Literacy Education M.A. With Certification

Next Start Date August 18, 2021

10

Courses Required

$640

cost per credit hour

30

Total Credit Hours

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Degree Awarded: Master of Arts in Literacy Education

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The Master of Arts in Literacy Education offered by the College of Education and Human Services is a professional graduate program that leads to pre-K through adult reading specialist certification in West Virginia. Coursework focuses on preparing specialized reading professionals in the three areas identified by the International Literacy Association. You will gain a deep understanding of the theory and research that is fundamental to successful teaching of reading, and upon graduation you may attach Reading Specialist certification to their current teaching area by passing the PRAXIS Series test.

Learning Formats
  • Online Asynchronous
Start Dates
  • August 18, 2021
  • January 10, 2022
  • May 16, 2022

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The College of Education and Human Services offers a Master of Arts in Literacy Education, formerly known as Reading, online. This professional graduate program leads to pre-K through adult reading specialist certification in West Virginia. Coursework will focus on preparing specialized reading professionals in the three areas identified by the International Literacy Association. Graduates of this program may attach Reading Specialist certification to their current teaching area by passing the PRAXIS Series test. The degree requires 30 credit hours for completion.

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