This Master's in Literacy degree is designed for certified teachers who wish to acquire a master’s degree to teach birth to Grade 12 as a literacy coach, reading teacher, or literacy specialist.
Earn a full degree in 12 months: 36 credit hours, online and hybrid classes with a summer practicum.
Our Literacy Birth to Grade 12 Program leads to a Master of Science in Education (MSED) Literacy Education Birth to Grade 12 degree and a recommendation for dual certification in Literacy Education: Birth to Grade 6 AND Secondary Grades 5-12
resulting in the skills needed to teach as, for example, a reading specialist, a literary coach, or as a K-12 literacy certified classroom teacher.
The heart of the program content includes professional field experience, learning to assess and diagnosis reading abilities followed by the SBURC practicum, and opportunities to provide coaching professional development by and for peers and parents alike.
Complete this program in 12 months
This 12-month, 36-credit-hour hybrid or online graduate program
in literacy includes methods and theory knowledge, learning how to teach reading and reading assessment courses, 100 hours of practicum experience in a short 7-week Summer experience while K-12 school is not in session, perfect for the working teacher, and culminating in an online, take-home comprehensive assessment with collective e-folio that is built in steps with guidance over the course of the program.
Working full time and need more time?
For students who need a lighter course load we also offer a two year completion timeline. Program director, Sheri Voss, can assist students with a step-by-step plan to graduation.