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Literacy Studies (Birth-Grade 6) and Special Education (Birth-Grade 2) or (Grades 1-6)

Hofstra University

24 months
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1454 USD/credit
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About

These dual Literacy Studies (Birth-Grade 6) and Special Education (Birth-Grade 2) or (Grades 1-6) programs at the Hofstra University prepare students to meet the educational requirements for certification, literacy (Birth-Grade 6) and students with disabilities (Birth-Grade 2) or (Grades1-6).

Overview

The programme

  • The Literacy Studies (Birth-Grade 6) and Special Education (Birth-Grade 2) or (Grades 1-6) degree at the Hofstra University provides students with the opportunity to participate in classes that focus on the most current understandings of literacy and special education pedagogical practices.
  •  A universal theme woven into the fabric of all programs in special education is an appreciation of diversity and the understanding that the goal of education is to teach every child so that all children can learn. Graduates of this program will be recommended for the following teaching certificates: Classroom teachers with preparation in literacy (Birth to Grade 6) and students with disabilities (Birth-Grade 2) or (Grades 1-6). 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Bilingual and Biliteracy Learning and Teaching in Multilingual Settings
  • Language, Culture and Identity: Literacy Issues for Teachers and Children
  • Family, Community, and School Literacies: Cultural Perspectives
  • Literacy Learning at Home and in School: Social Contexts of Young Children Learning to Read and Write

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Credits

27 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
53
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA or BS degree, with minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, or its equivalent (e.g., a 3.0 in a completed graduate program). We encourage you to submit all transcripts from your undergraduate work and any graduate work for consideration.
  • Submission of scores on a nationally-normed graduate admission test (GRE or Praxis). Recent SAT/ACT exams may be accepted if verifiable by the test provider.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • Possession of a New York state initial or professional teaching certificate in early childhood or childhood education (See Note (c) below).
  • Interview with faculty members in literacy studies and special education.
  • A written statement of purpose is required for special education.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    1454 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1454 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    1454 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1454 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for Hempstead

1300 - 2834 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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