Admission to a Graduate Program

Buffalo State welcomes qualified applicants seeking intellectual enrichment and professional advancement through advanced study in its master of arts, master of music education, master of public administration, master of science, master of science in education, certificate of advanced study, graduate certificate, and postbaccalaureate teacher certification programs.

Admission is granted jointly by the Graduate School and the academic department in which the student plans to pursue graduate studies. Individual departments establish specific standards by which they judge admission. These program requirements are listed in the program descriptions in this catalog.

Admission materials including the online application and supplemental department forms can be obtained through the Graduate School website, in the office in Cleveland Hall 204, by phone at (716) 878-5601, or through email.