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Mercy College

School of Education, Teaching Literacy, Birth to Grade 12


555 Broadway
Dobbs Ferry, NY  10522-1189
United States





Program Information

Degree Offered

M.S.- Teaching Literacy

Format: Campus, Online

Program Description:

The Master of Science Degree in Teaching Literacy is designed for students seeking professional certification in the teaching certificate they presently hold.

The literacy programs are designed for the needs of practicing professionals, and are based on the standards of the International Reading Association and the New York State Education Department. The goal of the learner-centered literacy programs is to prepare educators to apply their knowledge of theories, current research, and exemplary teaching practices to meet the challenges of struggling learners. Learn strategies for developing an awareness that speaking, listening, reading, and writing are interrelated and how these skills impact a child's literacy development. The faculty provides guidance and support.


Mercy College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Eligibility Requirements:

An initial certification from New York State or an equivalent certification from another state is required.

Tuition & Financial Aid

Cost Per Credit Hour:

$754.00 USD

Financial Aid Offered: No

Classification: Master's Colleges & Universities I

Institution Sector: Private not-for-profit

Locale: Large Suburb

Size & Settings: 5,000 - 9,999