12 months
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1345 USD/credit 44385 USD/year
1345 USD/credit 44385 USD/year
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About

The programs at St. John's University with a specialization in Teaching Literacy B-6, Teaching Literacy 5-12 and Teaching Literacy B-12 give the initially certified teacher the skills to teach reading, writing, and related language arts to students from early childhood to high school levels.  

Overview

Both prospective and practicing teachers acquire the skills to become reading specialists, capable of diagnosing and assisting children and adults in overcoming their literacy-related problems. All coursework reflects New York State Regulations and the 2010 International Reading Association Standards.

Career Outcomes

The Teaching Literacy programs at St. John's University enable teachers to develop a repertoire of literacy strategies that enhance teaching and learning in general education, special education, resource room, and English-language learning environments. If you already have a master’s degree in these areas, the literacy strategies you learn will improve your ability to teach a diverse population of students.

Applicants will acquire the skills to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of literacy instruction.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of theories of literacy development including emergent literacy, early oral language development, and the relationship of oral to written language.
  • Identify and describe theories and models for teaching students with exceptionalities, diverse learners, and at-risk student.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language Acquisition and Literacy Development for General Education and (ELLs) English Language Learners  K-12
  • Approaches, Materials, and Performance Evaluation in Literacy Development K-12
  • Language Acquisition and Literacy Development for General Education and (ELLs) English Language Learners  K-12
  • Approaches, Materials, and Performance Evaluation in Literacy Development K-12
  •  Language Acquisition and Literacy Development for General Education and ELLs K-12
  • Approaches, Materials, and Performance Evaluation in Literacy Development K-12

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

33 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required
GMAT admission requirements GMAT
Required

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Submit Application.
  • Statement of Goals (300-350 Words) 
  • Satisfactory Grade Point Average (3.0 - 3.5 depending on program).
  • Official Transcripts from ALL colleges and universities attended.
  • Copy of Certification (If you presently possess New York State Initial or Professional Teaching Certification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    44385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    44385 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1345 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 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.

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