University of Mississippi

School of Education

Master of Education in Literacy Education

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Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Master of Education in Literacy Education

Format: Online

Program Description:

This program is designed for educators wishing to: -Become more specialized literacy teachers in K-12 classrooms -Be prepared to serve as literacy coaches and leaders in K-12 classrooms The M.Ed. in Literacy Online program examines the roles and responsibilities of a reading specialist/literacy coach. The program is designed for teachers who seek to become more specialized literacy teachers who can serve as reading specialists and literacy leaders in their schools and districts. The Master of Education in Literacy Education is a 36-hour program examining the roles and responsibilities of a reading specialist/literacy coach. The program provides strong, foundational coursework that builds to 6 hours of internship coursework where candidates function in literacy leadership roles in their schools, districts, and/or communities. This program is designed for teachers who seek to become more specialized literacy teachers who can serve as reading specialists and literacy coaches or literacy leaders in their schools and districts.

Accreditation:

The School of Education is fully accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and by the Council for the Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The School also holds accreditation with three specialized associations: •National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD) •National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) •National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)

Facts & Figures

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 458.50 USD USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

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