• Application Deadline
  • 15 months
    Duration
Access all 180000+ programmes, for free with a Studyportals account.
account benefits visualised
Continue with
or
By registering, you agree to our  Privacy Statement  and  Terms and Conditions.

Overview

In this Literacy program at the American College of Education you will learn how to develop a supportive curriculum that helps students and teachers meet important reading milestones.

Key Features

  • Relevant Coursework

 This program was designed to incorporate best practices in literacy development for diverse P-12 students.

  • Focused Coursework

 This 31-credit online program includes 28 credits in literacy courses. You will learn about all aspects of literacy including literacy for exceptional learners, intervention strategies for reading difficulties, and how to implement literacy in context.

  • Flexible

Study on your schedule. Our online format allows you to plan your coursework around your life.

  • Comprehensive Approach

 You will learn how to directly impact students through curriculum and program creation. You’ll also study how to provide professional development at school and district levels to help other teachers enhance reading instruction.

Accreditation

We are, and have always been, regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. This accreditation guarantees that our programs meet certain levels of quality standards.   

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Strengthening Literacy 
  • Emerging Literacy for Elementary Teachers
  • Investigating Literacy Fundamentals
  • Integrating Literacy Concepts
  • Implementing Literacy in Context
  •  Linguistics and Literature
  •  21st Century Literacies

Lecturers

Dr. Tiffany Hamlett has worked in higher education for eight years in various educational fields. Her background includes early childhood education, curriculum development, and research methods. In addition, she serves as a reviewer for Social Development and the Southern Early Childhood Association. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 15 months
    • Part-time variant
      Flexible
  • Credits
    31 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

You need the following TOEFL iBT ® score:

  • Minimum required score:

    80

    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®

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: 2.75

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to 2.75 on a US 4.0 grading scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on a 4.0 scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Minimum Cumulative Grade Point Average of 2.50 on a 4.0 Scale for Provisional Admission

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Bachelor's or Highest Post-Baccalaureate degree earned
  • Minimum Grade Point Average 2.75 on a 4.0 Scale for full admission
  • Documentation of at least an initial teaching license (in the state the applicant resides), school service personnel license, or a school services certificate 
  • If applicants do not have a teaching certificate, they may document their teaching status by providing evidence of full-time teaching assignment from an individaul in a supervisory capacity or from a human resources official of the school at their current employment

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    6936 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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.

Check your fit
Check your budget and academic fit with this study

Let us fund your studies abroad!

Apply to The Global Study Awards and get the chance to receive up to £10000 for your study abroad! This funding is powered by ISIC, British Council, IELTS and Studyportals.

Tell me more
Global Study Awards

Wishlist

You’ve wishlisted multiple studies. Did you know you can compare them side-by-side in our Compare-tool?