MSEd On Campus

Literacy Studies

The City University of New York

12 months
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
855 USD/credit 30780 USD/year
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The 36-credit MSEd in Literacy Studies from The City University of New York leads to a Master of Science in Education degree. Registered in New York State, the program leads to professional certification in teaching literacy in two different concentrations: Birth- Grade 6 and Grades 5 –12.


MSEd in Literacy Studies from The City University of New York Continuation Requirements

  • Maintain GPA of 3.0.
  • Meet any conditions placed on initial matriculation before the completion of 12 graduate credits. College and Departmental policies regarding academic probation also apply.

M.S.Ed. Program in Literacy Studies Graduation Requirements

  • Students must complete the required graduate credits of study pertaining to their program. Students must earn a minimum overall GPA of 3.0 in their course work to be recommended by the College for certification.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Language and Literacy Acquisition and Development of Children
  • Instructional Approaches for Language and Literacy Development in Childhood Education
  • Assessing and Evaluating Language and Literacy Development in Childhood Education
  • Literacy in the Content Areas
  • Practicum in Fostering Language and Literacy Development in Early Childhood and Childhood Education
  • Project Seminar: Research on Literacy I and II

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent from an accredited college or university.
  • Demonstrated ability to pursue graduate study successfully, that is, a minimum grade average of B in the undergraduate records as a whole.
  • An initial teaching certificate or qualify for initial certification within three semesters.
  • An essay outlining career goals.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • An individual interview.
  • Submit scores of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) revised general test, i.e., verbal reasoning, quantitative reasoning, and analytical writing and scores from the Academic Literacy Skills Test.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    30780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 855 USD per credit during 12 months.


  • Full-time - $5,545/semester
  • Part-time - $470/credit

Living costs for New York City

1819 - 3968 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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