M.S. in Childhood/Special Education Application Process

The master's program in childhood and special education operates on a rolling admissions basis. Applications are reviewed as they are received and admissions decisions are made within four weeks of receipt of a completed application.

Contact the Office of Graduate Admissions if you have questions about the application process.

Semester Entry Options

  • Fall entry only

General Application Requirements

  • Completed online application
  • Application fee
  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate work (if applicable)
  • Two letters of recommendation which can be submitted online. Please refer to the online application for instructions.
  • Current résumé and personal goals statement
  • Results of the TOEFL (if native language is not English)
  • Graduate Transfer Credit Request Form [pdf] and supporting documents (if applicable)

Note: To comply with New York State regulations, all applicants to graduate-level initial teacher certification programs must provide St. John Fisher College with official scores on any of the exams listed below:

Test scores are valid on these exams for five years.

*Please contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at grad@sjfc.edu or (585) 385-8064 to inquire about minimum scores required on these exams.