24 months
Duration
23200 USD/year
23200 USD/year
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About

The traditional Master’s in Literacy program at Missouri State University offers individuals the opportunity to advance their skills as a literacy professional and gives them the opportunity to change lives through highly effective literacy instruction.

Overview

The Literacy program at Missouri State University is designed for those currently in the teaching field or those interested in furthering their education in the field of literacy. The courses within the program cover a variety of topics, from early literacy development to content area literacy, as well as assessment in literacy and instruction for diverse learners. 

Learning outcomes

  • Candidates will be able to apply the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) content standards to the field of Literacy.
  • Candidates will be able to apply the International Reading Association (IRA), Standards for Literacy Professionals (2010), to all aspects of their instructional practices.
  • Candidates will be able to apply the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) standards to the field of Literacy.
  • Candidates will be able to demonstrate professional knowledge, dispositions, and skills in literacy pedagogy.
  • Candidates will be able to demonstrate high proficiency in working with students of all ethnicities, racial backgrounds, and other diversities for those who struggle in literacy development.
  • Candidates will be able to demonstrate high proficiency in using technology during instruction, as needed, to support student learning.
  • Candidates will be able to demonstrate professional communication skills with students, colleagues, and families of students.

Programme Structure

Modules included:

  • Successful Classroom Communities to Enhance Student Learning
  • Analysis and Correction of Difficulties in Literacy
  • Techniques of Responsive Support in the Literacy Classroom
  • Relationship of Language to Literacy and Intellectual Development
  • Assessment Procedures for the Literacy Specialist

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Credits

36 SCH

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
79

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission decisions and assignment of an advisor will not be made until all required materials are submitted. A candidate may take up to nine hours as a nondegree-seeking student before being accepted into the program.
  • To be considered for admission to the program, a student must first submit a Graduate Application.
  • Official transcripts of all undergraduate and graduate course work must be submitted.
  • Applicants must also submit a letter of intent, which includes the candidate’s teaching and professional goals, future plans, background and teaching experience.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    23200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11600 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    23200 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11600 USD per semester during 24 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.

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