Students choose SUNY Cortland for their graduate school experience because of the strong reputation we have for excellence in teacher education, physical education, sport management and other fields.
Cortland prepares you for real-world workplace challenges and for learning inside and outside the classroom with faculty who draw on years of professional experience in the fields they teach.
Whether your goal is to advance your current career or to launch a new one, your Cortland degree will put you on the road to success.
To alleviate some of the challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, many SUNY Cortland graduate programs will consider temporary measures to relax some of their admissions requirements.
If you are having difficulty completing any portion of your application or gathering required materials, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We will review your situation with the appropriate academic department and determine how to proceed, while providing a fair and thoughtful process.
Current short-term measures include:
For applicants to the athletic training master's program you may request a waiver if you have difficulty with the following:
All new students must provide evidence that they are fully vaccinated before arriving on campus for the semester. To be considered fully vaccinated, two weeks must have passed since receiving a final COVID-19 vaccine dose.
Incoming students must do one of the following:
SUNY Cortland’s two-year, full-time graduate program in athletic training will enroll its first students in July 2020. It recently earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE).
The athletic training profession eventually will require an advanced degree for new certified athletic trainers, and Cortland joins three other New York state institutions that currently offer an accredited master’s degree in the discipline.
SUNY Cortland offers a Master of Science in Teaching (M.S.T.) in physical education for individuals who do not possess a teaching certificate in physical education.
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