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Literacy Studies (Reading/Language Arts Emphasis)

Grand Valley State University

12 months
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735 USD/credit 24255 USD/year
735 USD/credit 24255 USD/year
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The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Literacy Studies (Reading/Language Arts Emphasis)  at Grand Valley State University offers elementary and secondary teachers the opportunity to enhance classroom instruction through effective literacy practices. 

Overview

Each of the three Literacy Studies (Reading/Language Arts Emphasis) program at Grand Valley State University  areas can also be completed fully online. The Online Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Literacy Studies was selected as one of the U.S. News & World Report Best Online Graduate Education Programs for 2016.

The M.Ed. in Literacy Studies program is a minimum of 33 credits. With two campuses, Grand Rapids and Detroit, the program offers various options for course delivery:
  • The Hybrid program combines face-to-face classroom lessons with online assignments.
  • The fully-Online program provides the option to complete course online for the M.Ed.

Program Features

  • Faculty with Pre-K through high school classroom experience
  • Instruction focused on school contexts
  • Flexible course offerings including hybrid and online options
  • Vibrant learning community
  • Nationally accredited

Accreditation

The program is accredited by the International Literacy Association. 

Programme Structure

Courses Included:
  • Literacy Strategies for Content Areas
  • Curriculum & Materials for Language Arts
  • Children's Literature
  • Teaching Writing
  • Reading Teacher Practicum
  • Reading Specialist Practicum
  • Developmental Literacy for Children
  • Literature for Adolescents
  • Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • Reading Teacher Practicum
  • Developmental Literacy for Children
  • Reading Specialist Practicum

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 alternative credits

33-36

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
144 (verbal)
138 (quantitative)
3.5 (analytical)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application Materials: Graduate application, application fee, official transcripts from all previous colleges or universities attended, and copies of teaching/administrative certificates if required for program admission or approved waiver;
  • Recommendations: Three professional or academic recommendations on COE recommendation forms, addressing the candidate’s potential for graduate study;
  • Grade Point Average: Grade point average of 3.0 or better for the last 60 credits of undergraduate work taken from a regionally accredited institution; or
  • Previous Master’s Degree: A prior master’s degree from a regionally accredited institution will be accepted in lieu of the minimum grade point average.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    24255 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 735 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Allendale

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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