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Literacy Studies - TESOL and Reading

Arcadia University

12 months
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780 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
780 USD/credit 23400 USD/year
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About

Literacy Studies - TESOL and Reading program of Arcadia University explores literacy in educational and institutional contexts. The issues of literacy in the PK-12 classroom and the relationship of literacy to social mobility and globalization will be explored.

Overview

Literacy Studies - TESOL and Reading program of Arcadia University leads to PA Teacher Certification in Reading Specialist PK-12 certification and English as a Second Language  PK-12 program specialist certification.

Key facts:

You can complete the program part- or full-time, with evening classes offered 4:30-10 p.m. Monday through Friday during each 14-16 week semester. There are also a few online courses. Simply choose how many courses you'd like to register for each semester with the help of your academic adviser.

Full-time status for graduate students is nine or more credit hours per semester. Most students register for at least two courses a semester, allowing them to complete a master's degree and/or teacher certification within 18 to 24 months.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Language, Diversity and Schooling
  • Reading Specialist Professional 
  • Literature for Children 
  • Assessment, Analysis and Instruction in Reading and Writing
  • Teaching Multilingual and Multicultural Literacies 
  • Multilingual and Multicultural Assessments

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A graduate application, including personal statements
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a recommended GPA of 3.0 or better. 
  • Students holding a B.A. or B.S. degree in Education who are seeking an initial teaching certification (Instructional I) must submit passing scores from a provider of one of the approved basic skills assessment tests: PAPA, CORE, SAT or ACT. 
  • One official transcript from each college, university or professional school attended. 
  • Two letters of recommendation. The letters must be of a professional, not personal nature.
  • Applicants for Pennsylvania Teacher Certification Programs must submit current clearances for Child Abuse, Criminal Background Check and FBI Fingerprinting. 
    • International applicants should visit www.arcadia.edu/international for detailed information on admission requirements and application procedures. 
    • In addition to the general admission requirements, students must have a portfolio review. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    23400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 780 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Glenside

1000 - 1500 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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