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More than two dozen Queens College departments—representing all four academic divisions—award graduate degrees: Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Liberal Studies, Master of Arts in Social Sciences, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Fine Arts, Master of Library Science, Master of Music, Master of Science, and Master of Science in Education.

Certificate programs allow students to get additional training in education, library science, music, and psychology.

Doctor of Musical Arts, Doctor of Social Work, and PhD degrees are offered through 20 doctoral programs based at CUNY’s Graduate Center in Manhattan.

See Education, Library Science and Mus​ic sections below.

 

Post-Baccalaureate Advanced Certificate Program

















Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015 Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline ​Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
Applied Behavior Analysis, Initial Adv Cert

Dr. Alicia Alvero, Dr. Daniel Fienup


May 1 Fall only

3

500 words   100 7 Yes
Bilingual Education
Prof. Patricia Velasco
June 15 ​December 15 ​none none​ Copy of Teaching Certification ​100 7 Yes​
Bilingual Education Ext (7-12), Adv Cert Dr. Yu Ren Dong ​August 15
​January 15 SEYS_BilingualEdBrochure_SU14.pdfSEYS Bilingual Ed Brochure ​2 ​250 words Copy of Teaching Certification, see additional requirements for matriculation ​100 ​7 ​Yes


Earth Science Teaching, Initial Adv Cert 
Dr. Allan Ludman   
April 1 November 1 none
none Proof of BA and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
English Language Teaching, Initial Adv Cert Dr. Robert Vago
  April 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No












MA, MALS, MFA & MS Degree Programs







Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015  Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
Accounting, MS Dr. Marvin Milich   December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words GMAT, see additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 Yes
Applied Environmental Geoscience, MS Dr. Gregory O'Mullan  December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words GRE 61 5 Yes

 

Applied Linguistics, MA

Dr. Michael Newman   April 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No
Art History, MA Dr. Michael Nelson
November 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation
90 6.5 Yes
Art Studio, MFA Mr. Tyrone Mitchell

March 15
November 15

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 No
Biology, MA Dr. Dan Weinstein December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words GRE, see additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 Yes
Chemistry, MA Dr. Wilma Saffran  December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Computer Science, MA Dr. Keitaro Yukawa  December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
English – Creative Writing, MFA Dr. Nicole Cooley   February 15 Fall only

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation
100 7 No
English – Literature, MA Prof. Andrea Walkden, Dr. Caroline Hong   December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 Yes
French, MA Dr. Joseph Sungolowsky 
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Geological & Environmental Sci, MA Dr. Gregory O'Mullan December 1
February 1 November 1

3

500 words GRE 61 5 Yes
History, MA Dr. Julia Sneeringer  December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   90 6.5 Yes
Italian, MA Dr. Hermann Haller
 December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Liberal Studies, MALS Dr. James Jordan  January 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Mathematics, MA Dr. Nick Metas December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Media Studies, MA Dr. Mara Einstein​ ​August 15 ​January 15

The program will begin accepting applications for matriculation for the spring 2015. They will accept non-matrics for the fall 2014.

​3 ​800 words Interview may be required, see additional requirements for matriculation ​79 6 Yes​
Mental Health Counseling, MS  Dr. John Pellitteri  
March 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Nutr & Exer Sci - Exercise Sci Specialist, MS Dr. Michael Toner   May 15 December 15

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Nutrition & Exercise Science, MS Dr. Michael Toner   May 15 December 15

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Nutr & Exer Sci - Nutrition Specialist, MS Dr. Ashima Kant  
May 15 December 15

3

500 words   61 5 No
Photonics, MS Dr. Lev Deych

​April 1 Fall only​ Photonics Brochure.pdfPhotonics Brochure.pdf 2​ ​none ​61 5​ ​Yes
Physics, MA Dr. Lev Deych   December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Psychology, MA Dr. Andrea Li   December 15
April 1 November 1

3

500 words
100 7 Yes
Psychology - Applied Behavior Analysis, MA

Dr. Alicia Alvero, Dr. Daniel Fienup


May 1 Fall only

3

500 words GRE, see additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 Yes
Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience, MA Dr. Andrea Li   April 1 Fall only

2

500 words GRE
100 7 No
Risk Management, Accounting, MS  Dr. Diane Coogan-Pushner   April 1 Fall only 

3

500 words GMAT
100 7 No
Risk Management, Dynamic Financial Analysis Modeling, MS  Dr. Diane Coogan-Pushner  
April 1 Fall only 

3

500 words GMAT
100 7 No
Risk Management, Finance, MS  Dr. Diane Coogan-Pushner
April 1 Fall only 

3

500 words GMAT
100 7 No
Social Sciences, MA Dr. Martin Hanlon  
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 No
Sociology, MA Dr. Dana Weinberg, Dr. Holly Reed
 
August 1
January 15

3

500 words   100
7
Yes
Spanish, MA Dr. Irma Llorens   December 15 April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes
Speech-Language Pathology, MA Ms. Patricia McCaul  
February 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required, GRE, Speech Lang Path prereq form 1014.docSpeech Lang Path prereq form 1014.doc  114 8 No
Urban Affairs, MA Dr. Marcia Bayne-Smith
 
