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Doctorates
Ed. D. Organizational Leadership, Development and Change.pdf Julia Hood Julia.Hood@lehman.cuny.edu
Doctor of Nursing Practice (BS to DNP) Eleanor Campbell Eleanor.campbell@lehman.cuny.edu
Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-Master’s to DNP) Eleanor Campbell Eleanor.campbell@lehman.cuny.edu
Doctor of Nursing Practice (PNO or FNP to DNP) Eleanor Campbell Eleanor.campbell@lehman.cuny.edu
Advanced Certificates and Extensions
Actuarial Mathematics
Adv. Cert.
Celia Cruz Celia.cruz@lehman.cuny.edu
Bilingual Extension Joye Smith Joye.smith@lehman.cuny.edu
Educational Leadership School District Leader Adv. Cert. Rosa Rivera-McCutchen Rosa.riveramccutchen@lehman.cuny.edu
English Education Adv. Cert. Amanda Gulla
Tiffany Dejaynes

Amanda.gulla@lehman.cuny.edu

Tiffany.dejaynes@lehman.cuny.edu

Geographic Information Science (G.I.S.C.) Adv. Cert. Juliana Maantay Juliana.maantay@lehman.cuny.edu
Health Education Adv. Cert. Lisa Fusco Lisa.fusco@lehman.cuny.edu
Human Rights Education for transformative Justice Adv. Cert. David Fletcher David.fletcher@lehman.cuny.edu
Mathematics Education Adv. Cert. Celia Cruz Celia.cruz@lehman.cuny.edu
Middle and High school Adv. Cert. Wesley Pitts Wesley.pitts@lehman.cuny.edu
Music Adv. Cert. Penny Prince Penny.prince@lehman.cuny.edu
Science Education Adv. Cert. Wesley Pitts
Sunyata Smith
Wesley.pitts@lehman.cuny.edu
Sunyata.smith@lehman.cuny.edu
Social Studies
Adv. Cert.
Daniel Stuckart
Sherry Deckman
Daniel.stuckart@lehman.cuny.edu
Sherry.deckman@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Adolescent Adv. Cert. Meagan Serrano Meagan.serrano@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Childhood Adv. Cert. Meagan Serrano Meagan.serrano@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Early Childhood
Adv. Cert.
Meagan Serrano Meagan.serrano@lehman.cuny.edu
Speech Language Pathology with Bilingual Extension Talita Fortunato-Tavares talita.fortunatotavares@lehman.cuny.edu
T.E.S.O.L. Adv. Cert. Joye Smith Joye.smith@lehman.cuny.edu
Teaching Languages Other than English (LOTE) Adv. Cert. Adam Yuro Adam.yuro@lehman.cuny.edu

Master's Degree

Accounting Linda Tauber Linda.tauber@lehman.cuny.edu
Actuarial Mathematics Celia Cruz Celia.cruz@lehman.cuny.edu
Art Education, Art Teacher, (Pre-K - Grade 12) Janet Skolnik Janet.skolnik@lehman.cuny.edu
Art M.A/M.F. A. Sean McCarthy Sean.McCarthy@lehman.cuny.edu
Biology Stephen Redenti Stephen.redenti@lehman.cuny.edu
Business Finance Shirley Bishop Shirley.bishop@lehman.cuny.edu
Business Human Resources Shirley Bishop Shirley.bishop@lehman.cuny.edu
Childhood Ed. Celestial Wills-Jackson Celestial.wills-jackson@lehman.cuny.edu
Childhood Ed. Bilingual Ext. Celestial Wills-Jackson Celestial.wills-jackson@lehman.cuny.edu
Computer Science Mingxian Zhong Mingxian.zhong@lehman.cuny.edu
Counselor Ed. School Counseling Stuart Chen-Hayes Stuart.chen-hayes@lehman.cuny.edu
Counselor Ed. Clinical Mental Health Counseling Stuart Chen-Hayes Stuart.chen-hayes@lehman.cuny.edu
Early Childhood Ed. Cecilia Espinosa Cecilia.espinosa@lehman.cuny.edu
Early Childhood Ed. Bilingual Ext. Cecilia Espinosa Cecilia.espinosa@lehman.cuny.edu
Educational Leadership School Building Leader Rosa Rivera-McCutchen Rosa.riveramccutchen@lehman.cuny.edu
English Deirdre Pettipiece
Salita Bryant
Deirdre.pettipiece@lehman.cuny.edu
Salita.bryant@lehman.cuny.edu
English Education (Grades 7 - 12) Amanda Gulla
Tiffany Dejaynes
Amanda.gulla@lehman.cuny.edu
Tiffany.dejaynes@lehman.cuny.edu
Geographic Information Science (G.I.S.C.) Juliana Maantay Juliana.maantay@lehman.cuny.edu
Health Education and Promotion M.A. (Online Program) Craig Demmer Craig.demmer@lehman.cuny.edu
Health Education M.S. Ed. Lisa Fusco Lisa.fusco@lehman.cuny.edu
History Amanda Wunder Amanda.wunder@lehman.cuny.edu
Human Performance and Fitness M.S. Bradley Schoenfeld Brad.schoenfeld@lehman.cuny.edu
Liberal Studies Timothy Alborn Timothy.alborn@lehman.cuny.edu
Literacy Studies (Birth - Grade 6) Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio Limor.pinhasi-vittorio@lehman.cuny.edu
Literacy Studies (Grades 5 - 12) Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio Limor.pinhasi-vittorio@lehman.cuny.edu
Literacy Studies Dual Cert. Limor Pinhasi-Vittorio Limor.pinhasi-vittorio@lehman.cuny.edu
Math Education (Grades 5 - 9) Celia Cruz
Rabab Abi-Hanna
Celia.cruz@lehman.cuny.edu
Rabab.abihanna@lehman.cuny.edu
Math Education (Grades 7 - 12) Celia Cruz
Rabab Abi-Hanna
Celia.cruz@lehman.cuny.edu
Rabab.abihanna@lehman.cuny.edu
Math Instruction Celia Cruz Celia.cruz@lehman.cuny.edu
Music Penny Prince Penny.prince@lehman.cuny.edu
Nutrition Lalitha Samuel Lalitha.samuel@lehman.cuny.edu
Organizational Leadership M. S. Janet DeSimone Janet.desimone@lehman.cuny.edu
Pure Math M.A. Brian Wynne Brian.wynne@lehman.cuny.edu
Recreation Education Hyangmi Kim Hyangmi.kim@lehman.cuny.edu
Science Education (Grades 7 - 12) Wesley Pitts
Sunyata Smith
Wesley.pitts@lehman.cuny.edu
Sunyata.smith@lehman.cuny.edu
Social Studies Education (Grades 7 - 12) Daniel Stuckart
Sherry Deckman
Daniel.stuckart@lehman.cuny.edu
Sherry.deckman@lehman.cuny.edu
Social Work Deborah Rubin Deborah.rubin@lehman.cuny.edu
Spanish Literature Juan Jesus Payan Graddirector.spanish@lehman.cuny.edu
Spanish Teaching Adam Yuro Adam.yuro@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Adolescence M.S. Ed. Meagan Serrano Meagan.serrano@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Bilingual Childhood (Dual Cert.) M.S. Ed Lingyu Li lingyu.li1@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Bilingual Childhood M.S. Ed Lingyu Li lingyu.li1@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Bilingual Early Childhood
(Dual Cert.) M.S. Ed
Lingyu Li lingyu.li1@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Bilingual Early Childhood M.S. Ed Lingyu Li lingyu.li1@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Childhood
(Dual Cert.) M.S. Ed
Danielle Magaldi-Dopman Danielle.magaldidopman@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Childhood M.S. Ed. Danielle Magaldi-Dopman Danielle.magaldidopman@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Early Childhood
(Dual Cert.) M.S. Ed
Danielle Magaldi-Dopman Danielle.magaldidopman@lehman.cuny.edu
Special Education Early Childhood M.S. Ed. Danielle Magaldi-Dopman Danielle.magaldidopman@lehman.cuny.edu
Speech Language Pathology Christine Neumayer Christine.neumayer@lehman.cuny.edu
Teaching English to Students of Other Languages T.E.S.O.L. Joye Smith Joye.smith@lehman.cuny.edu

