Important Application Information
Binghamton University is currently transitioning to a new application system for the following online graduate programs:
- Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in Literacy Education
- Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in Special Education
- Adolescence special education advanced certificate
- Advanced certificates in TESOL and TESOL CR ITI
Please follow the below instructions:
Current in-process Fall 2023 applicants: You will have until June 1, 2023 to submit your Fall 2023 application in our current application system. If you do not submit your application by June 1, you will need to begin a new application to the program in our new application system.
Note: You may submit your application before your recommenders have uploaded their recommendation letters.
Students interested in applying: If you are planning to apply for Fall 2023 to any of the above programs, please review the admissions requirements for your program and then begin your application here.
Current Fall 2023 admits/submitted applicants: If you have submitted your application for Fall 2023, or have been admitted for Fall 2023, then no action needs to be taken at this time.
Please contact email@example.com with any questions about this application transition.
Flexible online programs
Prepare for a rewarding career in education! Ranked among the top 100 graduate programs in the country, the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Educational Leadership (TLEL) at Binghamton University now offers a wide selection of online programs to give students maximum flexibility. Benefits include:
- Part-time and full-time options to accommodate your busy schedule
- Courses completely online
- Regular interaction with faculty, advisers, and students in your cohort
- Supportive program coordination
- No GRE scores required to apply
Interested in online education at Binghamton University? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to learn more!
Online graduate degree programs
Our Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in Literacy Education program prepares students with the necessary skills to become effective literacy instructors, specialists or consultants.
We offer literacy education degrees in:
- Birth through grade 6
- Grades 5 through 12
- Birth through grade 12
Our program leads to eligibility for New York state professional teaching certification, and our students are prepared for leadership roles as competent and qualified literacy teachers, specialists and consultants.
Learn more about the admissions requirements for the Literacy MSEd Program.
Our Master of Science in Education (MSEd) in Special Education degree program provides knowledge and skills to fulfill various special educator roles in today's schools and communities.
We emphasize collaboration with families and methods that respect and respond to individual differences.
Our program has four tracks:
- Early Childhood Special Education (Birth to Grade 2)
- Early Childhood and Childhood Special Education (Birth to Grade 6)
- Childhood Special Education (Grades 1 to 6)
- Adolescence Special Education (Grades 7 to 12)
With employment opportunities on the rise, our programs prepare you for a rewarding career in education and pave the way for certification in New York state.
Learn more about the admissions requirements for the Special Education MSEd Program.
Educational Studies (MS) with a Concentration in Community Schools
Our Master of Science (MS) in Educational Studies program with a concentration in Community Schools is designed for:
- Those interested in a master's degree in education, but not seeking teacher certification
- Teaching, social service, health, or other professionals who desire preparation in education and who wish to work in community schools (integrated systems of support) or with agencies associated with the community schools strategy
Learn more about the admissions requirements for the Educational Studies (MS) with a concentration in Community Schools program.
Online advanced certificate programs
All of our advanced certificate programs are offered online!
Adolescence Special Education
Our adolescence special education advanced certificate program is designed for students who possess an initial New York state teacher certification and seek initial and professional certification in Students with Disabilities (SWD) 7-12 Generalist with eligibility for the SWD content area extension.
Learn more about the admissions requirements for the adolescence special education advanced certificate program.
Our educational leadership advanced certificate program is open to experienced educators from pre-K to high school who seek both the NYS School District Leader and School Building Leader Certification.
Learn more about the admissions requirements for the educational leadership advanced certificate program.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Our advanced certificates in TESOL and TESOL CR ITI are designed for teachers who are certified (or becoming certified) and are seeking New York State certification in ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages). For students looking to earn a master's degree, the courses required for this certificate can be transferred to the MSEd in TESOL program.
Learn more about the admissions requirements for the advanced certificates in TESOL and TESOL CR ITI programs.
Our community schools advanced certificate program can be completed in one year of part-time study. Community schools are a strategy for organizing school and community resources around student success.
Learn more about the admissions requirements for the community schools advanced certificate program.
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