Graduate Admissions

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Literacy Education
M.S.Ed. Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 6 and Grades 5-12) - ONLINE
Museum Studies
M.A. Museum Studies (History or Science)
Lake Management
Lake Management
Nutrition and Dietetics
M.S. Nutrition and Dietetics Program Options (online)
Educational Technology Specialist
M.S.Ed. Educational Technology Specialist K-12
M.S. Biology (Thesis or Non-thesis)

As a SUNY Oneonta graduate student, you will develop meaningful relationships with outstanding, accessible faculty who are experts in their fields, experienced, caring teachers, and advocates for your success. You will expand your knowledge, hone your skills and become a leader in your field. When you complete your degree program, you will join a network of successful alumni whose experiences at SUNY Oneonta opened new doors, fostered personal and professional growth, and enriched their careers. We’re committed to nurturing a community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully, and you’ll see that mission reflected in your coursework, in your conversations and in your experiences.

College of Saint Rose Transfer Information

If you choose to complete your graduate program at SUNY Oneonta, we will work with you to transfer as much credit as possible and develop an individualized plan to help you stay on track toward degree completion. Please contact Travis Moyer, Associate Director of Graduate Admissions, for more information: 800-SUNY-123 or

The Office of Graduate Admissions is eager to assist you, from the application process to graduation. Email us at or call us at 607-436-2523 to get started.

M.S. Biology

(Thesis or Non-thesis)

M.S. Lake Management

(Professional Science Masters (PSM) or Thesis)

M.A. Museum Studies

(History or Science)

M.S.Ed. Technology Specialist

(K-12) - ONLINE

M.S.Ed. Literacy Education

(Birth-Grade 6 and Grades 5-12) - ONLINE

M.S.Ed. School Counselor (K-12)

M.S.Ed. School Counselor (K-12)

M.S.Ed. Special Education

(Birth-Grade 2 and Grades 1-6 and Grades 7-12)

M.S.T. Special Education

(Birth-Grade 2 and Grades 1-6)

Advanced Certificate: Bilingual Ed

Bilingual Education - ONLINE

Certificate of Advanced Study (CAS)

School Counselor - ONLINE


  1. All programs require a completed application and non-refundable application fee. The application fee is waived for SUNY Oneonta students, alumni and McNair Scholars.
  2. Submit official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended. *all candidates must present evidence of a completed bachelor's degree conferred with completion date prior to the start of their academic program.
  3. Letters of Recommendation must come directly from the recommender and cannot be submitted by the applicant.
  4. Please review the specific admissions criteria for your program of study.


Previously matriculated graduate students who did not earn a SUNY Oneonta graduate degree or certificate and who withdrew, were administratively withdrawn, or were academically dismissed must submit an application for readmission.

Graduate readmission information

Academic Calendar Key Dates & Deadlines:

Fall / Spring / Summer

Request Information

Application Deadlines
Program Entry Term Deadline
Biology fall/spring/summer Rolling
Educational Technology Specialist fall/spring/summer Rolling
Lake Management fall Rolling
Literacy (all grade levels) fall/spring/summer* Rolling
Museum Studies fall March 1
Nutrition and Dietetics Future Education Model summer Preferred February 15
Nutrition and Dietetics for Registered Dietitians fall/summer Rolling
School Counselor (MSEd) fall Preferred February 1
School Counselor (CAS) fall/spring Rolling
Special Education (all grade levels) fall Rolling

*Literacy program applicants for fall or spring admission are limited to part-time study. Applicants for summer admission have the choice of full-time or part-time study. Applications submitted after the deadline may be considered if space is available. Contact the Graduate Admissions Office at 607-436-2523 to check availability.

For program-specific questions:



Bilingual Education


Educational Technology Specialist

Lake Management

Literacy Education

Museum Studies

Nutrition and Dietetics

School Counselor

Special Education

Admission and application specific questions may be directed to

Office of Graduate Admissions:

Welcome Center
108 Ravine Pkwy
Oneonta, NY 13820

Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Hours:
M, T, Th, F: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
W: 10:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

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