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American College of Education

M.Ed. Online
15 months
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6940 USD/year
6940 USD/year
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About

This Literacy program at the American College of Education is designed for educators who wish to bring systematic change to schools seeking to improve or enhance reading instruction.

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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. 

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 15 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

31 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

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.
2.75

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.
80
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).
6.5

Other requirements

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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.
  • National

    6940 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8675 USD for the full programme and a duration of 15 months.

Funding

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.

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!

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