Manhattan College to Hold Open House for Graduate and Post Graduate Education Programs

Manhattan College will host an Open House for its Graduate Education programs on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the College’s O’Malley Library, Alumni Room (1st floor).

Manhattan College will host an Open House for its Graduate Education programs on Wednesday, May 12, 2010 from 4 to 6 p.m. in the College’s O’Malley Library, Alumni Room (1st floor).

Manhattan College recently announced a tuition assisted Master of Science Degree Program in Special Education – Childhood with opportunity for a Bilingual Education Extension/Certificate.  This program is open to teachers in the New York City Department of Education Districts 10, 11 and 12, Yonkers Public Schools and Archdiocese Non Public Schools.  This program targets teachers interested in increasing their knowledge and skills for working with the “at risk” and special education students.   Preference will be given to teachers in Corrective Action Schools, as well as teachers who are teaching out of their certification area.  Minorities are encouraged to apply as well as those teachers who have minimal background in special education.   This graduate degree program meets the requirements for a master’s degree in a related area for general education teachers holding provisional/initial NYS teaching certification.
 
Candidates must meet the academic requirements for admission into the Manhattan College Graduate Education Program.  Transcript analysis will be available.  Applications are being accepted for the Summer 2010 academic semester. 
 
Individuals not currently teaching in New York City who are interested in obtaining a 15 credit Bilingual Certificate or Special Education Masters Degree with a Bilingual Extension are also encouraged to attend the Open House.  Eligibility and requirements for the New York City tuition supported Bilingual Scholarship will be discussed.  There will opportunity for transcript analysis.
 
The following programs are also available on the graduate and post graduate levels:
 
Master of Arts: Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling
Master of Science: Special Education, School Building Leadership, Dual Special and General Education
Professional Diploma: School Building Leadership, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Consultant Teacher, Counseling.
For further information, please contact Dr. Elizabeth Kosky or Kay O’Connor at (718) 862-7969 or 718 862-7418 or elizabeth.kosky@manhattan.edu.