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Reading and Literacy, M.Ed.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
, WA,
City University of Seattle offers a performance-based Master of Education (MEd) in Reading and Literacy for teachers who want to earn both a master’s degree and a reading endorsement in Washington State.

About

Our program ensures comprehensive mastery of general teaching knowledge such as current research standards; diversity and global learning; faculty collaboration and community inclusion, and top-tier instruction in the following areas:

  • Language acquisition
  • Literacy assessment
  • Reading and writing core implementation
  • Literacy program administration

Programme Structure

For the Capstone project, candidates complete a full Action Research Cycle in which candidates integrate research-based process, methodology, and evidence-based decision making into their own professional practice.  The focus is on validity and alignment of theoretical foundations with intervention and assessment methodologies.  Emphasis is placed on the inclusion of: a research proposal; problem statement; rationale; objectives and/or hypothesis; review of literature; implementation strategies; data collection; findings; measurement of change and conclusion.  Candidates demonstrate their ability to meet standards set for knowledge, skills and performance in a professional workforce setting.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    39 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    87

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

    Schedule TOEFL®
  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS

Academic Requirements

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree or equivalent from an accredited or otherwise recognized institution
  • Complete an online application
  • If you cannot complete the online application, then you may send a physical application form by mail to Admissions at City University of Seattle 521 Wall Street, Suite 100, Seattle, WA 98121. Both applications include a $50.00 application fee.
  • After your application is processed, you must obtain and send all your transcripts from other institutions to CityU.

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    838 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 838 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    510 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 510 USD per credit and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Seattle

  • 1480 - 2580 USD/month
    Living Costs

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

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