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HISTORICAL EXCELLENCE IN GRADUATE EDUCATION

The State University of New York at Potsdam is one of 64 campuses of The State University of New York and one of 13 SUNY Arts and Sciences colleges. The College was founded by early settlers in 1816 as St. Lawrence Academy. It continued as Potsdam Normal School in 1867 until 1942 when the College become Potsdam State Teachers College. In 1948, Potsdam became part of SUNY, the largest university system in the United States. Potsdam has a rich history of providing graduate degree programs in many of the disciplines that are at the core of the institution’s strengths. For over 70 years, graduate programs in education, music, and the arts have accelerated student careers by providing focused programs designed for subject matter expertise and differentiated skills for the marketplace. Potsdam Normal School

is SUNY Potsdam 50 st fir e among th e colleges in th es at St d te Uni

St. Lawrence Academy

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SUNY Potsdam Campus

We encourage you to call or schedule a time to visit us by emailing graduate@potsdam.edu or by phone at 315-267-2165


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Coursework at xible for the Potsdam is fle sional and working profes s t of the course families. Mos gs in en the ev are offered in s with nd ke ee w or multiple entry semesters.

THE SUNY POTSDAM DIFFERENCE RIGOROUS

Accredited degree programs preparing you for success by fine-tuning the expertise in your chosen career.

EXPERIENTIAL

Whether performing live, researching uncharted thought, conducting real consulting, or teaching in the classroom, your program offers practical, hands-on experience.

PERSONAL

Access to faculty is our strength. Class sizes range from 8-12 students.

AFFORDABLE

With a shared commitment to your education, the tuition costs, paired with our scholarships and assistantships, facilitates an investment that is less than what you would expect to pay for such highly regarded degrees.

FLEXIBLE

Our programs are dedicated to course schedules that work for you, not require you to work around the schedule. That’s why we offer highly flexible course formats with most courses offered in the evenings, weekends, or online.


GRADUATE PROGRAMS IN POTSDAM EDUCATION Advanced Certificate

PUBLIC HEALTH Master of Science (MS) • Community Health

Master of Science in Education (MSEd)

* Programs are also offered at the Jefferson Higher Education Center at SUNY Jefferson in Watertown, NY.

• Inclusive and Special Education* • Curriculum & Instruction* • Educational Technology Specialist • Literacy Educator* • Literacy Specialist* • Special Education

Our NCATE-Accredited teacher education programs are approved by the State of New York and lead to Initial or Professional Certification.

Master of Science for Teachers (MST)

• Childhood Education* • Adolescence Education (Math, English, Science, Social Studies)

MUSIC Master of Music (MM) • Music Education • Music Performance

MATHEMATICS Master of Arts (MA) • Mathematics

ENGLISH & COMMUNICATION Master of Arts (MA)

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Full and part-t ime options are av ailable in all of Potsd am’s graduate programs

• English & Communication

ORGANIZATIONAL PERFORMANCE & TECHNOLOGY Master of Science (MS)

• Organizational Performance, Leadership & Technology

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The Crane School of Music is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music.


COMMITMENT TO YOUR EXPERIENCE

We think about your graduate experience holistically. Your graduate experience, and the benefits that go along with it extend beyond the walls of the classroom. In addition to supporting your work in the degree program, the Center for Graduate Studies serves as a tremendous resource in crafting an experience that assists you in going beyond for a lifelong career. We view this support as a relationship with each graduate student. As a one-stop-shop, we take your experience seriously from the moment you inquire with us. Examples of our commitment to you come in many ways. Here are a few: • Funding for research or professional engagement endeavors • Scheduling workshops and guest speakers to compliment your academic work • Providing networking opportunities with classmates and the community Potsdam is truly

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uate Average grad student class size ratio is approximately 1:10

dedicated to providing a memorable experience at the graduate level. Networking with classmates, attending specialized events, and partnering with the Center for Graduate Studies on shaping my experience goes above and beyond what I expected when I applied to Potsdam. Positively amazing! Joseph Heindl‘15 Curriculum and Instruction


YOUR INVESTMENT TUITION RATES* Full-Time** • NYS Residents $5,435 • Out of State/International $11,105 Part-Time (less than 12 credits per semester) • NYS Residents………$453/credit hour • Out of State/International….$925/credit hour *Tuition rates are subject to change on an annual basis. View the College’s website for the most accurate information which includes student fees and other potential miscellaneous expenses **Note that financial aid packages are based upon 12 credit hours, however academic full-time is 9 hours. A minimum of 6 hours per semester is required for federal financial aid eligibility SCHOLARSHIP AND FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS There are many ways by which SUNY Potsdam assists students in paying for college. Below are some examples of options available to you. • Institutional Scholarships (merit-based, given in the first two semesters of study) • Over 20 full and partial Graduate Assistantships • Scholarships provided by alumni and friends of Potsdam • Graduate Opportunity Program and the Graduate Diversity Fellowship • The college is committed to the support of our nation’s military by facilitating funding benefits that are available • Payment plan options available through the office of Student Accounts

Visit www.potsdam.edu/graduate to learn more about programs and application requirements


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Start your application today! Visit www.potsdam.edu/graduateapplication

Center for Graduate Studies 206 Raymond Hall Potsdam, NY 13676 (800) 458-1142 or (315) 267-2165 graduate@potsdam.edu

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