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


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


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

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Applying for Admission (GRADUATE)

Information, including admissions requirements, program deadlines, and necessary documentation required for the admissions process is available here: http://www.medaille.edu/admissions/how-apply/graduate-admissions. Admission to graduate study is granted by Medaille College upon the recommendation of the Division Head/Program Directors of graduate programs, or in some cases, by a Graduate Admissions Committee. Applicants should see that each undergraduate or graduate institution previously attended sends official transcripts to the attention of Office of Admissions. The transcripts should be received by the Office of Admissions as soon as possible before the time the student expects to enroll. All transcripts become part of the student’s official file and may not be returned.

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Obtain an application: You may request an application by telephoning the Graduate Admissions Office at (716) 880-2568 (or toll-free 1-800-292-1582, ext. 2568), or by emailing AdultGradAdmissions@medaille.edu. You may also apply online at http://www.medaille.edu/admissions/graduate-students.

Submit the application, fee, and the following additional documents:

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership (MAOL)

Master of Science in Accounting (MSA)

  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Resume
  • Essay explaining why the MAOL program at Medaille will help you reach your professional goals
  • Two professional references

Master of Arts in Psychology

  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Resume
  • Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession (educational summary, professional experience, assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities)
  • Two professional references

Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy

  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Resume
  • Personal/professional goal statement with a self-appraisal of qualifications for the profession (Educational summary, professional experience, assessment of knowledge, skills and abilities
  • Three letters of recommendation
  • 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

Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling

  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Professional goal statement: In no more than 3 pages total, write an essay on the following:
    • Your perception of potential success in forming effective and culturally relevant interpersonal relationships in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
    • Your perception of your aptitude and ability to reach the level of demands place upon you in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program
    • Your perception of the relevance of the Clinical Mental Health Program in meeting your career goals.
  • Three (3) professional or academic reference letters with the required reference form.
  • 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

Psy. D. in Clinical Psychology

  • 3 Reference forms (available here: http://www.medaille.edu/sage)
  • Curriculum vitae or Resume
  • Autobiographical Statement
  • Official transcripts from each college or university attended
  • GRE scores sent to Medaille College

Master of Science in Education (all programs)

  • Official Transcripts
    • Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
    • Official high school transcripts
  • Two References
    • Two professional or academic letters of recommendation
    • Letters should demonstrate the applicant’s academic ability, leadership skills, aptitude for graduate study, and relatable traits for working with children.
  • Philosophy of Education
    • Submit a 500 word statement describing your educational goals, philosophy of education, and your reason for choosing Medaille College.
  • Resume
    • Include all professional and volunteer experiences.
  • Graduate Testing Requirements
    • Applicants are required to take ONE of the following exams, MAT, ALST GRE. Score reports should be sent to the Graduate Admissions Office.

Submit transcripts: If you are applying either as a student with graduate credit or as a first-time graduate student, submit official transcripts from all colleges you have previously attended.

Review by the Admissions Committee: Your application will be reviewed and evaluated by the Admissions Committee once you have completed steps 1 through 3. Applications and all supportive credentials become the property of Medaille College and will not be returned to the applicant.

Notification/Acceptance: Medaille College follows a policy of rolling admissions for most programs. You will be notified of your admissions decision within two weeks of having completed the application process. If accepted, you will receive information about orientation, immunization forms, and registering for your courses at that time.

The tuition deposit: To reserve a position in your program of study at Medaille, you will be required to submit an Enrollment Confirmation Form, or pay a $100 tuition deposit. Contact Admissions for the amount due for your specific program. You should submit your deposit within one month of your acceptance. The deposit is non-refundable and will be credited to your first semester’s tuition.  Contact Student Accounts here 1-800-292-1582 (ext. 2235).

Proof of immunization: New York State law requires that any college student born after January 1957 must provide medical proof of immunization for measles, mumps, and rubella prior to enrollment. Contact the Wellness Center for further information. Contact information for the Wellness Center is available here: http://www.medaille.edu/student-services/health. Additionally, all students, regardless of birth date, are required to receive information about the risk of meningococcal disease and the benefit of vaccination. Students are required to read the information and either obtain the meningitis vaccine or sign a waiver refusing the vaccine. Students must submit either proof of vaccination or a signed waiver to the Student Wellness Center prior to enrollment.