12 months
Duration
29506 USD/year
29506 USD/year
15318 USD/year
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About

The Master of Education degree in Literacy offered by Winthrop University is designed to prepare the certified classroom teacher for literacy teaching and/or literacy coaching. Graduates of this program will meet South Carolina course requirements for certification as a literacy teacher and/or literacy coach.

Overview

Graduates of this Literacy program will meet South Carolina course requirements for certification as a literacy teacher and/or literacy coach.

To receive state certification as a literacy teacher, two years of successful teaching experience are required. To receive state certification as a literacy coach, five years of successful teaching experience are required. 

Candidates who complete the program without teaching experience will not receive certification in either area until they can document successful teaching experience as outlined in numbers 1 and 2 above. 

Mission Statement

Winthrop University provides personalized and challenging undergraduate, graduate, and continuing professional education programs of national caliber within a context dedicated to public service to the nation and to the State of South Carolina. Winthrop's longtime commitment to be among the very best institutions of its kind in the nation continually guides the mission of the university.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Educational Research, Design and Analysis
  • Literacy Foundations
  • Literacy for Learners with Limited English Proficiency and/or Other Diverse Needs
  • Literacy Strategies for Struggling Learners

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 alternative credits

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 online Graduate School application and non-refundable application fee;
  • Submit a copy of your current South Carolina Department of Education Class III Professional Certificate or the equivalent from another state. This should be uploaded in your online application;
  • Submit official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate coursework. Official transcripts should be sent directly to Winthrop University from the issuing institution(s);
  • Present two letters of recommendation from professional references that relate to your professional goals. In the online application you will be required to provide the names and email addresses of two individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation. These two people will then receive an email instructing them to upload the letter into our online application system. It's a good idea to talk with these individuals ahead of time so they will be expecting the email when they receive it.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    29506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14753 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • National

    29506 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14753 USD per semester during 12 months.
  • In-State

    15318 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7659 USD per semester during 12 months.

Living costs for Rock Hill

1024 - 1781 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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