Master’s Application Checklist

Application Deadlines
Spring: January 15
Summer: June 15th
Fall: September 30th

Please note: Classes are online through the end of Fall 2021. 

1. Complete Online Application (Fill out the form below for access)

2. Official Transcripts
Applicants are required to submit official transcripts from all previously attended schools either electronically or in sealed envelopes.  Applicants who have taken courses or earned a degree from a foreign institution are required to submit an official transcript evaluation from World Education Services (WES) or Globe Language Services.

3. Two Letters of Recommendation 
Two (2) letters of recommendation – one professional and one academic are preferred.  Letters of recommendation can be uploaded directly to your online application or e-mailed to

4. Writing Assessment
Once you have submitted the online application, you will receive an e-mail from CMSV’s Graduate Studies office with a writing assessment that should be completed and e-mailed to

5. Resume / CV 

6. Standardized Test Scores – CMSV’s School Code is 2088
* This requirement is now deferred until the end of your first semester. You may begin the program without completing the test, but you must complete it by the end of your fall semester.

As per NYSDOE law, all applicants must take either the GRE or MAT exam. Test scores must be less than five (5) years old.  If you are accepted into the program and begin taking classes with one of our cohorts, we will pay for the test (details here).  To register for the one of these exams, please click the links below:

GRE General Test –

MAT (Miller Analogies Test) –

If you have questions about the status of your application, please contact
Chris Avery at or by phone at (718) 923-9333, ext. 836.

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