Master in Education - Literacy

General

Program Description

This program provides the knowledge and skills needed for students to meet the literacy challenges of the 21st century. Teachers must be knowledgeable about literacy development as it is crucial to children’s academic achievement from early childhood through high school. Current research also recognizes the importance of leadership in literacy.

The literacy program provides the academic requirements for an M.S.Ed. in Literacy degree for initially certified educational professionals. Graduates are empowered to be strong classroom teachers and are qualified to hold positions as literacy specialists, coaches, and consultants at building or district levels from preschool through adolescence.

Degree Earned

Total Number of Credits

Program

Certification

M.S.Ed

45
36
36

  • Literacy, Birth-Grade 6 and Grades 5 -12
  • Literacy, Birth-Grade 6
  • Literacy, Grades 5 – 12
  • Literacy, Birth-Grade 6 and Grades 5 -12
  • Literacy, Birth-Grade 6
  • Literacy, Grades 5 – 12
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What can you do with this degree?

Graduates of the Literacy Education Master’s Degree program in Buffalo have gone on to careers as:
  • Empowered Classroom Teachers
  • Literacy Specialists
  • Instructional Coaches
  • Literacy Consultants

Program format

Hybrid
  • Students attend classes one to two evenings each week.
  • Complete your degree in just four or five semesters.
  • Practica occur after school hours during fall and spring or in the morning during the summer.
  • Fall and summer start.

Certification areas

  • Literacy Birth-Grade 6 and Grades 5 - 12
  • Literacy Birth-Grade 6
  • Literacy Grades 5 - 12

Medaille fits your life

At Medaille College, we understand the challenges of being a working adult with high career aspirations. That’s why Medaille’s Adult & Graduate programs are designed specifically to fit your already busy schedule. With Medaille, you can earn your degree and still have time for work and family. Medaille College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

  • Personalized support.
  • Guaranteed classes.
  • Collaborative learning environment.
  • Financial aid and scholarships are available.
Last updated Nov 2019

About the School

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering und ... Read More

Medaille College is a private, nonsectarian four-year college with campuses in Buffalo, Rochester and online. Medaille focuses on your success as a student and as a future professional by offering undergraduate and graduate degree programs in hands-on, practitioner-based learning environments on campus and in the Western New York community. Read less
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