Open House.
Students at a seminar.

Our open house is an opportunity for you to learn about our master's degrees and advanced certificate programs, the admission and financial aid process, and the overall student experience.

Open House

Did you miss our open house?

Thank you to all of you who attended our fall 2019 open house on Saturday, Oct. 26.

Stay tuned for details about our upcoming fall open house event.

In the meantime...
    •  Explore our programs
    •  Attend an information session
    •  Visit the campus
    •  Contact a member of our admission team (gseinfo@buffalo.edu or 716-645-2110)

Date: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2019
Time: Check-in at 10:30 a.m.  |  Event begins at 11 a.m.
Location: Baldy Hall, UB North Campus (map)

Event Schedule

10:30 to 11 a.m. Check-in begins in the lobby of Baldy Hall
10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Resource fair
11 to 11:15 a.m. Welcome session
11:15 to 11:45 a.m. The Graduate Admission and Financial Aid Process
12 to 1 p.m. Academic breakouts sessions

PRE-2018 CONTENT (ARCHIVE) . . . .

At this event, you will also be able to interact with administrators, receive information on what you need to apply to our programs, and get welcomed to our community

We suggest you plan to be available for 1-2 hours as this will allow you time to participate in multiple sessions that interest you.

We look forward to getting to know you and helping you determine your next steps in regards to graduate school.   

Panel Sessions

Careers in the Information World

Panel Session
5:00 – 6:00 p.m., 145 F Student Union

Join us for a panel session on careers in the information world that includes participation from Library and Information Studies faculty, current students and alumni of the program.

This panel session is designed for those interested in a career in the information world. Information professionals connect people with information using traditional and innovative technologies. The Master of Library Science program provides future and current professionals with the skills necessary to bridge the gap between people and information. Our graduates apply their Information Science perspective, knowledge, and skills to system design and service design, geared toward a variety of diverse populations, cultures and context.

Becoming a Teacher in New York State

Presentation & Discussion
5:00 – 5:30 p.m., 145 A Student Union

Are you interested in becoming a K-12 teacher in New York? The Assistant Dean for Teacher Education and the Assistant Director for Certification and Accountability will provide information on the programs that lead to NYS certification through UB’s Graduate School of Education. You will learn about program requirements, field experience and student teaching components.

The Graduate School of Education offers the following Certification Areas:

  • Early Childhood, Birth - Grade 2 (with or without Bilingual Extension)
  • Childhood, Grades 1 - 6 (with or without Bilingual extension)
  • Early Childhood and Childhood, Birth - Grade 2 and Grades 1 - 6
  • Adolescence, Grades 7 - 12 (with or without grades 5 - 6 extension, or grades 1-6 extension for Languages other than English):
    • English Language Arts
    • Languages other than English (Chinese, French, Latin, Spanish)
    • Mathematics
    • Sciences (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics)
    • Social Studies
  • All Grades:
    • English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)
    • Music

Conversations with Current Teacher Education Students and Alumni

Discussion
5:30 – 6:00 p.m., 145 A Student Union

Join us for a discussion with current students and alumni of the teacher education program. This session will allow you to speak with students and alumni to get more detail on coursework, work load, faculty, student teaching experiences, transitioning to a full time teaching position, work life balance, and more.

Careers in Higher Education & Student Affairs

Panel Session with Faculty
5:00 – 5:30 p.m., 145 D Student Union

Join us for a conversation with faculty from UB’s Higher Education Administration programs. This session will cover both the 36-credit Higher Education Administration program, and 45-credit program that includes the concentration in Student Affairs. Learn about curriculum, GA opportunities, and differences between both programs, all of which will help you pick the one that offers the best fit for you. If you are thinking about working in a college setting and want more information, this session is perfect for you!

Conversations with Current Higher Education Admin Students & Alumni

Discussion
5:30 – 6:00 p.m, 145 D Student Union

Join us for a discussion with current students and alumni of the higher education and student affairs program(s). This session will allow you to speak with students and alumni to get more detail on coursework, work load, faculty, practical/GA experiences, professional development, work life balance, and more.

Careers in Counseling

Panel Session with Faculty
5:30 – 6:00 p.m., 145 C Student Union

How do you want to help people?
What population of individuals do you want to work with?
Master’s or PhD program?

Come to our “Careers in Counseling” panel to answer these questions and more!
Our professional programs are accredited by national or state agencies and our graduates may become licensed psychologists or mental health counselors or certified school or rehabilitation counselors.

Come to this session to hear faculty describe the differences between our many counseling and psychology-related programs, to help you figure out which program is the best fit for you.

Our graduates find professional employment in public schools, in colleges and universities as members of the faculty or counseling center staff, and in private industry, government agencies, community social services agencies, and hospitals.

Conversations with Current Counseling Students & Alumni

Discussion
6:00 – 6:30 p.m., 145 C Student Union

Join us for a discussion with current students and alumni of a variety of our counseling and psychology programs. This session will allow you to speak with students and alumni to get more detail on coursework, work load, faculty, practical and internship experiences, transitioning to a full time counseling position, work life balance, and more.

Financing your Graduate Education

Presentation
5:00 – 5:30 p.m., 145 C Student Union

Not sure how you can make your graduate degree work financially? Come to this session, led by a member of UB’s Financial Aid office, who will explain the graduate school financial aid process. Additionally, we will discuss scholarship, grant, assistantship, and other funding opportunities available through the Graduate School of Education.