April 1 November 1

3

500 words   61 5 Yes






















Library Science Programs








Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015 Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
Archives, Records Mgmnt & Presrv, Init Adv Certif Dr. Claudia Perry   December 1

April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Childhood & Young Adult Services in the Public Library, Initial Adv Certif Dr. Claudia Perry   December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Library Science - Public Librarianship, MLS Dr. Claudia Perry   December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Library Science - School Library Media Specialist for Certified Teachers, MLS  Dr. Claudia Perry December 1 April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Library Science - School Library Media Specialist, MLS  Dr. Claudia Perry December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Library Science - Post-Master's Professional Certif Dr. Claudia Perry  December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Library Science - School Library Media  Specialist, Adv Cert Dr. Claudia Perry December 1
April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes











MA, MM, Advanced Diplomas and Certificates in Music 







Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015 Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
Chamber Music, Advanced Diploma Dr. William Rothstein  
April 1 November 1

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation 61 5 Yes
Classical Performance, MM Ms. Marcy Rosen December 15
​April 1 November 1 ​3 ​500 Words See additional requirements for matriculation 79 ​6 ​Yes
Jazz Studies, MM Mr. Michael Mossman
April 1 November 1 3 500 Words See additional requirements for matriculation
79 ​6 ​Yes
Music, MA Dr. William Rothstein   December 1
April 1 November 1 3 500 Words GRE required for Music History and Music Theory, see additional requirements for matriculation 79 ​6 ​Yes
Performance, Advanced Diploma Dr. William Rothstein
April 1 November 1

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation 61 5 Yes
Performance - Professional Studies, Adv Cert Dr. William Rothstein
April 1 November 1

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation 61 5 Yes
Performance, Advanced Certificate Dr. William Rothstein
April 1 November 1

3

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation 61 5 Yes











Post-Baccalaureate Advanced Certificate in Education Programs





For students who wish to pursue an MSEd degree but have no undergraduate preparation in Education 





Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015 Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
Art-Visual Arts (K-12) Dr. Eleanor Armour-Thomas  
April 1 November 1

2

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation
100 7 Yes
Biology (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Stephen Farenga
December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Chemistry (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Stephen Farenga December 15 April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Chinese (7-12), Initial Adv Certif

Dr. Jennifer Eddy

 January 5
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Earth Science (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Stephen Farenga December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
English (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Arthur Costigan December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Family & Consumer Sci (K-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Andrea Mosenson December15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 Yes
French (7-12), Initial Adv Certif

Dr. Jennifer Eddy

 January 5
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Italian (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Jennifer Eddy
January 5
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Mathematics (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Alice Artzt   December 1
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 Yes
Music (pre-K-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Richard Sang   May 1 Fall only

2

500 words Interview may be required, see additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 No
Physical Ed (K-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Eve Bernstein
December 1 April 1 November 1

3

500 words Letter of intent, Interview may be required, see additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 Yes
Physics (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. Stephen Farenga December 15 April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Social Studies (7-12), Initial Adv Certif Dr. David Gerwin  January 6
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Spanish (7-12), Initial Adv Certif

Dr. Jennifer Eddy

 January 5
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No











MSEd Degree Programs in Education








Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015 Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
Art (K-12), MSEd Dr. Eleanor Armour-Thomas  
April 1 November 1

2

500 words See additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 Yes
Biology (7-12), MSEd Dr. Stephen Farenga December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Chemistry (7-12), MSEd Dr. Stephen Farenga December15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Childhood Education (1-6), MSEd Dr. Beverly Bisland
December 12
April 1​ November 1​ 2​ ​500 words ​100 ​7 ​Yes
Childhood Education -Bilingual (1-6), MSEd Prof. Patricia Velasco  
June 15
December 15

2

500 words   100 7 Yes
Early Childhood Education (B-2), MSEd Dr. Patricia Cooper
April 1​ Fall only​
2​ ​500 words 100​ 7​ Yes​
Earth Sci (7-12), MSEd Dr. Stephen Farenga  December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
English (7-12), MSEd Dr. Arthur Costigan
 December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
​ESL: see TESOL
Family & Consumer Sci/Teacher (K-12), MSEd Dr. Andrea Mosenson   December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 Yes
French (7-12), MSEd

Dr. Jennifer Eddy

 January 5
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Italian (7-12), MSEd

Dr. Jennifer Eddy

 January 5
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Literacy Education (B-6), MSEd

Dr. Marcia Baghban, Dr. Bobbi Kabuto

 
April 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No

Literacy Education (5-12), MSEd
Dr. Carol Rhodes
December 31
April 1 November 1

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Math (7-12), MSEd Dr. Alice Artzt December 1
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 Yes
Music (pre-K-12), MSEd Dr. Richard Sang
July 15
December 15

2

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
Phys Ed/Teaching Curric (pre-K-12), MSEd Dr. Eve Bernstein
  May 15 December 15

2

500 words   100 7 Yes
Physics (7-12), MSEd Dr. Stephen Farenga December 15
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
School Counseling, MSEd Dr. John Pellitteri
March 1 Fall only 

