Apr 16, 2021  
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog 
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

Literacy Concentration (M.Ed.)

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Literacy Concentration Information

The goal of the Literacy concentration is to help educators better meet the reading/language arts needs of today’s diverse students while simultaneously becoming leaders in their schools, districts, and beyond. Courses in literacy development, instruction, assessment, and intervention, as well as a job-embedded practicum and leadership experiences, provide the foundation that allows teachers to grow into roles such as reading/English language arts specialists and teacher-leaders, literacy coaches, and/or reading interventionists.

Required Courses for the M.Ed. Literacy Concentration (without additional endorsement):

Select at least one of the following courses in literature for children and young adults:

Select at least one of the following courses in specialized instruction for readers who struggle:

The following courses are popular electives for students in Literacy concentration:

Students will select and additional six credits in Literacy Electives in consultation with their advisor and an additional nine credits in General Electives to complete their master’s in education with a concentration in literacy.

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