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Developmental Education (Literacy Concentration)

Texas State University

12 months
Duration
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
765 USD/credit 27540 USD/year
357 USD/credit 12852 USD/year
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About

The Developmental Education (Literacy Concentration)program from Texas State University offers students the opportunity to research with nationally and internationally recognized, award-winning faculty in beautiful Central Texas.

Overview

Students of the Developmental Education (Literacy Concentration) from Texas State University learn to think critically about theory, research, and practice in multiple areas of college readiness and developmental education including developmental literacy, learning support, and developmental mathematics.

A comprehensive, broad-based degree that prepares students to address the needs of developmental learners in postsecondary education.

Program Mission

Housed within the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the program prepares scholars, researchers, leaders, administrators, instructors, and practitioners to work in developmental education programs in two- and four-year colleges and universities. As a multidisciplinary program, the faculty, staff, and students work collaboratively across various academic disciplines, diverse communities, and geographic boundaries. Both rigorous and supportive, the program advances theory, research, and practice in multiple areas of developmental education — including literacy, learning support, and developmental mathematics — by actively engaging students in teaching, scholarship, and professional service.

Career Options

Graduates are prepared to pursue careers at two- and four-year colleges and universities in the following areas:

  • learning assistance centers and tutorial programs
  • developmental instruction programs in writing, mathematics, reading, and learning strategy development
  • pre-college-to-college transition programs, such as the federal TRIO programs, which include Talent Search, Upward Bound, and Student Support Services
  • non-governmental programs

Programme Structure

Students will select an area of concentration based on their goals and career expectations:

  • learning support: prepares students to lead instruction and academic support programs for postsecondary students seeking academic assistance in an array of disciplines
  • literacy (reading and writing): prepares students with theoretical and practical literacy knowledge and skills to be successful teachers
  • developmental mathematics: prepares students with theoretical and practical mathematical knowledge and skills to be successful teachers

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
2.75

Other requirements

General requirements

  • completed online application
  • $55 nonrefundable application fee or
  • $90 nonrefundable application fee for applications with international credentials
  • baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited university
  • a copy of an official transcript from each institution where course credit was granted
  • minimum 2.75 GPA in your last 60 hours of undergraduate course work (plus any completed graduate courses)
  • statement of purpose (approximately 500 words) describing your background and professional goals, including your rationale for pursuing the chosen professional degree program, how your goals tie into the mission of the graduate program, and your philosophy of teaching and learning
  • three letters of recommendation from individuals who know you as a student or as a professional

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27540 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 765 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12852 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 357 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for San Marcos

921 - 1707 USD /month
Living costs

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Funding

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