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Schools Fall Spring
Arts and Humanities
Art M.A/M.F.A
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November 15

English
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History
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Music
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Spanish Literature
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Business
Accounting
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Continuing and Professional Studies
Liberal Studies
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Education
Art Education, Art Teacher, (Pre-K - Grade 12)
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November 15

Bilingual Extension
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Childhood Ed.

April 15

No Enrollment

Childhood Ed. Bilingual Ext.

April 15

No Enrollment

Counselor Ed/School Counseling and Bilingual Counselor Education/School Counseling

March 15

No Enrollment

Early Childhood Ed.

April 15

No Enrollment

Early Childhood Ed. Bilingual Ext.

April 15

No Enrollment

Educational Leadership School Building Leader
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No Enrollment

Educational Leadership District Level
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No Enrollment

English Education (Grades 7 - 12)
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Human Rights Education and Transformative Justice Adv. Cert.
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  • Final Deadline: June 15
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): October 15
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Literacy Studies (Birth - Grade 6 & Grades 5 - 12)
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Math Education (Grades 7 - 12)
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  • Final Deadline: June 15
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): October 15
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Organizational Leadership
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): March 15
  • Regular Decision Deadline: April 15
  • Final Deadline: May 15

No Enrollment

Ed. D. Organizational Leadership, Development and Change

March 1

No Enrollment

Science Education (Grades 7 - 12)
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): April 15
  • Regular Decision Deadline: May 15
  • Final Deadline: June 15
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): October 15
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Social Studies Education (Grades 7 - 12)
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Spanish Teaching
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  • Final Deadline: December 15
Special Education Programs M.S.Ed.

April 15

No Enrollment

Special Education Programs Adv. Cert.

April 15

October 15

T.E.S.O.L
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): April 15
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Health Sciences, Human Services, and Nursing
Health Education and Promotion M.A. (Online Program)
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Health Education Adv. Cert.
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Health Education M.S.Ed
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Human Performance and Fitness M.S.
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  • Final Deadline: June 15
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): October 15
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  • Final Deadline: December 15
Doctorate of Nursing
  • April 15

No Enrollment

Nutrition
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No Enrollment

Recreation Education
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  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): October 15
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Social Work

February 15

No Enrollment

Speech Language Pathology
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): January 15
  • Final Deadline: February 1
  • Priority Decision Deadline: October 1
  • Regular Decision Deadline: October 15
  • Final Deadline: November 1
Natural and Social Sciences
Actuarial Mathematics
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Biology
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Computer Science
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Geographic Information Science (G.I.S.C.)
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  • Final Deadline: June 15
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): October 15
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Pure Math M.A.
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  • Final Deadline: June 15
  • Priority Decision Deadline (first look): October 15
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Math Instruction
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Special Programs
Mercy College Programs

April 15

October 15

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