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Students who wish to apply for master’s degree programs or advanced certifications.


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First-time freshmen and transfer students looking for the full on-campus college experience.

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Students looking to earn a degree entirely online.

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Undergraduate Programs

High school students and transfer students who want to enroll in day classes at the Buffalo campus.


Adult and Graduate Programs

Adult learners applying to our undergraduate or graduate degree programs at either our Buffalo or Rochester campuses.


Online Programs

Adult learners applying to our online undergraduate or graduate degree programs.

Master’s Degrees Admissions Requirementsnext

Medaille College welcomes applications for our graduate programs designed for the working professional. We value the experience and maturity that these students bring with them. Our goal is to offer a hassle-free application and financial aid process, and an easy transition into the Medaille College Community.

  1. Medaille College Online Application 
  2. Official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended
  3. FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) if you wish to apply for financial aid
  4. Additional Requirements vary by program so please click on your program of interest below for additional materials required

Applicants who attended school outside of the United States or Canada must have their transcripts translated into English by a recognized agency. We accept any services that is a member of NACES (www.naces.org).  

Master of Science in Accounting

  1. Resume
  2. Essay explaining your interest in the MSA program and how earning this degree from Medaille will help you achieve your professional goals
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Master of Business Administration (MBA)

  1. Resume
  2. Essay explaining why the MBA program at Medaille will help you reach your professional goals
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Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  1. Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of intent which addresses the following aspects of personal reflection:
    1. Describe how your career goals align with the focus of Medaille’s Clinical Mental Health Program. 
    2. Discuss the ways in which you have prepared for study at the masters level and how you believe you will successful in this program.
    3. Explain how you envision yourself being successful in forming effective counseling relationships and use your writing to inform the reader how you actively demonstrate respect for cultural differences.
  3. Three professional and/or academic letters of recommendation
  4. Interview with the Faculty Admissions Committee: Prospective students who pass the initial admissions screening will be invited to participate in an interview with members of the Faculty Admissions Committee. This may be conducted in person, Skype  or phone depending upon the prospective student’s availability
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Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL)

  1. Resume
  2. Essay explaining why the MAOL program at Medaille will help you reach your professional goals
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Master of Arts in Psychology

  1. Resume
  2. Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession (educational summary, professional experience, assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities)
  3. Two professional references
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Master of Arts in Marriage & Family Therapy

 

  1. Resume
  2. Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession (Educational summary, professional experience, assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities
  3. Three letters of recommendation
  4. Interview with the Faculty Admissions Committee: Prospective students who pass the initial admissions screening will be invited to participate in an interview with members of the Faculty Admissions Committee. This may be conducted in person, Skype  or phone depending upon the prospective student’s availability
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Master of Science in Education (Elementary and Secondary/Adolescent)

  1. Online Application
    1. Complete the FREE online application
  2. Official Transcripts – Mail
    1. Forward official transcripts from all colleges/ universities attended
  3. Official high school transcripts (Canadian applicants only)
  4. One Letter of Recommendation - Email or Mail
    1. Send one letter of recommendation, which should demonstrate your academic ability, leadership skills, aptitude for graduate study, and relatable traits for working with children.
  5. Resume - Email or Mail
    1. Include all professional and volunteer experiences.
  6. Graduate Testing Requirements – Mail
    ​All applicants are required to take ONE of the following exams. Score reports should be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office.
    1. Graduate Record Exams (GRE) 
    2. Content Specialty Test (CST) -- check with your admissions counselor as to which version you should take
 
Additional Requirements
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview with faculty on campus
  • All non-US/Canadian transcripts should be accompanied by certified translations. Certified translations can be attained through one of the following agencies: www.wes.org (World Education Services) or www.ece.org (Educational Credential Evaluators).
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate the ability to read, write, and understand English by taking a language proficiency exam. Score reports should be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office. Learn more about the TOEFL at www.ets.org/toefl.
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Master of Science in Education (Literacy and Students with Disabilities)

  1. Online Application
    1. Complete the FREE online application
  2. Official Transcripts – Mail
    1. Forward official transcripts from all colleges/ universities attended
  3. One Letter of Recommendation - Email or Mail
    1. Send one letter of recommendation, which should demonstrate your academic ability, leadership skills, aptitude for graduate study, and relatable traits for working with children.
  4. Graduate Testing Requirements – Mail
    ​All applicants are required to take ONE of the following exams. Score reports should be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office.
    1. Graduate Record Exams (GRE) 
    2. Content Specialty Test (CST) -- check with your admissions counselor as to which version you should take
 
Additional Requirements
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview with faculty on campus
  • All non-US/Canadian transcripts should be accompanied by certified translations. Certified translations can be attained through one of the following agencies: www.wes.org (World Education Services) or www.ece.org (Educational Credential Evaluators).
  • Applicants whose native language is not English must demonstrate the ability to read, write, and understand English by taking a language proficiency exam. Score reports should be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office. Learn more about the TOEFL at www.ets.org/toefl.
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Essay, personal statement and resume can uploaded electronically using your applicant student service center.

Transcripts and letter of recommendations should be mailed to: 

For Buffalo Campus Programs
Medaille College
Adult & Graduate Admissions
18 Agassiz Circle
Buffalo, NY 14214

For Rochester Campus Programs
Medaille College
Adult & Graduate Admissions
1880 S. Winton Rd, Suite 1
Rochester, NY 14618
 

 

Rolling Admission

Medaille College has rolling admissions where acceptances are offered on an ongoing basis until classes are filled. You will be notified of a decision within two weeks of completing the application. To maximize your eligibility for financial aid it is in your best interest to apply early in your application process.

Conversations with the Admissions Team

You may be an online learner but we want to get to know you as an individual, and the best way to do this is for us to sit down and have a conversation. We encourage you to schedule a time to meet with us. Appointments can be arranged Monday through Thursday from 8am to 7pm, Friday from 8am to 5pm and Saturday from 9am to 12noon. These can also be conducted via Skype or phone if you cannot come to Buffalo. Please contact us at (800) 292-1582 to arrange your personal interview and tour.