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Applications for the Fall Semester are still being accepted. Classes start August 30th. Applying to graduate school can raise questions, and talking it through with a qualified professional always helps. We are now available to connect through virtual meetings utilizing online chat and video calls. 

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Lauren Kicak MS '18

Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
Phone: 716-888-2109


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Lauren has a bachelors in Childhood Education, a master's in Literacy from SUNY Fredonia, and a master's in Sport Administration from Canisius. She has years of higher education experience in various positions including graduate studies, human resources, and institutional research. 

Programs Represented
Adolescence Education
Bilingual Extension
Differentiated Instruction
Education Technologies
Educational Leadership
Physical Education
Special Education

Mike Seaman MS '17

Senior Graduate
Admissions Counselor 
Phone: 716-888-2207


Mike has a bachelors degree in Sport Management from Niagara University and a master's degree in Sport Administration from Canisius. Prior to his time at Canisius Mike has spent time working in various roles in the sport industry including intercollegiate athletics and minor league baseball.

Programs Represented

Business Analytics
Data Analytics
Professional Accounting
Sport Administration
Sport Product Development



Brandi Banks '13

Senior Graduate Admissions Counselor
Senior Graduate
Admissions Counselor
Phone: 716-888-2543


Brandi has a bachelors degree in Communication Studies from Canisius and a master's degree in Public Communication from Drexel University. Before her time at Canisius, Brandi worked in various roles in the communication and non-profit industries.

Programs Represented

Applied Nutrition
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Health and Human Performance
Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration
Physician Assistant Studies
School Counseling
Western New York Teacher Residency



The Graduate Admissions Office is located on the first floor of Lyons Hall. Visitor parking is available in Lyons Hall Lot 1. Additional parking is available in the Tower Lot. You can contact us by phone: 716-888-2545, toll free 1-800-950-2505, fax: 716-888-3290, or email: