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Literacy Specialist (Birth-Grade 12)

Buffalo State SUNY

12 months
Duration
23100 USD/year
23100 USD/year
11310 USD/year
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About

The Literacy Specialist (Birth-Grade 12) Department at Buffalo State SUNY offers this program leading to New York State certification as a literacy specialist.

Overview

This Literacy Specialist (Birth-Grade 12) program at Buffalo State SUNY prepares professional literacy specialists to provide instruction for students with reading or writing difficulties. Graduates of this program also will be able to serve as effective resources and leaders for school-wide literacy curriculum and instruction.

Learning outcomes

All applicants for Professional Certification in New York State must show evidence of completing the required seminar in Harassment, Bullying, Cyberbullying, and Discrimination in Schools: Prevention and Intervention (DASA Training).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Theory, Research, and Practice in Literacy Instruction
  • Teaching Writing: B-12 or Literacy Instruction in the Upper Grades
  • Literacy Instruction for Linguistically Diverse Students
  • Literacy Instruction in the Upper Grades
  • Literacy in the Primary Grades or Developing Literacy through Literature
  • Developing Literacy through Literature
  • Literacy Assessment and Evaluation
  • Teaching Strategies for Students with Reading Difficulties
  • Literacy Leadership
  • Clinical Practicum
  • Literacy Theory and Research
  • Seminar in Reading

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 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).
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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.
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Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

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).
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Start practicing IELTS today!
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.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of passport
  • Personal Essay (FSA-2)
  • Financial Statement (FSA-4)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • Official TOEFL, IELTS, iTEP, or PTE Academic score report (unless English is the official language of your home country and English was your language of instruction)
  • Tuition Fee

    To alway see correct tuition fees
    • International

      23100 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
    • National

      23100 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 11550 USD per semester during 12 months.
    • In-State

      11310 USD/year
      Tuition Fee
      Based on the tuition of 5655 USD per semester during 12 months.

    Living costs for Buffalo

    920 - 1560 USD /month
    Living costs

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

    Funding

    Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

    Due for update

    Updated over a year ago

    Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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