A graduate degree from Canisius University takes you further. The Office of Graduate Admissions can help you get there. The graduate student experience at Canisius is built around you, and it starts with the admissions process. Once you get in touch, you’ll be matched with a personal graduate admissions counselor who specializes in your area of interest, so you'll get all of the relevant information that you need and the one-on-one attention that you deserve.
Follow our program categories below to find the program that's right for you. Benefit from Canisius' 3 major accreditations and vast network of over 40,000 alumni.
Becoming a Teacher
- Bilingual Education Extension (online)
- Differentiated Instruction
- Educational Leadership and Supervision (SBL, SDL, SDBL)
- Instructional Technologies and Curriculum Design (online)
- Literacy Education (online)
- Physical Education (online)
- Special Education (Advanced) (online)
- Teaching Students with Disabilities
- Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) (online)
Higher Education Administration
Informal Education and Interpretation
- Completed Application
- Copies of Transcripts
- Personal Statement
Additional requirements such as recommendation letters vary by program.
Term Start Dates
- Fall: August 28
- Spring: January 16
When is the deadline to apply?
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis with the exception of some programs. Check the program page for deadlines.
How much is tuition?
Follow this link for a detailed breakdown of tuition and fees.
How do I submit transcripts?
You can upload copies to your application or send by email, mail, or fax to our office.
Where can I find my program code required for the NYS TEACH Website?
Instructions on how to obtain your program code, and more information about applying for your certification or advanced certificate through NYSED can be found here.
Graduate Admissions Office
2001 Main Street
Buffalo, NY 14208-1098
Toll Free 1-800-950-2505
Regular Office Hours:
Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00PM