Graduate Studies at CSI
The College of Staten Island is a senior college of The City University of New York
STATEN ISLAND, NY
The College of Staten Island is a senior college of The City University of New York. The Master's degree is awarded in selected fields of study: Biology (MS); Business Management (MS); Cinema and Media Studies (MA); Computer Science (MS); Education: Childhood (Elementary) Education (MSEd); Adolescence (Secondary) Education (MSEd); Special Education (MSEd); English (MA); Environmental Science (MS); History (MA); Liberal Studies (MA); Neuroscience, Mental Retardation, and Developmental Disabilities (MS); Nursing: Adult Health Nursing (MS) and Gerontological Nursing (MS); and Physical Therapy (BS/MS).
The Post-Master's Advanced Certificates are awarded in Leadership in Education, Adult Health Nursing, and Gerontological Nursing. The Doctoral program in Polymer Chemistry is offered jointly with the City University Graduate School and University Center and Brooklyn College . The College also participates in the City University Doctoral programs in Biology (Neuroscience), Computer Science, Psychology (Learning Processes), and Physics. The academic year follows a two-semester pattern, with a separate summer session. Classes are scheduled days, evenings, and weekends.
The College of Staten Island of The City University of New York was founded in 1976 through the union of two existing colleges — Staten Island Community College and Richmond College . Staten Island Community College , the first community college in the University, opened in 1955. Richmond College , an upper-division college offering undergraduate and graduate degrees to students who had successfully completed the first two years of college study elsewhere, was founded in 1965. The merger of these two colleges resulted in the only public four-year institution of higher learning on Staten Island.
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The Campus - Completed in 1994, the 204-acre campus of CSI/CUNY is the largest site for a college in New York City . Set in a park-like landscape, the campus is centrally located on the Island.