M.Sc. On Campus

Literacy Education

Adelphi University

12 months
1420 USD/credit 42600 USD/year
1420 USD/credit 42600 USD/year
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The importance of the quality of the literacy specialist cannot be overemphasized. We offer a master degree in Literacy Education at the Adelphi University. 


If you’re interested in helping children become proficient readers and writers, we offer a Master of Science in Literacy Education and an advanced certificate track leading to New York State certification in literacy, from birth–grade 6, grade 5–grade 12 or birth–grade 12.

Learn more about this program

Our Literacy Education program at Adelphi University offer an integrated, theoretically grounded view that addresses the needs of students and teachers in diverse communities. We focus on preparing graduate candidates for their careers as classroom teachers, interventional literacy teachers, clinicians, supervisors and coordinators of literacy in school districts who can improve teaching and learning, and who can work with individual students at all levels.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Literacy and Research: Inquiry 
  • The Reading-Writing Connections 
  • Lit in the Middle & Sec Schools 
  • Assessing and Addressing Lit Needs 
  • Practicum in Literacy 
  • Practicum Lab 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Documentation of bachelor’s degree with minimum 3.0 GPA
  • Documentation of master’s degree with minimum of 3.0 GPA for advanced certificate track
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Personal essay (prompt listed on application)
  • All official college transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    42600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    42600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1420 USD per credit during 12 months.


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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