Information, Application Requirements, and Deadlines

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The application deadline for our Teacher Education programs has been extended for fall 2014. We will continue to accept applications on a space available basis. If you have any questions please call the Graduate School of Education’s Admissions Office at 716-645-2110.

Request Information

Please use the links in the tables below to learn more about the program you are interested in. After review, if you have specific questions about the program, email us by clicking on the “Request Info” link next to the program title.

If you are seeking options for non-matriculated courses, please visit our new Non-Matriculated Students section.

Requirements for Admission

Application Fee: The application fee for all GSE programs is $50.00 and is non-refundable, the application fee for all GSE non-matriculated applications is $35.00 and is non-refundable.
Transcripts: Official Transcripts are required for all programs. Applicants who are currently at UB or have studied at or graduated from UB do not need to request an official UB transcript. GSE's Office of Admissions can download and print the transcript.
TOEFL: All international applicants are required to submit a TOEFL score. Please refer to individual program descriptions for minimum scores required.
Letters of Recommendation: are required for each program as indicated below. (letters column)
*GRE and MAT Scores: Please refer to individual program descriptions for minimum scores required for GRE and MAT.
Other Requirements: Please refer to the specific application requirements for each program for other supporting documents that may be required.

TIP: Hover over deadline dates to see which semester the deadline is for.

Counseling, School, and Educational Psychology (CSEP) Program Applications

Other Applications


Educational Leadership and Policy (ELP) Program Applications

Other Applications


Learning and Instruction (LAI) Program Applications

Our Teacher Education program has a preferred* deadline of February 1st for fall admission and November 1st for spring admission. After the preferred deadline has passed, admission is rolling. (Rolling admission only applies to domestic students)

*Submitting your application by the preferred deadline ensures application review in a timely manner enabling you to have more time to plan for the beginning of the semester, obtain financial aid in a timely manner and register for courses quickly before they are at capacity and perhaps even get a head start and take classes in the summer.

LAI Graduate Programs Application Deadline Letters of Recommendation GRE or MAT* Apply Online
Biology Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Chemistry Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Childhood Education (Grade 1 - 6)
[Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Childhood Education w/ Bilingual Extension (Grade 1 - 6)
[Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

3 No Apply Online
Curriculum, Instruction, and the Science of Learning, Ph.D. Request Information Rolling 2 Yes Apply Online
Early Childhood Education w/ Bilingual Ext. (Birth - Grade 2)
[Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

3 No Apply Online
Early Childhood Education (Birth - Grade 2)
[Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
²
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Early Childhood/Childhood Education (Birth-6) Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Earth Science Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Education Studies Request Information Rolling 2 No¹ Apply Online
Elementary Education, Ed.D.³ Request Information Rolling 2 Either Apply Online
Elementary Education, Ph.D.³ Request Information Rolling 2 Either Apply Online
English Education, Ph.D. Request Information Rolling 2 Either Apply Online
English Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
English Education: Adolescence, Ed.M.Online Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
English for Speakers of Other Languages Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

2 No Apply Online
Foreign and Second Language Education, Ph.D. Request Information Rolling 2 Either Apply Online
French Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

2 No Apply Online
Gifted EducationOnline Request Information July 1
Dec 1
No No Apply Online
Latin Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

2 No Apply Online
Literacy Specialist (Birth - Grade 12) [Ed.M.] Request Information Feb 1
Oct 1
2 No Apply Online
Mathematics Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Mathematics Education, Ph.D. Request Information Rolling 2 Either Apply Online
Music Education (all grades)
[Adv. Cert.;  Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
²
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Music Education (all grades), Ed.M.Online ² Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Music Learning Theory (Adv. Cert.) Request Information Feb 1
Oct 1

No No Apply Online
Music Learning Theory (Adv. Cert.)Online Request Information Feb 1
Oct 1

No No Apply Online
Physics Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Reading Education, Ph.D. Request Information Rolling 2 Either Apply Online
Science and the Public, Ed.M.Online Request Information July 1
Dec 1

No No Apply Online
Science Education, Ph.D. Request Information Rolling 2 Either Apply Online
Social Studies Education
[Adv. Cert.;  Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
²
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

No No Apply Online
Spanish Education: Adolescence
[Adv. Cert.;  Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1
Nov 1

2 No Apply Online
Special Education, Ph.D. Request Information Rolling 2 GRE Apply Online
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
[Adv. Cert. & Ed.M.;  Ed.M.]
Request Information Feb 1 2 No Apply Online
¹ GRE is required for Counseling concentration; GRE or MAT is required for ECPS concentration.
² Refer to Elementary Ed. doctoral program if interested in doctoral work in Early Childhood Ed.,
Music Ed., or Social Studies Ed.
³ Also with an emphasis in Early Childhood Ed., Music Ed., or Social Studies Ed.

Other Applications


Library and Information Studies (LIS) Program Applications

LIS Graduate Programs Application Deadline Letters of Recommendation GRE or MAT* Apply Online
Master of Library Science (MLS) Request Information Rolling 3 No* Apply Online
Master of Library Science (MLS)Online Request Information Rolling 3 No* Apply Online
* GRE is required for all international applications for LIS programs native English speakers or not.

Other Applications


Advanced Certificate Applications



Undergraduate Education Minor

See Undergraduate Education Minor for details.