The Literacy program at the University of Nebraska Omaha focuses on literacy pedagogy. During the program candidates will expand their knowledge in the following areas:
- Ability to apply research in reading and writing to teaching
- Skills for working with struggling readers and writers in PK-12 settings
- Leadership skills to work with students and their teachers in literacy
- Understanding components of students’ diversity as readers and writers
- Using various types of literature to increase students’ skills as readers and writers
- Theories, Models, and Practices of Literacy
- Principles and Practices for Teaching Readers
- Assessments and Interventions - Elementary
- Assessment and Intervention - Secondary
- Teaching the Language Arts
- Children's Literature and Education
- 12 months
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- A minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 scale).
- A valid teaching certificate or statement of interest in/evidence of work or research with children, youth, or adults in teaching and learning environments.
- UNO College of Education's "Personal and Professional Fitness" form
- International students who do not expect to teach in the US may be eligible for admission.
- Applicants are required to have a command of oral and written English.
- Complete an application & upload requirements.
- A non-refundable application fee of $50.00 (U.S. dollars) is required.
- Submit official transcripts and test scores.
- Submit financial requirements for I-20 processing.
- Submit final degree evaluation.
International16374 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
National16374 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16374 USD per year during 12 months.
In-State7752 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 7752 USD per year during 12 months.
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