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The college welcomes qualified applicants seeking intellectual enrichment and professional advancement through advanced study.

For admission to graduate study, students must hold an approved baccalaureate degree from an institution that is accredited by an approved regional accrediting agency. Admission is granted jointly by the Elementary Education and Reading Department and the Graduate School.

Application materials are available from the Graduate School. The Graduate School Office will review your application and make sure it is complete before it is reviewed by the department admissions committee.

All required parts of the application, including supplemental materials, must be submitted to the Graduate School by the deadline(s) indicated on the Graduate School website.

If you have questions or require more information about these programs please email

All applications must be submitted online.

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Elementary Education and Reading

Buffalo State •  1300 Elmwood Ave  •  Bacon Hall 302
Buffalo, NY 14222  •  Phone: (716) 878-5916 •  Fax: Fax: (716) 878-6033
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