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Manhattanville College

Program in Special Education

Purchase, NY

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Overview

Manhattanville College / Program in Special Education is located in Purchase, NY, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Science: biology or chemistry (5-9 and 7-12); special ed generalist (7-12); se science (7-12)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Early childhood (birth-grade 2) and special education: early childhood (birth-grade 2)
(Certificate) Special education: early childhood (birth-grade 2) and childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Math (5-9 and 7-12); special ed generalist (7-12); se math (7-12)
(Certificate) Special education: grades 7-12 generalist
(Certificate) Special education: early childhood (birth-grade 2)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy (birth-grade 6) and special education childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Special education: grades 7-12 generalist
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Literacy 5-12; special education generalist 7-12; special ed specialist 7-12
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) English (5-9 and 7-12); special ed generalist (7-12); se English (7-12)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Childhood education (grades 1-6) and special education: childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Special education: early childhood (birth-grade 2)
(Certificate) Special education: childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Special education childhood (grades 1-6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Special ed early childhood and childhood (birth-grade 6)
Master of Professional Studies (MPS) Social studies (5-9 and 7-12); special ed generalist (7-12); se soc.st. (7-12)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 99
Other Advanced Degrees 2

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 for programs leading to certification, candidates must submit scores from GRE or MAT(Miller Analogies Test)
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Student teaching, research seminars, portfolios, internships, writing assessment
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

76
Applied
52
Accepted
40
Enrolled
68%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam For programs leading to certification, candidates must submit scores from GRE or MAT(Miller Analogies Test)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, all transcripts from all colleges and universities attended, 2 letters of recommendation, interview, essay (2-3 page personal statement that describes reasons for choosing education as profession and personal philosophy of education), proof of immunization (for those born after 1957)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 110
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 8

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 15
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

224
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.48%
Black or African American 2.68%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 1.79%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.89%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 32.14%

Gender

Male (16%)
Female (83%)

Faculty

40
Total faculty
Full-time - 5
Part-time - 35
Male (14)
Female (26)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Students 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 year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2900 Purchase Street
Purchase, NY  10577-2132
United States
Contact Dr. Shelley Wepner
Dean
Email: Shelley.Wepner@mville.edu
Phone: 914-323-3153
Fax: 914-323-5493

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