Adelphi University

Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

Master of Science in Literacy Education

Address:

Office of University Admissions, Levermore Hall, Room 114

One South Avenue

Garden City, NY 11530

United States

Phone:

800-233-5744

Fax:

1-516-877-4783

Program Information

Degree Offered:

Master of Science in Literacy Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The importance of the quality of the literacy specialist cannot be overemphasized. If you’re interested in helping children become proficient readers and writers, we offer a Master of Science in Literacy Education and an advanced certificate track leading to New York State certification in literacy, from birth–grade 6, grade 5–grade 12 or birth–grade 12.

WHY SHOULD I ENROLL IN ADELPHI’S LITERACY EDUCATION PROGRAM?

Evening courses give flexibility to working students, who may attend part or full time.
Our faculty members are experts in their fields with strong practical experiences.
Small classes and personalized advisement are offered.
During practicum, you will gain valuable experience working with children at our Literacy Center.

WHAT WILL I STUDY IN LITERACY EDUCATION?

Our programs in literacy offer an integrated, theoretically grounded view that addresses the needs of students and teachers in diverse communities. We focus on preparing graduate candidates for their careers as classroom teachers, interventional literacy teachers, clinicians, supervisors and coordinators of literacy in school districts who can improve teaching and learning, and who can work with individual students at all levels.

M.S. in Literacy Programs

- Birth-Grade 12  M.S. in Literacy
- Birth-Grade 6  M.S. in Literacy
- Grades 5-12  M.S. in Literacy

Advanced Certificate in Literacy Programs

- Birth-Grade 6 Advanced Certificate
- Birth-Grade 12 Advanced Certificate course requirements
- Grades 5-12 Advanced Certificate

Accreditation:

National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 1050 USD

In State Tuition (per year): 34180 USD

Out State Tuition (per year): 34180 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Locale: Large Suburb