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Teaching Reading with Credential

University of San Francisco

M.A.
24 months
Duration
1035 USD/credit
1035 USD/credit
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Tuition fee
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About

The Master of Arts in Teaching Reading with Credential program at University of San Francisco IS Preparing teachers to maximize literacy development for all students.

Overview

The Teaching Reading with Credential program at University of San Francisco prepares K-12 educators as reading professionals who provide expert literacy instruction in their own classrooms, work as reading tutors and literacy support providers, serve as school literacy coaches, and contribute to the larger debate on literacy policy as engaged scholars. 

Graduates with Teaching Reading with Credential from University of San Francisco will be able to:

  • Critically evaluate and apply current research in literacy learning and instruction
  • Select and conduct literacy assessments and interpret results for instructional planning and intervention
  • Plan, enact and monitor formal literacy instruction that recognizes student assets and addresses student needs in 1:1, small group and whole group settings
  • Develop pedagogical and relational strategies for working with dual language learners and students from communities most affected by injustice
  • Gain experience in providing peer coaching and professional development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Fluency and Comprehension for Linguistically Diverse Learners
  • Assessment and Intervention with Struggling Readers
  • Literacy Leadership, Research and Practice 
  • Early Literacy
  • Student Teaching (Multiple Subjects)
  • Reading Language Arts (Intermediate Literacy)
  • Teaching Adolescents
  • Academic Literacy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 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.
2.75

English requirements

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.
92
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have earned their bachelor's and/or masters' degrees from a regionally accredited institution. 
  • Minimum GPA of 2.75
  • Certification of Finances
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency
  • Transcript (Academic Record) from each university or college attended
  • Statement of Purpose
  • Resume or CV
  • Two Letters of Recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1035 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    1035 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1035 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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