University at Buffalo

Graduate School of Education

Literacy Specialist


408 Capen Hall

Buffalo, NY 14260

United States



Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Literacy Specialist

Format: Campus

Program Description:

The Literacy Specialist program is for experienced classroom teachers who recognize a need to expand their knowledge of the methods, materials, and theories of reading, reading instruction, reading assessment and diagnosis, and re-mediation of reading difficulties.

A major focus of the program is developmental reading, including study of developmental reading, including study of developmental readers, reading processes, and reading instruction at the pre-school and emergent level, elementary grades, and secondary grades. Important components of the developmental reading program include study of literacy and technology; language, literacy, and culture; and childrenÆs and young adults literature.


North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999

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