 25th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or an approved equivalent examination
Master's Degree Requirements BA/BS or 36 approved credits with a 3.0 GPA, 2 letters of recommendations, 1-2 page statement of experience; must have completed courses for NYS initial certificate in childhood education/early childhood education (Sequence 1); 6 credits each in English, history, math, and science, and 1 year of foreign language (Sequence 2)
Additional Entrance Requirements Initial or professional certificate in Childhood Education Grades 1-6 or Adolescence Education Grades 7-12, graduate and undergraduate min 3.0 GPA, 2 letters of recommendation, interview, and an essay outlining career goals

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Research

Focus of faculty research: Disabilities studies, social justice, arts-based research on disabilities, assessment of students with disabilities, technological pedagogical and content knowledge (TPACK) in special education teachers, juvenile justice
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY  10314-6600
United States
Contact Ms. Diane Brescia
Email: diane.brescia@csi.cuny.edu
Phone: 718-982-3877

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