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Teaching Reading with Credential

University of San Francisco

24 months
1045 USD/credit 31350 USD/year
1045 USD/credit 31350 USD/year
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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.


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


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 SCH


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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

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

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  • International

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1045 USD per credit during 24 months.
  • National

    31350 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1045 USD per credit during 24 months.

Living costs for San Francisco

2206 - 4119 USD /month
Living costs

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


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