Boston College

Lynch School of Education

Reading and Literacy


140 Commonwealth Avenue

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:


Format: Campus

Program Description:

Reading and Literacy Education master of education (m.ed.) The graduate reading program consists of a series of courses and related practicum experiences designed to help classroom teachers and resource room specialists increase knowledge and skill as teachers of literacy. The program is designed to enable candidates with at least one year of teaching to meet Massachusetts licensure standards for Teacher of Reading. The program conforms to the guidelines of the International Reading Association. The Programs of Study consists of foundation courses, courses in language and literacy, and practica experiences as a teacher of reading. A classroom teaching license is normally required for admission into the program, as well as a year of teaching under such license. Students should carefully plan programs in consultation with the program advisor to see that degree and licensure requirements are met. Classroom teachers must meet with the practicum director (Fran Loftus, 671-552-4206) to create a proposal to fulfill practicum requirements while remaining in their own classroom. For more information about eligibility and licensure, visit the Teacher Education/Special Education, Curriculum and Instruction Department page. Program of Study Faculty: Maria Estela Brisk, Curt Dudley-Marling, Audrey Friedman, Lisa Patel Stevents, Patrick Proctor View information on the graduate admission and financial aid process.



Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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