Literacy with K-12 Reading Endorsement

Concordia University, St. Paul

12 months
395 USD/credit
395 USD/credit
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The Master of Arts in Literacy with K-12 Reading Endorsement from Concordia University, St. Paul is designed to prepare teachers to meet the learning needs of today’s K-12 students.


Emphasis is placed on literacy development. This Literacy with K-12 Reading Endorsement program at Concordia University, St. Paul is for Individuals who hold a valid Minnesota teaching license and who wish to further develop their skills in literacy and methods.

At completion of the program you will earn a Master of Arts in Education in Literacy with K-12 Reading Endorsement.

The program prepares licensed educators to be experts in classroom instruction, assessment of student learning, and reading specialists. Particular attention is focused on helping teachers integrate and apply national, state, and local academic standards into relevant and significant classroom experiences designed to increase student achievement for all students.

Responsive to Career planning needs

  • CSP’s Office of Career Development provides many resources to support students and alumni with their career goals, including help with employment and graduate school research, resumes, networking, and interview skills.
  • Our integrated career development plan meets you where you are and provides you with tools and strategies to support you in achieving your current and future career goals.
  • Find an internship or network with employers through Concordia’s vast base of local partners.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Curriculum and Instruction in Literacy
  • Foundations of Literacy 
  • Literacy Strategies for Grades K-6 
  • Literacy Strategies for Grades 7-12
  • Assessment, Evaluation, and Supervision in Literacy Programs 
  • Writing Across the Content Areas

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines




30 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online Application: Create an account and submit our online application. Once submitted, you can follow your application process through the application portal.
  • Official College Transcripts: Submit official transcripts from an accreditor that is recognized by the US Department of Education stating the conferral of the Bachelor’s degree or higher with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 based on a 4.0 system.
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

  • International

    395 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 USD per credit and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    395 USD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 395 USD per credit and a duration of 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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Literacy with K-12 Reading Endorsement
Concordia University, St. Paul