M.Sc. On Campus

Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 12)

Binghamton University

12 months
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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The Department of Teaching, Learning and Educational Leadership (TLEL) at Binghamton University offers a rigorous advanced certification literacy Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 12) program that culminates in a Master of Science in Education (MSEd) degree.


This program provides broad academic study and supervised field experiences in literacy education for certified teachers who are prepared to assume leadership roles as competent and qualified literacy instructors, specialists and consultants.

The program follows the International Reading Association's Guidelines for the Specialized Preparation of Reading Professionals and guidelines established by the New York State Commissioner of Education. Integrally woven into the program are understandings of critical literacy, multiculturalism and diversity in relation to race, ethnicity, gender, culture, language, socio-economic background, learning style and ability.

Internships, research opportunities and more

The Literacy Education (Birth-Grade 12) program at Binghamton University boasts strong content speciality as well as diverse student and faculty backgrounds. Faculty advisors and office staff are always available to assist students in tailoring their course of study and field placements. Students are encouraged to take advantage of a well-established network of alumni and professional connections that will help with student teaching and field visits and placement. There are urban, suburban and rural schools in close proximity where student teaching opportunities are available.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Early Lang & Emerg Ltrc
  • Lang Acq & Lit Instr for ELL
  • Curr Resch, Theory & Pedagogy
  • Inst Methods Tchg RNDG & WRTNG
  • Texts, Tools, and Culture
  • Disciplinary Literacy
  • Admn, Org & Supvr of LTRC Prog

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


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Academic requirements

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GRE admission requirements GRE®

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online graduate degree application with graduate degree application fee
  • Transcripts from each college or university that you have attended
  • Personal statement
  • Please see the TLEL Admissions website for additional information about the personal statement.
  • Résumé or curriculum vitae
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • The department will accept additional letters of recommendation.
  • Teaching certification
  • Official GRE scores
  • Any program-specific materials

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    23100 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23100 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11310 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11310 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Binghamton

910 - 1984 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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