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Literacy Education - Birth - Grade 6

The City University of New York

12 months
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25650 USD/year
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11090 USD/year
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About

The MSEd in Literacy Education - Birth - Grade 6 from The City University of New York is designed for teachers with NYS certification in Early Childhood or Childhood Education to become teachers of literacy and reading at the Early Childhood and elementary grade levels. 

Overview

This  MSEd in Literacy Education - Birth - Grade 6 from The City University of New York leads to certification in Literacy Birth to Grade 6.

Progress Standards

  • Minimum GPA for Retention - Graduate students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 to remain at Hunter College. Students whose grades fall below this standard are required to raise their GPAs to at least 3.0 within one semester.
  • No F in the first two semesters—students who receive a grade of F or WU in any course in the first two semesters will not be allowed to continue in the program.
  • Progress holds due to Incomplete Grades - Students with two or more INCs will not be allowed to register for any courses.

Key Course Performance Standards

  • Students must receive a grade of at least a B in key program courses. 
  • Students who receive a grade of F or WU in key program courses may not continue in the program. 
  • Key Program Courses are identified by the label (KC) in the course title.

Exit Requirements

  • Overall GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Maintain a valid and appropriate NYS certification.
  • An “achieved the standard” rating, or better, on the Professional Teaching Portfolio during final presentation to the Master’s in Literacy Portfolio Review Committee.
  • A grade of B or better in literacy courses EDLIT 736, EDLIT 737, EDLIT 742, and EDLIT 740.
  • Complete the Dignity for All Students Act (DASA) workshop.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language and Literacy: Birth through Grade 2
  • Language, Literacy and Culture, Grades 1-12
  • Literacy Assessment: Birth–Grade 6
  • Children’s Literature
  • Theories and Process of Teaching Writing: Pre-K–Grade 6
  • Literacies within the Disciplines: K–Grade 6

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

31 alternative credits

31-37

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a GPA of at least 3.0 or a master’s degree with a GPA of at least 3.5.
  • NYS initial, professional, or permanent certification in Early Childhood Education, Childhood Education, Pre K-Grade 6, TESOL or Special Education.
  • A letter of recommendation from a supervisor as one of the two letters of recommendation.
  • On-site writing sample after the application is reviewed.
  • On-site interview after the application is reviewed.
  • Submission of official score report on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), except applicants who are certified teacher or school administrators and hold a graduate degree.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    25650 USD/year
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  • National

    25650 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 25650 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11090 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 11090 USD per year during 12 months.

Part time

  • Resident:  $470 per credit
  • Non-resident:  $855 per credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
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Funding

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