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Educational Studies

The Educational Studies program is designed for those interested in the general study of education, such as:

  • Teachers interested in obtaining a master's degree in education but who work in a subject area other than the certification areas offered by Binghamton University's Graduate School of Education (i.e., other than childhood and early childhood education, special education, literacy, or adolescence education in English, foreign language, mathematics, science, or social studies)
  • Professionals working in schools in non-teaching positions or those in community colleges
  • Human service agencies, or other settings dealing with students or schools, who would benefit from a greater understanding of educational foundations
  • Teachers and educators from other countries who desire graduate study in the field of education but who are not interested in teacher certification.

Graduate Degrees Offered

  • MS in Educational Studies

Application Deadlines

  Fall Admission Spring Admission
MS February 1 October 15

Admission Requirements*

The standards maintained by The Graduate School and individual departments and programs are applied to ensure that applicants admitted to the University are well qualified and trained to study at this institution and have a reasonable expectation of successfully completing a graduate program, and who, with the benefit of graduate education, are most likely to contribute substantially to their academic or professional fields.

To be eligible, you must have and provide:

  • A bachelor's degree or its equivalent from a nationally or regionally accredited college or university
  • Complete set of your undergraduate and graduate transcripts. At minimum, a 3.0 GPA is required. See details.

Submit the following application materials. Please check the department website for details and any additional requirements.

  • Online graduate degree application and application fee
  • Transcripts from each college/university you have attended
  • At least two letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Official GRE scores (Applicants for admission to the New Orleans based program are not required to submit GRE scores.)

And, for international applicants:

  • International Student Financial Statement form (PDF)
  • Official bank statement/proof of support
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE Academic scores

*This information is subject to change. While we make every effort to keep it accurate and up-to-date, we recommend you contact the department for program-specific requirements.

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Tami Mann, Senior Staff Assistant

Dr. Lawrence Stedman, Associate Professor and Program Coordinator

MS in Educational Studies webpage

MS in Educational Studies Application Information

Graduate School of Education website


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Last Updated: 12/11/14