St. Joseph's College

School of Arts and Sciences

Master of Arts in Literacy and Cognition


155 West Roe Blvd

Patchogue, NY 11772

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Arts in Literacy and Cognition

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Building on the strength of St. Joseph’s long-renowned teacher education program, the Master of Arts in Literacy/Cognition degree (birth through grade 6) is designed for those who hold Initial or Provisional certifications in Early Childhood and/or Childhood and wish to become diagnosticians of literacy processes to meet the needs of all students. The part-time program produces innovative teachers of literacy in their own classrooms or as elementary school reading specialists. With additional coursework in administration, graduates can become supervisors of English Language Arts. The 36-credit curriculum includes a Master’s Thesis and a 50-hour practicum.


Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools, Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Facts & Figures

Classification: Baccalaureate College—General

Loans Offered: Subsidized Stafford, Unsubsidized Stafford, and Private alternative loans offered.

Locale: Large City

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