Graduate Literacy Education

Graduate Literacy Education

On-Campus* and Online Literacy Education Program

The on-campus MS programs in literacy are for candidates who hold an initial teaching certification and are seeking NY State literacy certification for Birth-Grade 6 or Grades 5-12. Those who do not hold an initial teaching certification can complete the program for Literacy PLUS Childhood Education certification or Literacy PLUS Adolescent Education.

Note: NYS has reciprocal certification with most other states, so please ask about this option.

The On-Campus Literacy Program has four tracks:

Candidates in the tracks below will initially be assigned to the Childhood or Adolescence Education programs. Once the certification coursework is complete, the candidate may complete the additional coursework needed for literacy certification. 

*Please note that our on-campus program does include some online courses. 

The Online Literacy Program has two tracks:

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