Graduate Commencement student on stage

Welcome to Graduate Studies at Buffalo State!

Buffalo State has a proud tradition of providing graduate degrees since 1945 and currently offers a wide array of over 60 outstanding academic programs.

Our distinctive graduate degrees and certificates provide practical training and skills for advancement in today’s competitive job market. Buffalo State's small class sizes promote productive faculty-student interactions and opportunities for professional and personal mentoring.

Ready to Roar? Take Your Next Steps!

Kevin Miller
Welcome to our vibrant graduate community!
Kevin J. Miller, Ed.D. Director, Graduate Studies

Historically known for our excellent teacher education programs, Buffalo State has become an institution with an ever-growing range of applied graduate programs. From English and history to business management, creativity and change leadership, conflict analysis and resolution, museum studies, and art conservation, to public relations, disaster and emergency management, public administration, higher education and student affairs administration, criminal justice, and speech-language pathology, to data science and analytics, applied economics, applied math, great lakes environmental science, forensic science, industrial technology, and mechanical and manufacturing technology.

Upon matriculation graduate students become members of the Graduate Student Association (GSA). The GSA offers networking opportunities, and financial support for research, scholarly projects, and travel to professional conferences. It also sponsors a Graduate Student Research Fair every May.

The Graduate Studies Office is located in Cleveland Hall 204 and serves as the hub for information about graduate programs. Our welcoming staff is always ready and willing to assist with questions about graduate programs, the application process, admissions, graduate assistantships, or fellowships. We look forward to serving you as a Buffalo State Graduate Student.


Began offering graduate degrees


Graduate students


Part-time graduate students


Full-time graduate students

Graduate Student Association

Graduate Advisory Council


Kevin Miller 
Cleveland Hall 204 
Ext. 3837 

Fiona Beckett 
Garman Art Conservation
Rockwell Hall 230 
Ext. 5025

Atta Ceesay 
Public Administration
Classroom Building B212
Ext. 5019 

Jamie Kim 
Science and Math Complex 221

Saquib Ahmed
Engineering Technology
Technology Building 115
Ext. 6002 

John Earshen (Chair)
Engineering Technology
Technology Building 106
Ext. 4305


Hermen Diaz 
Higher Education Administration
Bacon Hall, 312F 
Ext. 6126 

Keli Caras-York 
Elementary Education, Literacy, Educational Leadership (EELEL)
Bacon Hall 316F 
Ext. 5615 

David Henry
Elementary Education, Literacy, Educational Leadership (EELEL)
Bacon Hall 316D 
Ext. 5619 

Gehan Senthinathan 
Social and Psychological Foundations of Education & Adult Education
Bacon Hall, 312D 
Ext. 6771
Gliset Colón 
Exceptional Education 
Ketchum Hall 206 
Ext. 4639


Kimberly Jackson 
Graduate Studies
Cleveland Hall 204 
Ext. 5602

Name TBD 
Student Representative