Purchase, NY
location
Private
type
Suburban
setting
87%
13%
student ratio
231
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
77%
acceptance rate
16 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Special Education: Early Childhood (Birth – Grade 2) And Childhood (Grades 1-6) Certificate [Early Childhood Education ]
    • Special Education: Grades 7-12 Generalist Certificate [Middle School Education ]
    • Special Education: Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2) Certificate [Early Childhood Education ]
    • Special Education: Childhood (Grades 1-6) Certificate [Elementary Education ]
    • Social Studies (5-9 And 7-12); Special Education Generalist (7-12) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Social Sciences Education ]
    • Science (Biology Or Chemistry (5-9 And 7-12); Special Education Generalist (7-12) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Biological and Biomedical Sciences]
    • Childhood Education (Grades 1-6) And Special Education: Childhood (Grades 1-6) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Elementary Education ]
    • Early Childhood And Childhood (Birth – Grade 6) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Early Childhood Education ]
    • English (5-9 And 7-12); Special Education Generalist (7-12) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [English ]
    • Childhood (Grades 1-6) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Elementary Education ]
    • Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Elementary Education ]
    • Mathematics (5-9 And 7-12); Special Education Generalist (7-12) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Mathematics ]
    • Literacy (Birth-Grade 6) And Special Education Childhood (Grades 1-6) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Reading Education ]
    • Grades 7-12 Generalist Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Middle School Education ]
    • Early Childhood (Birth-Grade 2) And Special Education: Early Childhood (Grades Birth-Grade 2) Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Early Childhood Education ]
    • Literacy 5-12; Special Education Generalist 7-12 Master of Professional Studies (MPS) [Reading Education ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 84
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 2
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some, Thesis Required for some and student teaching, research seminars, portfolios, internships, writing assessment
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

77% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 87
    • Accepted 67
    • Acceptance Rate 77
    • Enrolled 57
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesfor programs leading to certification, candidates must submit scores from gre or mat(miller analogies test) , gpa of 3.0+, 2 letters of recommendation, interview, and essay(a 2-3 page personal statement that describes your reasons for choosing teaching or educational leadership as a profession and your philosophy of education), proof of immunization(for those born after 1957)
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 15
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students231
    • Female Percentage87%
    • Male Percentage13%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students231
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Full-time Percentage33%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian47%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races38%
    • Unknown or International Student0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty29
    • Full-time Percentage17%
    • Part-time Percentage83%
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStudents with emotional difficulties, literacy and adolescents, mindfulness, studying the effects of the environment on special populations, the most difficult cases, students who are presented with multiple challenges: learning, behavioral and ACE experiences who see criminal behavior as a way to cope; working on giving them the tools they need to succeed emotionally and cognitively despite the odds stacked against them
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Special Education

School of Education
Manhattanville College

2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY 10577-2132
United States

Dr. Shelly Wepner

Dean

Phone: 914-323-3153
Fax: 914-323-5493
Email: Shelly.Wepner@mville.edu

Alissa Wilson

Director - Graduate Admissions

Phone: 914-323-3150
Fax: 914-694-1732
Email: edschool@mville.edu

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