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 Yes
School Psychology, MSEd Dr. Marian Fish  
March 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required, See additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 Yes
Social Studies (7-12), MSEd Dr. David Gerwin  January 6
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Spanish (7-12), MSEd

Dr. Jennifer Eddy


 January 5
April 1 November 1

2

500 words   100 7 No
Special Education (B-2), MSEd Dr. Peishi Wang  
April 1 Fall only spec ed Project I-CARE brochure.pdfScholarship Program

3

500 words Interview may be required, See additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 No
Special Education (1-6), MSEd Dr. Peishi Wang  
April 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required, See additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 No
Special Education (7-12), MSEd Dr. Peishi Wang
April 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required, See additional requirements for matriculation, Prerequisites Worksheet.pdfPrerequisites Worksheet.pdf 100 7 No
TESOL, MSEd  Dr. Robert Vago
 
April 1 Fall only 

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No











MAT Degree Programs in Education








For students who wish to pursue a degree in education but have no undergraduate preparation in Education
Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015 Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
​Adolescent English, MAT Dr. Limary Caraballo, Dr. Arthur Costigan ​August 15 November 1 English MAT ADVISEMENT SHEET.docx ​2 ​500 words ​100 ​7 ​No
​Adolescent Math, MAT Dr. Alice Artzt ​August 15 November 1 ​2 ​500 words ​100 ​7 ​No
Visual Art, MAT Dr. Eleanor Armour-Thomas ​August 15 November 1 ​2 ​500 words ​Art portfolio ​100 ​7 ​No
Biology, MAT  Mr. David Laurenson , Dr. Ashraf Shady  
December15

April 1
November 1

2

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No
Chemistry, MAT Mr. David Laurenson , Dr. Ashraf Shady  
December 15

April 1 November 1

2

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No
Childhood Education (1-6), MAT Dr. Theodore Kesler December 15 ​April 1 November 1​        2​ ​500 words Submission of MAT form 100​ 7​ Yes​
Childhood Education - Bilingual (1-6), MAT Prof. Patricia Velasco  
June 15
December 15

2

500 words Submission of MAT form 100 7 Yes
Childhood Ed & Special Ed (1-6), MAT 

Prof. Denise Ferrara, Dr. Juan Valdez

 
April 1 Fall only 

2

500 words Submission of MAT form 100 7 No
Early Childhood Education (B-2), MAT Dr. Patricia Cooper  
April 1 Fall only 

2

500 words Submission of MAT form 100 7 Yes
Earth Science, MAT
Mr. David Laurenson , Dr. Ashraf Shady
December 15 April 1 November 1 
2 500 words Interview may be required ​100 ​7 ​No











Post-Master's Advanced Certificate Programs in Education





Program, Degree Advisor Spring 2015 Extended Deadline Fall Deadline Spring Deadline Additional Program Information Letters of Reference Essay Other Requirements TOEFL (IBT) IELTS Accepts Non-Matric
ECP - Bilingual Pupil Personnel Dr. Emilia Lopez   August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification, see additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 No
ECP - Bilingual Pupil Personnel-Intensive Teach Inst Dr. Emilia Lopez   August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification, see additional requirements for matriculation 100 7 No
ECP - School District Leader Dr. Terrence Quinn   August 1
January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
ECP - Teacher of Special Ed - Early Childhood (B-2) Dr. Peishi Wang  
April 1 Fall Only spec ed Project I-CARE brochure.pdfScholarship Program

3

500 words Interview may be required, Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
ECP - Teacher of Special Ed - Childhood (1-6) Dr. Peishi Wang  
April 1 Fall Only

3

500 words Interview may be required, Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
ECP - Teacher of Special Ed - Adolesc Content (7-12) Dr. Peishi Wang  
April 1 Fall Only

3

500 words Interview may be required, Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification, Prerequisites Worksheet.pdfPrerequisites Worksheet.pdf 100 7 No
EECE - Child Development Psychology Dr. Beverly Bisland  
August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
EECE - Children's Literature Dr. Beverly Bisland  
August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
EECE - Early Childhood Education (B-2) Dr. Beverly Bisland  
August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
EECE - Language Minority Education Dr. Beverly Bisland  
August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
EECE - Math Education Dr. Beverly Bisland
August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
EECE - Science Education Dr. Beverly Bisland  
August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
EECE - Social Studies Education Dr. Beverly Bisland  
August 15 January 15

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
Literacy Education (B-6), Post Master's

Dr. Marcia Baghban, Dr. Bobbi Kabuto

 
April 1 Fall Only 

none

none Proof of MSEd and Copy of Teaching Certification 100 7 No
Literacy Education (5-12), Post Master's  Dr. Carol Rhodes December 31
April 1 November 1

2

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No
School Building Leader Dr. Terrence Quinn December 15
August 1
November 1

3

1000 words Interview may be required, see additional requirements for matriculation
100 7 Yes
TESOL, Post-Master's Dr. Robert Vago  
April 1 Fall only

3

500 words Interview may be required 100 7 No

 

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