Roger Williams University
School of Education
M.A. Literacy Education
One Old Ferry Road
Bristol, RI 02809
Master of Arts in Literacy Education
The Master of Arts in Literacy Education is designed to provide licensed teachers with the necessary skills to thrive as reading specialists. The program is taught by expert literacy professors dedicated to delivering high-quality instruction to help teachers develop competencies in literary instruction, assessment and leadership.
The program leads to certification as a Pre-K-12 reading specialist/consultant in the state of Rhode Island and in member states of the Interstate Certification Compact (ICC). With a strong emphasis on social justice, civil discourse, and global citizenship, the program is designed in a part-time cohort format for busy classroom teachers. Recent graduates may also participate in the program if they already possess teaching certification.
Accreditation:The National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification (NASDTEC) Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE)
International Student Requirements:International applicants are not eligible for this program.
Facts & Figures
Financial Aid: Yes
International Financial Aid: Yes
Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): 536 USD
Classification: Baccalaureate College—General
Locale: Large Suburb
Size & Settings: 3,000-5,999