Graduate Catalog 2014-2015
Office of Recruitment and Admissions
Director, Emmanuel Esperance, Jr.
Building 2A, Room 103
Visit our Website: www.csi.cuny.edu/admissions
The College of Staten Island is an excellent choice for graduate students who desire a quality educational experience at an affordable cost, and offers opportunities for students at all stages of their careers. As a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), CSI offers an extensive range of Master of Arts, Science and Education degrees, as well as doctorate degrees in selected areas in conjunction with the CUNY Graduate Center. We also offer a number of graduate level Advanced Certificates. Outstanding faculty, cutting edge technology and curriculum, extensive research opportunities, state-of-art facilities, and personalized attention are just some of the resources available to CSI graduate students.
The college also offers a Clinical Doctoral program in Physical Therapy. Additional Doctoral programs are offered jointly with The City University Graduate School, University Center in, Biology (Nueroscience), Chemistry (Polymer), Computer Science, Nursing and Physics.
You may obtain information about the graduate programs from the:
Office of Recruitment and Admissions
College of Staten Island / CUNY
North Administration Building (2A), Room 103
2800 Victory Boulevard
Staten Island, NY 10314
Apply online at: www.csi.cuny.edu/registrar/onlineforms/graduateapplication.php4.
Applicants for graduate study should have a bachelor's degree or its equivalent from an accredited institution of higher education.
Application: The application for Graduate admission, including the Physical Therapy (DPT), is available at www.csi.cuny.edu/registrar/onlineforms/graduateapplication.php4.
Transcripts: Applicants must request official transcripts from all post-secondary institutions attended. If you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution, have one transcript sent now and
another sent when you complete the courses that you are taking. Applicants who have been enrolled at CSI do not need to request a CSI transcript; the Office of Recruitment and Admissions will
obtain a copy. Applicants who have attended a post-secondary institution outside of the United States should review the guidelines for international applicants prior to requesting transcripts.
Application Fee: A $125.00 non-refundable application fee is required of all applicants. Please make your check or money order payable to the College of Staten Island.
Additional Requirements: Some programs may require an entrance exam, interview, writing sample, letters of recommendation and/or letter of intent. Please refer to the admissions requirement table for a complete list of requirements for each program.
Entrance Exams: Entrance exams are not required for all programs. Please check the admissions requirement table to find out which programs require an exam.
Graduate Record Examination (GRE): The GRE is a requirement for the Master's in Biology, Computer Science, and Environmental Science. For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the GRE website. Our institutional code for the GRE is 2778.
Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT): GMAT is a requirement for the Master's in Accounting and Business Management. For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the GMAT website. Our institutional code for the GMAT is 282KN35
The TOEFL or IELTS exam is a requirement of students for whom English is a second language.
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): Minimum required scores: 550 (Paper), 213 (Computer), or 79-80 (Internet). For the Master's in Accounting, Business Management and Mental Health Counseling Program: 600 (Paper), 250 (Computer), or 100 (Internet). For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit TOEFL website. Our institutional code is 2778.
International English Language Testing System (IELTS): We will only accept the academic exam scores. Minimum required score: 6.5 (overall band). For the Master's in Accounting, Business Management and Mental Health Counseling: 7 (overall band). For additional information or to register for the exam, please visit the IELTS website.
A student who does not fully qualify for matriculation may be admitted as a non-matriculated student. No more than 12 credits may be taken as a non-matriculated student unless the student already holds a master’s degree. Acceptance as a non-matriculated student in no way commits the College to grant matriculation at a later date.
Non-matriculated students who are completing undergraduate coursework to qualify for admission must maintain a minimum GPA of 3.0 to be considered for matriculation.
Students enrolled in another college may enroll as visiting non-matriculated students if they are in good academic standing at their home college and have permission to take courses at CSI. In addition, a selected number of courses in participating programs/departments are available for students who wish to take courses for personal or professional reasons, without intending to pursue a degree. Not all graduate courses are open to non-matriculated students.
For more information, please obtain an “Application for Graduate Non-Matriculated Study for Visiting Students” from the Office of Recruitment and Admissions or download a copy from www.csi.cuny.edu/graduatestudies.
The following doctoral programs are offered jointly with The City University Graduate School: Biology (Nueroscience), Computer Science, Nursing, Physics, and Chemistry.
Application to these Doctoral programs is made directly to the Graduate School and University Center/CUNY, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10016; 212.817.7470; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. The Website address is www.gc.cuny.edu.
Graduate students who do not register for a semester and then decide to return in a subsequent semester, and who have not maintained their matriculated status, must apply for readmission at least 30 days before registration. Requirements for programs may change and students applying for readmission must meet current requirements. Students who have a GPA below 3.0 will need approval from their program coordinator. Readmission is not guaranteed and may be denied in such cases. You can download a graduate readmission form from www.csi.cuny.edu/graduatestudies.
The veterans advisement service is supervised by the Registrar. Assistance is available in interpreting regulations and policies of the Veterans Administration, and educational and financial counseling is offered. The Office of the Veterans Adviser is in the North Administration Building (2A), Room 110.
New York State Public Health Law requires immunization against measles, mumps, and rubella for some students. All students born on or after January 1, 1957, who are enrolling for six or more equated credits must have proof of immunization on file at the College Health Center, Campus Center (1C), Room 112, one week prior to registration. Transfer students must request that their health records be transferred to College of Staten Island. New York State Public Health Law 2167 requires all students to complete and return the meningitis vaccination response form prior to registration. Information and the immunization forms are available at the Health Center and the Registrar’s Office, or you may download a copy from www.csi.cuny.edu/registrar/forms.php4.
This section of the catalog is currently under construction. Please refer to the program section of the catalog for specific program admission requirements.
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