- Prospective students must hold a Bachelor’s degree, or higher, from an accredited institution to matriculate into a graduate program.
- Undergraduate GPA 3.0 or higher (all others subject to review).
Testing Centers in our area are:
- Prometric Testing Center, 19 Court Street, White Plains, NY 10601, 914-761-9800
- Prometric Testing Center, 222 Bloomingdale Road, Suite 203, White Plains, NY 10605, 914-428-2628
Program certification requirements: Each program is different, but there are a few basic pre-requisites. Manhattanville requires all students to successfully complete a course in child or adolescent development. This can be satisfied, if necessary, with an undergraduate course or a CLEP test. NY State requires student to have successfully completed 6 credits in a language other than English (can include sign language), and to have completed coursework in math, science, literature, social studies, visual or performing arts, communication, written analysis and expression, and an 18 credit concentration in one liberal art. The NY State requirements do vary from program to program.
All degrees require taking the Manhattanville Writing Assessment (usually taken after first semester), a culminating experience report (CER) or test (depending on the program taken), and a student or supervised teaching experience of one semester.
Depending on your certification status and the program taken, you may need the following certification tests:
- Teacher Performance Assessment (Portfolio) and Educating All Students Test (edTPA)
- Content Specialty Tests (CST) for Multi-Subject
- Content Specialty Tests (CST) for Students with Disabilities
Program Schedule: Program length depends on program taken. Programs range from 38 to 49 credits. A full Master’s program typically takes between two and two and a half years. Courses may be a combination of face-to-face, hybrid, and online. Courses are usually held on various weeknights starting at 4:30pm. A minimum of one on-campus course is required. This may be a weekend course. Cost of all courses will be at price listed below. All programs require varied amounts of observation hours. You will be assigned a faculty advisor once you matriculate into the program. It is advisable to touch base with an advisor every semester to ensure that you are taking the correct coursework as well as staying up-to-date with all your other requirements. Once you successfully complete your Master’s degree and have fulfilled all NYS certification requirements, Manhattanville will recommend you for Initial Certification.
Tuition* and Fees*:
- As off 2/2019 the tuition fee is $399* per 1 credit course plus the RTCI fee of about $365* per course.
- Other fees paid directly to college:
- Registration fee is $60* per semester, for Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer One, and Summer Two.
- Technology fee is $45* per semester for Fall and Spring. $22.50* per semester for Winter, Summer One and Two.
- EDU 5371 – Technology Fee $75*.
- Textbook fees vary per course requirements.
- Student Teaching has an additional fee of $745* for supervisor.
- Comp Exam midway through program, approx. $50* (all students)
- CER (Culminating Experience Report) Submission is $50*. (for students getting overall initial certification)
*All tuition and fees subject to university cost increases. *All prices are subject to change without notice.
- Submit a Graduate School of Education Application
- Non-refundable application fee of $75. Check or money order made out to Manhattanville College.
- Submit a 2-3 page typewritten essay stating your reasons for choosing teaching as a profession and describing your philosophy of education.
- Two confidential Professional Letter of Recommendation forms. They should be given to people who can comment upon your qualifications for professional study and teaching. Along with the form it is a good idea to provide your respondents with a stamped envelope addressed to us.
- You must also request official copies of all undergraduate and graduate school transcripts to be sent directly to the School of Education, Graduate Admissions Office.
- Provide proof of certification (if applicable).
- You MUST submit a Graduate Student Health Form with proof of immunization against measles and rubella in compliance with New York State regulations. This request applies to all students born on or after January 1, 1957. NO Registrations will be permitted without ALL Immunization forms cleared.
- Forms that are not interactive have been formatted so that you can print them, complete them, and return them to us by mail or fax. The address to which all these materials should be sent is:Manhattanville College
School of Education
Office of Graduate Admissions
2900 Purchase Street
Purchase NY 10577
Fax: (914) 694-1732
Phone: (914) 323-5142
Application Deadlines: The Graduate SOE has rolling admissions. You can begin your studies at the beginning of any of our semesters. Students are allowed to take up to 6 credits as non-matriculated students as they officially apply. Please note that taking classes on a non-matriculated basis does not insure acceptance into our program.
Manhattanville College – School of Education Graduate Admissions Staff:
Main Website: https://www.mville.edu/
- Laurence Krute, Associate Professor, School of Education
Financial aid loans are available for fully matriculated students only. For information about Financial Aid please call 914-323-5357. www.fafsa.ed.gov. Manhattanville Code: 002760.