Springbrook Scholars

What Degrees Are Offered And Who Qualifies?

Springbrook Scholars have three distinct graduate programs to choose from, with separate qualifying measures:

Master of Science in Education from SUNY Oneonta

To qualify for the MS in Education from SUNY Oneonta, you must be entering into employment (or be a current employee of) the GEMS Program or Golisano Center for Autism, have a Bachelor's in Education, and meet SUNY Oneonta's admission requirements.

Master of Science in Human Development from the University of Rochester

To qualify for the MS in Human Development from the University of Rochester you must have a Bachelor's degree in any field and meet the University of Rochester's admissions requirements.

Program in Applied Behavioral Analysis (ProABA) at the University of Rochester

To qualify for the ProABA Program from the University of Rochester you must hold an MS/MA from a major determined acceptable by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board and meet the University of Rochester's admissions requirements.

How Does the Program Work?

Once accepted into the Springbrook Scholars program, you will choose one of the three graduate degree tracks and begin fulfilling degree requirements while working at Springbrook. Many classes for Springbrook Scholar degrees will be held on Springbrook's Main Campus, with a few SUNY Oneonta courses held on their campus. Semester schedules are planned to allow students to successfully manage work and school. The best part about the program is that Springbrook pays for Springbrook Scholar tuition from each school! As long as you receive passing grades in all courses and keep up the good job at work, we will pay the bill. Keep in mind, though Springbrook will pay the tuition bill, Springbrook Scholars are responsible for the cost of books each semester.

What If You Leave Springbrook?

As a Springbrook Scholar, we are making a considerable investment in you and your future and we would like you to be invested in Springbrook. Upon acceptance into the program, you will be asked to sign an agreement to work at Springbrook for two years following graduation. If you choose to leave Springbrook anytime in those two years, you may be required to repay up to 100% of your tuition. If you decide to leave Springbrook anytime during your graduate studies, you will be financially liable for the tuition payment of the semester in which you are currently enrolled. After leaving Springbrook, if you choose to remain enrolled in your graduate school to complete your degree, you will be responsible for all remaining tuition bills.

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