Additional Departmental Requirements

Degree Program Additional Application Requirements

Listed here are additional materials required for your degree program. If your degree program is not listed here, you need only submit general application requirements

Biology M.S. - thesis option

  • Identification of faculty advisor. Please visit the Biology department faculty research page for contact information and research interests

Curriculum and Instruction in Inclusive Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272

English M.A. - ON HIATUS FOR 2017-2018

  • An 8-20 page graduate-level essay on the topic of your choosing. Papers that have been graded for previous coursework are acceptable.  This paper should provide evidence of your ability to integrate secondary research and to document such sources according to a citation style used in the field (generally MLA, Chicago or APA).

Interdisciplinary Studies M.A./M.S. - ON HIATUS FOR 2017-2018

Before completing your application, please email the Graduate Studies office to make an appointment to discuss your proposed program.

  • Program proposal form
  • Identification of faculty advisors

Language and Learning M.A.

  • A graduate-level 800-1,200 word essay in English which addresses the following question: "Describe your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in Language and Learning and support your rationale with specific information pertinent to your desired degree."
     
  • An intermediate-level 800-1,200 word essay in a language other than English (LOTE). Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program without the LOTE essay. 

Literacy Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272

Math Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272

Music Education M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272

Music Performance M.M.

Music Theory/Composition

Natural Science Grades 7-12 M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272

Professional Writing C.A.S.

  • A portfolio demonstrating the equivalent of 10 pages of written work. The portfolio may include digital writing and/or media projects, press releases, advertising copy, etc. For example, a portfolio might include 7-8 pages of written work and 1 podcast or digital video. Or it might include 3-4 pages of written work and 2 electronic works. At least 3 pages should demonstrate your proficiency with print text. Please note that non-print texts must be sent via email or DropBox to the current Graduate Program Coordinator; they cannot be uploaded with the application.

Speech-Language Pathology M.S.

  • GRE scores

TESOL M.S.Ed.

Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program while satisfying these requirements.

  • Proof of initial certification or pending certification status (
  • Proof of DASA completion
  • GRE scores; minimum combined score for verbal and quantitative sections: 272
  • A graduate-level 800-1,200 word essay in English which addresses the following question: "Describe your reasons for pursuing a graduate degree in Language and Learning and support your rationale with specific information pertinent to your desired degree."
  • An intermediate-level 800-1,200 word essay in a language other than English (LOTE). Candidates may be accepted conditionally into the program without the LOTE essay. 

Graduate Studies Office

E230A Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
(716) 673-3808
(716) 673-3712 fax