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Literacy and Language Arts

Western Connecticut State University

24 months
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26476 USD/year
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About

The mission of the MSED in Literacy and Language Arts Program at the Western Connecticut State University is to prepare educators to become reading specialists, literacy coaches, and professional leaders who are highly knowledgeable in the theoretical and practical foundations of literacy.

Overview

Key facts:

The goals, objectives and learning outcomes of Western Connecticut State University’s MSED in Literacy and Language Arts are varied and are critical to facilitate the development of reading specialists, literacy coaches, and professional leaders. The program is designed to prepare K-12 educators to:

  • Graduates of the program will use their knowledge of cognitive, linguistic, motivation, and socio-cultural foundations of literacy to sustain and connect classroom communities;
  • Synthesize and apply major theories and empirical research that describe the cognitive, linguistic, motivation, and socio-cultural foundations of reading and writing development, processes, and components as indicated by the design of an action research project in literacy.
  • Graduates of the program will demonstrate the ability to plan, develop, and adjust services that meet the needs of diverse learners;
  • Expand his or her professional knowledge base regarding the education and development of exceptional, gifted, talented, and disabled students as indicated by case studies of struggling readers and writers.
  • Accurately assess and analyze student learning, reflecting on adjustments needed for both instruction and assessment as indicated by the measuring student learning project.
  • Graduates of the program will demonstrate the ability to use relevant pedagogical skills and educational psychology knowledge in the planning, development, delivery and assessment of professional services in support of relevant educational goals

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Development of Reading in the Elementary Schools
  • Content Area Literacy: Development of Reading in the Secondary School
  • Language Development
  • Sociolinguistics and Literacy Learning

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • Master of Science in Education – Literacy and Language Arts: Fall Admission Only.

Credits

36 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Application for admission to the Office of Graduate Admissions and a $50 application fee
  • One official transcript mailed (not hand-delivered) to the Office of Graduate Admissions from each college or university previously attended, including all earned grades and degree – (For initial nonmatriculating enrollment, an unofficial transcript indicating a 3.0 undergraduate grade point average (GPA) or higher and the baccalaureate degree will suffice.)
  • A copy of a valid teaching certificate in elementary and/or secondary education
  • Evidence of successful completion of any required prerequisite courses for a particular concentration
  • Evidence of an earned baccalaureate degree from an accredited institution of higher education

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13238 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    26476 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13238 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • In-State

    13252 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6626 USD per semester during 24 months.

Living costs for Danbury

1100 - 1600 USD /month
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