Brooklyn College

Brooklyn College appears in these rankings:

The 30 Most Beautiful Coastal Colleges

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50 Best Value Colleges for Teaching Degrees

100 Most Affordable Universities in America

With a beautiful campus located on 26 acres of land in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, New York, Brooklyn College utilizes the entire city as its classroom. As an integral component to The City University of New York (CUNY) public university system, BC has attracted students from all walks of life including immigrants and children of immigrants who have all wanted to enhance their lives through an exceptional education. The college offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including an MBA, M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology and M.S. in Childhood Education. Student enrollment has exceeded 17,000; the highest in its 80-year history. In addition to already offering students well-equipped facilities, smart classrooms, studios and practice space, the school is looking to expand the campus by another 10 acres.

Brooklyn College Accreditation and Ranking

Brooklyn College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and follows the exceptional standards established for specific degree programs. Academic programs are registered by the New York State Department of Education and also accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Council on Academic Accreditation of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. Brooklyn College has been proudly identified as one of the top producers of Fulbright Scholars in 2015 by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State and one of the Best and Greenest Colleges in 2014, among many other prestigious acknowledgements.

Brooklyn College Application Requirements

• Prepare online admission application form
• Pay non-refundable $125 application fee
• Submit University of Education accredited institution's official transcripts for bachelor's degree and post-degrees earned.
• Send two letters of recommendation
• Provide a typewritten, two- to three-page essay explaining why you chose one of the three Master of Science program and professional goals, interests and career plans
• Submit a resume or CV highlighting overall achievements in a field related to the professional work and volunteer experience, training and certifications
• Fluent in English – understand, speak, read and write. A TOEFL score report is needed from applicants whose first language is something other than English.
• Pass Graduate Management Admissions Test (GMAT)

Brooklyn College Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition

Graduate tuition for full-time, New York State residents is $4,825 per semester and $405 per credit for part-time; plus a $200 maintenance of matriculation fee. Full- and part-time, non-resident tuition is $745 per credit plus a $325 maintenance of matriculation fee. Additional charges will be required for books and application fee.

Financial Aid

Brooklyn College prides itself on maintaining high standard of academic excellence while keeping the cost of college in check. More than 600 scholarships are awarded each year to both undergraduate and graduate students. Additionally, loans, grants, discounts and other resources are available to assist students in paying for college.

• Outside scholarships
• Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG)
• Federal Grad PLUS loans
• Federal Stafford subsidized loans
• Federal Stafford unsubsidized loans
• Non-Federal Private loans
• Federal Pell grants
• Federal Perkins loans
• Professional Learning Credits
• Military/Yellow Ribbon GI Education Enhancement Program
• Federal Work/Study program
• Employer and association discounts
• Prior Learning Assessment
• Fellowships
• Alliance discounts
• Military discounts
• Tuition deferral plans

Brooklyn College Master of Science in Business Administration

The School of Business offers a business administration degree culminating in a Master of Science degree. With the large number of career paths available, this is one of most popular schools. Students can choose among five different concentration areas, including:

Option 1 – Economic Analysis

This flexible program allows students to explore economics related to public finance and policy, health economics, and international trade. A minimum of 18 credits must be earned through coursework such as economics, finance, health or nutrition sciences.

Option 2 – Global Business

This curriculum focuses on global business and international finance. This concentration requires 18 credits in global business environment, global management and finance, international economics and finance, bargaining and conflict resolution, and international human resource management.

Option 3 – Accounting

This 18-credit specialization does not require an undergraduate degree in accounting. Course requirements do include accounting for management, finance, income tax, business and finance.

Option 4 – General Business

This option is very flexible and may be of interest to those who have previous general business undergraduate experience or degree. Customization of the 33 credits can be done to tailor the program to the students interests.

Option 5 – Business Intelligence and Data Analysis

This program is geared toward students who would like a career in business analytics or applied statistical analysis. This 33-credit concentration requires economics, business and one year of calculus or equivalent course at Brooklyn College.

Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology

School of Humanities and Social Sciences

The MS in Speech-Language Pathology prepares students for a career path that will include providing therapy for patients in hospitals, schools, rehab facilities, community centers and private practice. In addition to the 54 to 66 credits required for graduation, students must pass a written Praxis examination in Speech-Language Pathology and a clinical practicum before eligible to sit for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association exam for certification of clinical competency.

Master of Science in Education: Childhood Education

School of Education

The School of Education prepares students of the Master of Science in Education: Childhood Education degree as teachers for children in first through sixth grade. All applicants must hold a New York State Initial Certificate in Childhood Education (grades 1-6). Concentration areas include liberal arts, mathematics, bilingual education, and science and environmental education. Students are challenged with helping build compassionate communities through understanding in working with New York City's melting pot of citizens and cultures. Learning outcomes include skills in content and methodology, literacy and technology. Graduates will also gain an understanding on how to work closely with children in racially, ethnically and linguistically diverse communities. Degree conferral requires the completion of 30 credit hours.

The MBA, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology and the Master of Science in Education: Childhood Education programs at Brooklyn College all provide graduates with the strong skills needed to seek high-demand opportunities in the field or advance their careers quickly.