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2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Literacy, MEd

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Program code: LTCY-MED

The MEd in Literacy is a graduate program housed in the Department of Professional Studies in Education. This degree is offered to educators certified in teaching who are pursuing graduate studies in reading and literacy theories, research, and instructional practices.

The MEd in Literacy requires thirty credits. Students may also receive a Reading Specialist Certification by completion of twenty-seven credits within the master’s program, opting out of the research course, LTCY 698 

Admission Criteria

Applicants to the program must meet the requirements for admission to the School of Graduate Studies and Research and must meet the following criteria:

  • An applicant must hold a teaching certificate and have a cumulative undergraduate grade point average of 3.0 or one that is commensurate with the requirements of the Pennsylvania Department of Education.

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