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Literacy Education

Drake University

12 months
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500 USD/credit 15000 USD/year
500 USD/credit 15000 USD/year
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With the shifting social and economic demographics in Iowa, the demand for quality teachers who are experts in literacy education has never been greater. We offer a master degree in Literacy Education at Drake University. 

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Overview

Drake University offers a Master’s degree in Literacy Education with optional endorsements in K-8 Reading, 5-12 Reading, or K-12 Reading Specialist that can be included as part of the coursework.  

The program is designed for teachers and other educators who desire to lead literacy initiatives, become literacy coaches, develop curriculum, serve as master teachers and learn new strategies and techniques to assist students struggling in the classroom.

The program emphasizes contemporary skills in literacy education and research. Coursework is comprised of seven core classes.  These seven core courses can also be pursued separately for those interested in receiving only a K-12 Iowa Reading Specialist Endorsement.  It provides an opportunity to earn a reading endorsement or reading specialist endorsement.

Curriculum

  • The Master of Science in Literacy Education is a 32-credit hour program. Seven 3-credit hour core courses are required for all students. 
  • To complete the remaining credits, you may add a reading endorsement or pursue a reading specialist endorsement. In some cases, students may be able to transfer credits already earned.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Case Studies in Literacy Education
  • Writing Research & Theory
  • Models of Literacy Instruction
  • Reading Research & Theory
  • Leading & Coaching Data Team Analysis in Reading
  • Managing School-Wide Change through Literacy Coaching

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is requested that all materials be submitted approximately 8 weeks prior to the beginning of the intended start term.  

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for Admission
  • Résumé or Curriculum Vitae
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Official Transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    15000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 500 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Des Moines

973 - 1510 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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